Art Shop Assistant

Bath Spa University
Bath, Somerset
£8,307.39 to £9,127.98 per annum
17 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Part Time

Post Title: Art Shop Assistant

Academic Unit/Department: Bath School of Art & Design       

Location: Sion Hill Campus

Line Manager: Dave Tinkham, Resources Manager

Rate of Pay: £8,307.39 to £9,127.98 per annum (pro rata of £16,289 to £17,898)

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Part time, 25 hours per week, Term Time Only, 35 weeks per year

Ref: 10/16/1178

Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, 2nd November 2016

Interview Date: Monday 14th November 2016   

About us

Bath Spa University's vision is to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. Through inspirational teaching and research, we transform students' lives. Based in a World Heritage city and connected to a network of international partners, Bath Spa University will ensure that its graduates are socially engaged global citizens.

We offer you the best of everything.  We're a modern, forward-thinking university based in a city steeped in heritage.  We offer a tranquil working environment that's full of people with energy.  And we combine a focus on transforming the lives of our students with a commitment to developing the careers of our staff.

More than just a job - working for Bath Spa University is a chance to explore, discover, learn and grow.

Bath Spa University is a popular university and both students and staff value our attractive campuses, which include a beautiful parkland estate and historic buildings set in inspirational scenery

Bath School of Art and Design is situated at the top of Sion Hill, Bath, with exceptional views across the city is the main hub for the School, providing workshops, studios, seminar rooms, lecture theatre and the specialist library. Across the School's various satellite sites, Fashion can be found in the enviable No 4 The Circus, which is just a moment away from the Fashion Museum, and in Palace Yard Mews, along with Photography and Research. Additional Dartmouth Avenue artists studios are in the city's student quarter, and the research facilities are in the very impressive setting of Corsham Court.

About the role

To sell appropriate materials to students and other customers and to assist with the operation of the School of Art and Design's retail operations and support the Resources Manager. To source, order and supply good quality materials and goods and ensure best value for money for the School and University. To be prepared to work on any University site if necessary.

About you (requirements)

You will have excellent customer service skills as well as good numeracy and literacy skills, and the ability to work as part of a team and contribute effectively to successful team working. You will need the ability to cope with duties and responsibilities and with associated physical working environment, and you will have the ability to work and interact well with people at all levels.

Ideally, you will have Previous experience of retail trade/cash handling, and a knowledge of or interest in art.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact David Tinkham, Resources Manager, on 01225 875475 or 

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please visit by clicking apply. Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa.  For further information, please visit the following link:

As a Bath Spa Graduate, you can access Bath Spa Careers for up to three years after graduation. Services include support with job applications and interview techniques. For further information, go to CareerHub, email or phone 01225 875525.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community