Head of Print Studio

Organisation: Dundee Contemporary Arts

Salary: £34,171.87 per annum

Location: Dundee

DCA’s Head of Print Studio is responsible for the leadership of the Print Studio at DCA, an internationally renowned centre for print production, collaboration and research, with a diverse range of standard and specialised print and CNC equipment, offering open access facilities, workshops, courses, residencies, editioning and special projects. The print-based activities developed and delivered by the team engage a broad range of users including artists, community partners and members of the public, as part of DCA’s creative and cultural programme.

Working closely with the Director to fulfil DCA’s vision, the post holder is responsible for bringing their experience and expertise as a print maker to lead the team, and manage and develop the Print Studio workshop, facilities and wider offer.

The Head of Print Studio is a member of DCA’s Senior Management Team, with the Heads of Cinema, Exhibitions, Learning, and Operations, the Deputy Director – Head of External Relations and the Deputy Director – Head of Finance. Strong working, supportive and strategic relationships with all SMT members is key. The Head of Print Studio manages the Print Studio team, which includes five Co-ordinators, the Editions Manager, a Technical Assistant. From Spring 2023, the Emeritus Head of Artist Projects will join the team for two years.

The post holder is also responsible for working closely with the Head of Exhibitions, Head of Operations, Head of Learning and the Communications team to ensure the delivery of activities.

A creative and focused individual, with strong print making and innovative collaboration experience, you will lead the team, and work with the wider organisation and a range of external partners and peer organisations to ensure the Print Studio continues to be a model of excellence regionally, nationally and internationally and which supports DCA’s mission, vision, aims and values. A commitment to equality, anti-racism, social justice and accessibility in all areas of your work is essential.

Application Deadline: Monday 20/02/2023