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Vacancy: Outreach and Impact Coordinator

last modified Jan 17, 2017 09:13 AM

Outreach and Impact Coordinator for the Faculties of Architecture & History of Art and Music

Salary: £27,629 to £32,958

Limit of tenure: 01 02 2017 to 31 07 2018

The School of Arts and Humanities has a vacancy for an Outreach and Impact Coordinator to provide an ambitious programme of projects and events focussing on knowledge exchange, research impact and education outreach for the Faculties of Architecture & History of Art and Music. The Outreach Coordinator will spend one third of her/his time working in each of the three faculties.

The Outreach Coordinator will organise a number of events across the year to showcase the research activities of all three departments in the local and national arena and will contribute to the University’s annual Festival of Ideas and Science Festivals. It is expected that the post-holder will work closely with the School’s Communications Manager when planning events. In addition, the Outreach and Impact Coordinator will organise education outreach events aimed at improving access to Architecture, History of Art and Music at University level for students from Widening Participation backgrounds. S/he will also organise events to share the knowledge and resources available in the departments with the wider community.

The role holder will have excellent communication and organisational skills and will have experience of designing, marketing and delivering and evaluating outreach projects and events. S/he will be educated to degree level and have excellent IT and marketing skills.

It is essential that the role holder is able to motivate others, work to deadlines and manage a tight budget. S/he will have a good understanding of health and safety legislation and the regulations surrounding child protection as well as being experienced in writing risk assessments. The successful applicant will be required to apply for clearance via the Disclosure and Barring Service. https://www.gov.uk/crb-criminal-records-bureau-check/overview.

If you have excellent interpersonal skills, are energetic and imaginative with a flexible and innovative approach to your work, and have the ability to lead and motivate others, this will prove a challenging and fulfilling role.

Further information about the two Faculties is available at: http://www.aha.cam.ac.uk/ and http://www.mus.cam.ac.uk

Applications must be submitted by midnight on 6 February 2017 using the University’s online Job Applications system. Please complete the online recruitment process which can be found here: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/12602/, along with further particulars about the position. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register for an account (if you do not have one already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to or

Interviews will take place during the morning of Tuesday 14 February 2017.

Quote Reference: GT11160

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