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Faculty of Music


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

Salary: £27,057 to £32,277

Limit of tenure: 01 09 2015 to 31 07 2016

The School of Arts and Humanities has a vacancy for an Outreach Coordinator to provide an ambitious portfolio of outreach activities for the Faculties of Architecture & History of Art and Music.

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 Coordinator will organise educational outreach events to help widen participation and improve access for state school children.  S/he will also organise events to share the knowledge and resources available in the departments with the wider community.

You will have excellent communication and organisational skills and will have experience of designing and delivering outreach projects and events.   You should be educated to degree level and will have excellent IT and marketing skills.

The ability to work to deadline and manage a tight budget are necessary.  You will have a good understanding of health and safety legislation and the regulations surrounding child protection.  You will be experienced in writing risk assessments. The successful applicant will be required to apply for clearance via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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: and

Applications must be submitted by midnight on Friday 31 July 2015 using the University’s online Job Applications system.  Please complete the online recruitment process which can be found here:, 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 on Wednesday 19 August 2015.

Quote Reference: GT06470. Closing Date: 31 July 2015, midnight (UK time).

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