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Faculty of Music


The Faculty of Music is seeking a part-time Courses Administrator (0.8FTE) to work collaboratively across our teaching programme, maintaining a particular focus and expertise on our postgraduate (PhD and MPhil) courses.  Reporting to the Faculty Manager, you will provide administrative and clerical support to the key academic officers in the Faculty (in particular the Director of Graduate Education and the Academic Secretary to the Degree Committee) and will help to coordinate teaching and assessment for all programmes, coordinating application processes and acting as the first point of contact for the Faculty’s postgraduate students.  You will also provide support for composition-focussed events and projects for with our students.

At the heart of a vast network of musical study, research and practice, the Faculty of Music is made up of 21 academic and research staff, 20 affiliated lecturers and 15 support staff who work with around 200 undergraduates and 75 graduate students. As a world-leading centre of research the Faculty includes specialists in medieval and renaissance music, early modern music, nineteenth-century music, opera, popular music, ethnomusicology, performance studies, composition, and scientific approaches to music. The Faculty hosts the Cambridge Centre for Musical Performance Studies (CMPS) and the Centre for Music and Science (CMS). The Faculty facilities include a fully professional concert hall, a music library, a purpose-built studio and music computing facilities, as well as an impressive collection of historical instruments and a Javanese gamelan.

The successful candidate will be a proactive problem-solver with excellent organisational and communication skills and relevant experience in an administrative role.

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