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VACANCY: Outreach & Impact Coordinator

last modified Feb 04, 2019 09:13 AM

The Faculty of Music at the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint an Outreach & Impact Coordinator to develop and deliver a range of public engagement activity covering research impact, widening participation and student recruitment. The successful candidate will have significant experience of designing, planning and managing events, ideally in the field of music, as well as experience of writing reports which effectively communicate key messages.

At the heart of a vast network of musical study, research and practice, the Faculty of Music is made up of 14 academic staff, 6 postdoctoral researchers, 12 affiliated lecturers and 16 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 work with academic colleagues to identify and facilitate a variety of knowledge exchange activity through lectures, exhibitions, performances and digital resources. They will also work directly with schools and young people to actively promote the world-class learning opportunities for music Cambridge through a combination of recruitment events and more specific activity to target the needs of key groups.

The post is fixed term to 30 September 2018 and is on a part-time basis of 0.4 FTE.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children and adults' barred lists).

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button on the University jobs website. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Alex Drury, Faculty Manager at in the first instance.

Please quote reference GT12388 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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