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Arts and Culture Officer - QMUL20868

Department: Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Salary: £38,084 - £42,433 (pro rata ) (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL20868
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 03-Dec-2019
Closing date: 05-Jan-2020

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Overview:

Queen Mary University of London is a leading global university with a difference. A member of the Russell Group, we have recently launched our new Strategy 2030 and are one of the UK’s top research universities, committed to improving social justice and achieving the previously unthinkable.

The Arts and Culture Strategy for Queen Mary University of London was approved in April 2017 and launched in November of that year. The Strategy’s four aims are:

• To develop Queen Mary’s role as an institution committed to diversity, inclusion, and well-being through artistic and cultural research

• To contribute to the creative economy and enhance student employability

• To support quality partnerships and build capacity for students and staff to engage in cultural activities

• To communicate the range and value of Queen Mary’s cultural work.

The successful candidate will provide high-level support to the Academic Lead for the Arts and Culture Strategy. You will work closely with the Academic Lead to plan, facilitate and monitor the development and implementation of the Strategy and will be directly responsible for organising events and other outputs, communications, outreach to academics and potential speakers, managing budget and occasionally other staff.  You will develop relationships with a variety of external and internal stakeholders, building good relationships internally and developing your own knowledge of public engagement at Queen Mary, nationally and internationally. 

You will develop relationships with a variety of external and internal academic staff, professional services staff and other stakeholders, building good relationships internally and developing your own knowledge of inter-disciplinary research activity and engagement at Queen Mary and more broadly.

The post is part-time (0.6fte) and fixed term for eighteen months. Starting salary will be in the range £38,804 - £42,433 per annum (pro rata) inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata), 4 University closure days, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Marta Timoncini m.timoncini@qmul.ac.uk. Application enquiries can be directed to humanresources@qmul.ac.uk

Details about Arts and Culture at Queen Mary can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/artsandculture/

To apply, please click on the link below.
The closing date for applications is Sunday 5 January 2020. Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday 13 January 2020.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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