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Dean of Students
Full-time
London based
Competitive salary and benefits
Reference: 19/043

The Royal Academy of Music is one of the world’s leading conservatoires. Based in central London next to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since our foundation in 1822.  Many of the world’s leading musicians and performers studied with us and we are firmly focussed on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of fields including classical music, jazz, and musical theatre.

As we approach our bicentenary in 2022, we aim to transform the way we recruit and support our students to ensure that the Academy retains its pre-eminence into its third century. A new post of Dean of Students has been created to drive this forward.  A musician of the highest artistic understanding, the Dean will oversee the student experience from Primary Academy through to Postgraduate studies and manage the implementation of the Academy access and admissions strategies. Joining the Senior Management Team, the Dean will be an experienced individual with an outstanding record of leadership and delivery in higher education. The Dean will oversee all professional development activities.  With responsibility for core learning resources, the Dean will also oversee one of the world’s greatest collections of musical instruments and library holdings of international significance.

To be successful in this role, you will have experience and understanding of the higher education sector in the UK. You will have experience of working effectively to deliver results to multiple stakeholders, along with diplomacy and engaging leadership skills. You will be a skilled communicator, committed to the advancement of widening access, and enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues on developing outstanding musicians and performers of the future. 

Completed applications must be received by 10am Friday 18 October 2019.

Interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 24 October 2019.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

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Access and Participation Manager
Part-time: 16.25 hours per week, 0.5 FTE
Salary range: £41,525 - £49,554 inclusive per annum pro-rata 
Reference: 19/044

The Royal Academy of Music is one of the world’s leading conservatoires. Based in central London next to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since our foundation in 1822.  Many of the world’s leading musicians and performers studied with us and we are firmly focussed on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of fields including classical music, jazz, and musical theatre.

As we approach our bicentenary in 2022, we aim to develop our access and participation strategy and activities to ensure that we are providing the participation opportunities for and recruiting students from the widest possible pool of talented young musicians. A new post of Access and Participation Manager has been created to drive this forward. The post holder will have an excellent knowledge and experience of pre-18 music education and the transition to higher education. They will have an excellent understanding of the current national access and participation agenda, and will be committed to widening access and participation in the context of intensive, high-level specialist training.

To be successful in this role, you will have experience and understanding of the higher education sector in the UK. You will have experience of delivering access and participation initiatives in a specialist environment, along with the ability to influence and inspire colleagues at all levels. You will be have excellent communication skills, be tactful and diplomatic and enjoy working collaboratively with colleagues on developing outstanding musicians and performers of the future.

Completed applications must be received by 10am Thursday 31 October 2019.

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 11 November 2019.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

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Executive Assistant and Management Support 
Part-time: 26 hours per week, 0.8 FTE
Salary range: £26,670 - £30,968 pro rata per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Contract type: Fixed term for 12 months
Reference: 19/045

The Royal Academy of Music is a stimulating and friendly environment with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 50 countries.  Based in central London adjacent to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since our foundation in 1822.  Many of the world’s leading musicians and performers studied with us and we are firmly focussed on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines including classical, jazz, and musical theatre.

The Estates Department is at the heart of the Academy and affects the experience of all those visiting the buildings. It is an extremely busy department covering a wide range of activities and operating in an environment which is open to the public. We are looking for an Executive Assistant and Management Support to join the team and to support the Head of Estates with all administration, projects and diary management. You will also provide additional administration support where needed to all Estates team departmental heads, including Maintenance, Events and the Theatre Technical team.

The ideal candidate will have strong organisational skills and excellent attention to detail and presentation along with previous experience in a similar position within Facilities Management.

The post holder must also be confident of their ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with a diverse range of people and be able to remain calm and organised under pressure.

Completed applications must be received by 10am Friday 25 October 2019.

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 4 November 2019.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

Electronic cover letter, which outlines the role and recruitment process 
Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form
Privacy Statement for Employees, Workers and Job Applicants

Estates Analyst 
Part-time: 26 hours per week, 0.8 FTE
Salary range: £38,049 - £44,577 pro rata per annum inclusive of London Allowance
Contract type: Fixed term for 12 months
Reference: 19/046

The Royal Academy of Music is a stimulating and friendly environment with a diverse mix of students and staff from over 50 countries.  Based in central London adjacent to Regent’s Park, we have been training musicians to the highest professional standards since our foundation in 1822.  Many of the world’s leading musicians and performers studied with us and we are firmly focussed on developing tomorrow’s musical leaders in a number of disciplines including classical, jazz, and musical theatre.

The Estates Department is at the heart of the Academy and affects the experience of all those visiting the buildings. It is an extremely busy department covering a wide range of activities and operating in an environment which is open to the public. We are looking for an Estates Analyst to join the Estates team and to support the Head of Estates with responsibility for Financial Services across all Estate Departments. You will also be responsible for process and workflow and providing analytical data to the Head of Estates along with being able to recommend methods for increasing operating efficiency and profitability.

The ideal candidate will have strong financial acumen within an Estates Department environment along with previous experience in a similar position within Facilities Management. You will have excellent analytical skills and experience of contract tender and negotiation. The post holder must also be confident of their ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with a diverse range of people and be able to remain calm and organised under pressure.

Completed applications must be received by 10am Friday 25 October 2019.

Interviews are expected to be held week commencing 4 November 2019.

Enquiries or applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The Academy is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of all students.

Electronic cover letter, which outlines the role and recruitment process 
Job Description and Person Specification
Application Form
Equality Monitoring Form
Privacy Statement for Employees, Workers and Job Applicants

The Academy values diversity and welcomes your application.

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