Careers at BIMM

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A good music college is only as good as it’s people. We believe that BIMM is the best because we hire the best – it’s as simple as that. We look for people who view things a little differently. People with amazing credentials, a proven track record, a desire to be connected to something really special, and, of course, a deep-seated passion for music.

So, if you think you’ve got what it takes to be part of the UK and Europe’s largest and leading contemporary music college, keep an eye out on the page below for job vacancies. We’d love to have you on board.


 

 

Assistant to Head of Careers, Industry Liaison & Guests and Live Events

Location:  BIMM Institute Manchester
Reporting to:  Head of Careers, Industry Liaison & Guests and Live Events
Contractual hours:24 hours per week * days to be agreed

The post holder will have a supporting role to the Head of Careers, Industry Liaison & Guests and Live Events with specific responsibility for BIMM external events, gigs, marketing, promotion and admin. Working in a fast-paced, varied and exciting department, the role will also encompass expanding work and performances opportunities to BIMM students. This role would suit a graduate with bags of energy, exemplary administrative skills and a keen interest in music who is looking to work closely with talented musicians and the local/national music industry.

This post requires flexible working hours of up to 24 hours per week in college or at BIMM related venues. There will be some evening work so you will be required to work flexibly in line with your line manager. A CRB check will be undertaken prior to the role being formally offered.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Interest and knowledge of the local music scene
  • Excellent timekeeping and time management
  • Experience or desire to work in an events management context
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Proactive work ethic

 
Desirable Criteria

  • Creative mind
  • Full driving licence
  • Reliable
  • Energetic

 

If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by Friday 30th January 2015. Job Description available on request.

 


 

 

Assessment and Examinations Officer

Location:  BIMM Institute Manchester
Reporting to:  Head of Quality and Student Services
Contractual hours:20 hours p/w between 9am – 6pm Monday to Friday

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, dynamic professional with a background which will enable them to take on all aspects of the administration of exams. The successful applicant will work closely with our curriculum teams and administrative team within the Further and Higher Education teams and be responsible for the
co-ordination and delivery of all BIMM Brighton examinations, in accordance with the regulations of our Higher Education and Further Education partners, and Edexcel.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Computer literate with agoodknowledge ofMicrosoft Office,especially Word and Excel
  • Good interpersonal skillswith the abilitytocommunicateatall levels,especiallyon thetelephone
  • High level ofaccuracyindata inputtingandabilityto concentratein abusyoffice environment
  • Be able toworkquicklyand accuratelyunderpressure
  • Be able to multi-task and manage own workload efficiently
  • Experience of scheduling / diary management

 
Desirable Criteria

  • Experience ofadministeringHE andFE Examinationsand assessments
  • Understanding and experience of working with External Examiners and IV and EV procedures

 
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by Friday 30th January 2015. Job Description available on request.

 


 

 

Higher Education Programmes Manager

Location:  BIMM Institute London
Reporting to:  Head of Education
Contractual hours:  09:00 – 18:00, Monday to Friday

We are seeking to appoint a highly experienced, dynamic professional with a strong background in Higher Education taking responsibility for the successful delivery of all HE programmes.

The Higher Education Programme Manager will line manage all HE programme leaders. You will work closely with the Head of Education and College Manager in the administration of all HE programmes and will also work with the BIMM group Academic Development and Quality Assurance team to ensure academic standards and the quality of learning opportunities within HE provision at BIMM London.

You will be a team player who is able to work to tight deadlines and to ensure that all staff and students alike are able to meet our exacting standards of educational excellence.

This post will also include playing a significant role in supporting the Director of Academic Development and Quality Assurance, Head of Student Services and the programme teams in preparing for any course validations, inspections or monitoring visits from partner institutions.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • A minimum of an Honours degree, preferably a taught Masters in a relevant subject
  • Experience of working within Higher Education
  • Experience of managing & leading staff
  • A teaching Qualification or equivalent professional accreditation
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Good level of IT skills

 
Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of programme leadership and quality assurance within the HE context
  • Awareness and understanding of UK QAA Quality Code
  • Substantial experience within a specialist field(s) of the contemporary music industry

If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by Monday 2nd February 2015. Job Description available on request.

 


 

 

Programme Leader – BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship

Location:  BIMM Institute London
Reporting to:  Head of Education
Contractual hours:  0.6 FTE: 24 hours per week – three days

We are seeking to appoint a highly experienced, dynamic practitioner with a strong background in music education to lead the College’s BA (Hons) Creative Musicianship programme. You will work be required to work closely with all departments within the College, and will report directly to the HE Programmes Manager.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the programme, leading on curriculum delivery, curriculum design and teaching and learning.

You will have a strong background as a practitioner and educator, and have the breadth of skills and experience required to ensure quality and excellence in all aspects of the programme.

As well as being an inspirational teacher yourself, you will be required to monitor the day-to-day experience of students in the studio/classroom ensuring the highest quality of teaching and learning at all times.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • A modern music practitioner with substantial live and/or recording experience
  • Qualified to degree level
  • Experience of teaching and assessing in Higher Education
  • Experience of teaching and assessing on the specified course(s)
  • The ability to lead, develop and co-ordinate a team of part-time staff successfully
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills and the confidence and authority to be a spokesperson and ambassador for BIMM
  • Good level of IT skills

 
Desirable Criteria

  • A teaching qualification or equivalent professional accreditation
  • A postgraduate qualification
  • Experience of co-ordinating and leading staff
  • Experience in course design, development and delivery

If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application to Izabela Nowak careers@bimm.co.uk by Monday 2nd February 2015. Job Description available on request.