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.


CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

» Are you a Music Industry Professional? Interested in Higher Education Teaching?

» Course Leader BA Professional Musicianship

» Student Support Officer x 2

» Head of Higher Education & Course Leader
 
 

» Events and Guests Assistant
 
 

» Receptionist

» Receptionist (Temporary Contract – 6.5 months)

» Temporary Student Support Officer (10 month contract)

» Facilities Assistant, Part-time

 


 

 

Are you a Music Industry Professional? Interested in Higher Education Teaching?

Location: BIMM Institute Manchester

As BIMM Manchester grows we are currently looking for people to join our teaching team for Academic year 2015-16 (October start). We would be excited to hear from you if you are a music Industry professional that has an interest in teaching new musicians how to get ahead in the music Industry.

We will have sessional vacancies in the following curriculum areas:

  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Drums
  • Bass
  • Song writing
  • Music Production
  • Music Journalism
  • Event Management
  • Music Business

  
If you are interested in the possibility of some sessional/part time teaching opportunities at BIMM Manchester, please, in the first instance send a CV outlining both your industry achievements and any teaching experience here

Job Description available on request.

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Course Leader BA Professional Musicianship

Location: BIMM Institute Manchester
Reporting to: Head of Education
Contractual hours: 40 hours per week, 9am-6pm Monday to Friday

Person Specification

You will report to the Head of Education and have responsibility for managing all aspects of all BA (Hons) in Professional Musicianship, to include course administration, review and delivery, and management of the course teaching team.

The role requires an inspirational course leader and teacher who can also bring a high level of music industry and academic experience and demonstrate an understanding of, and affinity with, the curriculum at BIMM Institute.

You may be expected to deliver an agreed number of course teaching hours and have module leader responsibilities for some course modules. The role will include undertaking student tutorials, managing the assessment cycle, responding to student feedback and chairing/attending appropriate course-related meetings. You will also have commitment to, and expectation of, the highest standards from the students for whom you are responsible.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Industry experience with a high level of professional expertise in your specialist field
  • A first Degree and Masters Level qualification (or commitment to gaining one)
  • A minimum of two years teaching experience at BA (Hons) level

  
Desirable Criteria

  • A teaching qualification or commitment to gaining one

  
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application here by Wednesday 12th August 2015. Job Description available on request.

Job Description available on request.

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Student Support Officer x 2

Location: BIMM Institute Manchester
Reporting to: Head of Student Service
Contractual hours: 40 hours per week, 9am-6pm Monday to Friday

Person Specification

The post holder will report to the Head of Student Services.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic experienced, dynamic professional with a background which will enable them to take on a key role in upholding all Student Support systems to ensure all students complete their studies and achieve at the highest level.

The successful applicant will work as part of the Student Support team to help promote and encourage access to Student Support services and oversee the welfare of all BIMM students.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Computer literate with an excellent knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively
  • High level accuracy in data inputting
  • Be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure

  
Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of working in Education
  • Experience working with exam rules and regulations
  • Qualification in Counselling or experience dealing with high level pastoral care

  
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application here by Wednesday 12th August 2015. Job Description available on request.

Job Description available on request.

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Head of Higher Education & Course Leader

Location: BIMM Institute Manchester
Reporting to: Head of Student Service
Contractual hours: 40 hours per week, 9am-6pm Monday to Friday

Person Specification

The post holder will be a highly experienced, dynamic professional with a strong background in music and in education who will share responsibility for the leadership, creative development and delivery of all the academic activities of BIMM Manchester. The post holder will be directly accountable for the quality and creativity of delivery of the curriculum and will work in conjunction with the Head of Education to ensure excellent standards are maintained across all BIMM Manchester provision.

Excellence in teaching and learning delivery is crucial to meeting the objectives of all BIMM courses and you will be responsible for ensuring that this high standard is met across our provision at BIMM Manchester, working with tutors to strive for innovation in the classroom and excellent creative outcomes for students. You will be supported by the College Manager and the College Management Team in order to be able to maintain a full awareness and understanding of our Quality and Academic Standards and those of our partner Colleges. This is a management role that will include some classroom teaching.

In overseeing all members of the full and part-time teaching teams you will conduct regular reviews and appraisals monitoring the quality of teaching, learning and assessment. You must be a team player who is used to working to tight deadlines, ensuring that staff and students alike are able to meet exacting standards of educational excellence. It is crucial that the post holder is truly passionate about education for the creative industries and strives to preserve and nurture the individuality and creativity of our students by building a learning environment that thrives on originality and pushing boundaries.
Essential criteria for Applicant

  • At least two years’ experience within Higher Education management
  • Excellent skills in an area of the music industry as well as relevant industry experience
  • Experience of working with Further and Higher Education Institutions
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent level of IT skills
  • Strong background in the delivery of quality teaching and learning
  • Experience of dealing with awarding partner

  
Desirable Criteria

  • A teaching qualification or willingness to gain one
  • MA Level qualification or willingness to gain one

  
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application here by Wednesday 12th August 2015. Job Description available on request.

Job Description available on request.

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Events & Guests Assistant

Location: BIMM Institute London
Reporting to: Head of Events and Guests
Contractual hours: 40 hours per week, working flexibly to support the needs of the team (Standard hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm and during Term time you will be required to work a number of evening events.)

Person Specification

The post holder will have a supporting role to the Head of Events & Guests with specific responsibility for BIMM in house and external Events, Gigs, Artist Auditions, Masterclasses and supplying the marketing department with information on events, guests and student success stories.

This post requires flexible working hours of up to 40 hours per week in College or at BIMM related venues. The usual requirement will be 9.00am – 6.00pm however, there will also be some evening work, so you will be required to work flexibly in line with the Head of Events & Guests.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Strong events experience, preferably within the Music sector
  • Excellent timekeeping, time management and proven organisational skills
  • Social Media management skills and awareness of current social media trends
  • An example of leadership and completion of a creative project

  
Desirable Criteria

  • Music industry experience
  • Experience in Artist Liaison/dealing with VIPs
  • Knowledge of Adobe design packages

  
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application here by Wednesday 12th August 2015. Job Description available on request.

Job Description available on request.

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Receptionist

Location: BIMM Institute Dublin
Reporting to: Head Receptionist and Quality and Student Support Manager
Contractual hours: 40 hours per week between the hours of 8.30am – 8.00pm

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be the first point of contact for all students, tutors and visitors to BIMM Dublin. Working within the reception team, the role will involve dealing with a high volume of calls and responding to all queries in a timely and informative manner. The Receptionist will work as a member of a team to manage all bookings for tutorials, rehearsals and gig auditions and to ensure an efficient front of house is maintained at all times. The role will also involve assisting all BIMM Departments with administrative duties as required.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Friendly disposition with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • An ability to work from own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible approach
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Reliable with excellent time keeping and time management

  
Desirable Criteria

  • Educated to degree level
  • Precious experience in a customer facing role
  • Data entry skills
  • Knowledge and interest in music

  
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application here by Wednesday 5th August 2015. Job Description available on request.

Job Description available on request.

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Receptionist (Temporary Contract – 6.5 months)

Location: BIMM Institute Dublin
Reporting to: Head Receptionist and Quality and Student Support Manager
Contractual hours: 40 hours per week between the hours of 8.30am – 8.00pm

Person Specification

The successful candidate will be the first point of contact for all students, tutors and visitors to BIMM Dublin. Working within the reception team, the role will involve dealing with a high volume of calls and responding to all queries in a timely and informative manner. The Receptionist will work as a member of a team to manage all bookings for tutorials, rehearsals and gig auditions and to ensure an efficient front of house is maintained at all times. The role will also involve assisting all BIMM Departments with administrative duties as required.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Friendly disposition with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • An ability to work from own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible approach
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Reliable with excellent time keeping and time management

  
Desirable Criteria

  • Educated to degree level
  • Precious experience in a customer facing role
  • Data entry skills
  • Knowledge and interest in music

  
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application here by Wednesday 5th August 2015. Job Description available on request.

Job Description available on request.

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Temporary Student Support Officer (10 month contract)

Location: BIMM Institute Dublin
Reporting to: Quality and Student Support Manager
Contractual hours: 9.00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday

Person Specification

The Student Support Officer will have a key role in supporting the QSS Manager in ensuring that all aspects of the School’s Student Support provision, including pastoral tutorials, counselling, learning support welfare awareness programmes and student representative programme are delivered in line with the requirements of our key educational partners and in order to support all students at BIMM Dublin. The Student Support Officer will make a significant contribution to the on-going monitoring of all aspects of student progress including attendance, retention and achievement, and will ensure that timely and effective interventions are made to support students.

Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Educated to degree level
  • Computer literate with an excellent knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels face to face and over the telephone
  • High level of accuracy in data inputting
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure

  
Desirable Criteria

  • Experience of working in Higher Education
  • Experience in a pastoral care role
  • Knowledge of learning support needs
  • Experience working in a learning support role

  
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application here by Wednesday 5th August 2015. Job Description available on request.

Job Description available on request.

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Facilities Assistant, Part-time

Location: BIMM Institute Dublin
Reporting to: Estates & Facilities Manager
Contractual hours: 20 hours within 8.30am and 8.30pm, Monday to Friday. This post requires flexible working hours in College or at BIMM related venues, to include some weekend work, depending on the nature of BIMM business/events.

Person Specification

The post holder will have a key role in assisting the Facilities & Estates Manager to support all aspects of the work of BIMM Dublin, including all teaching delivery and events support, whether the events are in-house or held externally.

The post holder will work with the BIMM Dublin Estates & Facilities Manager to ensure the appropriateness, quality and safety of the college environment, with particular responsibility for the Francis Street and the Coombe buildings.

This will include but is not limited to: preparing the teaching and learning environment and all associated equipment for classes; monitoring the quality of work done by the cleaning contractors, undertaking additional cleaning work as required and monitoring general maintenance; remaining up-to date with Health & Safety legislation and working to ensure the college and patrons adhere to this; security of the site; providing cover for Facilities staff on leave.
Essential criteria for Applicant

  • Experience setting up and maintaining PA equipment
  • Experience with Live Sound
  • Experience of setting up musical instruments
  • Good time management and prioritising skills
  • Computer literate
  • Health & Safety awareness
  • Proven ability to work alone or as part of a team

  
Desirable Criteria

  • Experience with cameras/photography
  • Building construction/maintenance experience
  • Full clean driving license

  
If you wish to be considered for this role, please send CV and letter of application here by Thursday 6th August 2015. Job Description available on request.

Job Description available on request.

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