Hereford College of Arts is a vibrant arts college with a specialist focus on art, media, design, popular music and performing arts. The curriculum includes undergraduate and postgraduate degrees alongside a range of Further Education programmes and a wide-ranging short course programme. Our mission is to empower creativity and enrich our world through transformative arts education and we are proud of the way our community of students, staff, governors, fellows, partners and alumni contribute to the benefit of our wider society. We have a good reputation and track record, but have ambitious plans to develop and grow our distinctiveness. Hereford city and the wider region are also full of ambition with new cultural initiatives and enterprises, and an innovative engineering university in development, which offer many opportunities for collaboration.

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We are now looking to strengthen the Further Education expertise of our Board.

You’ll need to be committed to education, the arts and the College’s ethos: to collaborate with partners, promote and expand Hereford College of Arts in the community and wider afield, both regionally and nationally.   You must have a proven track record in Further Education leadership and be a strategic thinker.

There are five Board meetings and at least three Committee meetings annually.  In addition to formal meetings there will be a range of other opportunities through the year to meet staff and students and deepen your knowledge of the College.

This is a voluntary appointment; reasonable travel, subsistence and out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

For more information, please contact Linda Watkins, Clerk to the Governors on 01432 379351 or l.watkins@hca.ac.uk

Full Time. £34,000 – £41,000 (depending on experience and qualifications)

Hereford College of Arts (HCA) is a dedicated arts college with a specialist focus on art, media, design, popular music and performing arts.  Our dynamic creative community offers undergraduate and postgraduate degrees alongside a range of further education and short course programmes.  Located in Hereford, we enjoy all the advantages of a compact, historic city set in the midst of exceptional countryside, an area rich in cultural activity, enterprise, and innovation.   The College is proud of its history and track-record but now has an ambitious strategy to grow in scale and to develop four pillars of distinction around curriculum, community, creative spaces and places, and student careers and enterprise to become a truly exceptional centre for modern creative education – rooted in place, connected to the world.  At this exciting time we are looking for a new Head of Communications and Marketing to join the senior leadership team (SLT) and help achieve our vision.   Reporting directly to the Principal and Chief Executive, you will work closely with other members of the SLT as well as with staff across the College.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

To lead on the development and implementation of internal and external marketing and communications strategy and operations to meet College objectives, including deepening student and staff engagement, increasing student recruitment and building HCA’s profile and reputation.  You will also lead the development and management of our short course provision, which we are keen to expand.  As a member of the senior management team you will further support the delivery of HCA’s new strategy by contributing to decision-making across a wide range of leadership and management areas.

HCA recently developed a new visual identity based on commissioned brand positioning work. This September we also launched a new website.  As our current Head of Communications moves on we are looking for someone excited to build on these foundations albeit with fresh ideas and perspectives.

You will lead a small team that delivers communications, marketing and other recruitment activities, front of house, plus a wide range of events and short course operations.

We are looking for an ambitious candidate with a real passion to help lead the College through a time of intense development.  With a track record of achievement in communications and marketing, you will be able to demonstrate an ability ‘to wear multiple hats’ and an appetite for working both strategically and at the front end of delivery.

For an informal discussion please contact the Principal, Abigail Appleton, by emailing her PA in the first instance g.curley@hca.ac.uk.

For further information and an application pack please contact jobs@hca.ac.uk or contact reception on 01432 273359.

Closing date for applications:   Noon on Monday 26th November 2018. Interviews are likely to be held on:  Wednesday 5th December 2018

Full Time. £31,945 – £37,225 per annum.

Hereford College of Arts is a vibrant, dedicated arts college with a specialist focus on art, media, design, popular music and performing arts. The curriculum includes undergraduate and postgraduate degrees alongside a range of Further Education programmes and a wide-ranging short course programme.  Our mission is to empower creativity and enrich our world through transformative arts education.   We are proud of our track record but have ambitious plans to develop and grow.  Hereford city and the wider region are also full of ambition with a new engineering university in development and Herefordshire Cultural Partnership galvanising arts and collaboration across the region.   We are rooted in an exceptional place and connected to the world.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our Further Education Management Team as a Curriculum Leader for Digital Futures and Interactive Media.

Digital Futures and Interactive Media is a new curriculum area for the college, expecting its first cohort of college level (level 3) Diploma Students in September 2019. This is a really challenging and exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual to lead, develop and shape this new provision into a truly innovative and inspiring curriculum.

You will be an excellent teacher and communicator with a high level of knowledge in at least one of the following areas:  Immersive digital technologies; interactive media; computing and digital development; computer games design and development.

You will be a highly motivated individual who is an organised and proactive leader with knowledge and expertise in the digital industries, Working closely with the Head of Further Education you will be responsible for the recruitment, design, development and leadership of this new curriculum area, ensuring it is ready for the first ever cohort starting in September 2019.

For an application pack please email jobs@hca.ac.uk, or telephone Reception on 01432 273359.

Deadline:  Noon at Monday 10 December 2018. Interviews will be held on:  Tuesday 18 December 2018.

Hourly Paid. Clothed & unclothed work

Flexible hours to include daytime and evening work, with a mix of short and long shifts.

For further information and an application pack please call Lauren Vickery on 01432 273359 or e-mail l.vickery@hca.ac.uk.