Music Assistant

University of Nottingham - Lakeside Arts Centre

This permanent post is part-time (20 hours per week) including evening/weekend work for which time in lieu will be granted.

Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 

Nottingham Lakeside Arts (NLA) is the University of Nottingham’s rich and diverse public arts programme which is closely aligned to the University’s 2020 Plan. Our mission is to encourage access to excellence across the visual, performing and participatory arts, Museum and Manuscripts & Special collections; in so doing we will develop and expand audiences which will include University staff and students, general public of all ages and abilities, researchers and special interest groups. We currently have a vacancy for a Music Assistant. The post holder will be an ambassador and advocate for NLA, ensuring excellent relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.

The Music Assistant will support the Head of Music Programmes in delivering the student music programme, including the University Philharmonia, Choir and Chamber Choir. The successful candidate will require a good technical understanding of music, including orchestral score reading, and a knowledge of classical music. They will supply first class administrative, organisational and secretarial support across all areas of operation including concert promotion, student music-making and education initiatives.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Catherine Hocking, tel: 0115 951 3959 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

The University of Nottingham is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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