Associate Lecturer: Sustainable Festival and Events Management

6 July 2021 by

Associate Lecturer: Sustainable Festival and Events Management

Full time
Posted 4 weeks ago

About The Role

We are seeking to recruit an Associate Lecturer in Sustainable Festival and Events Management to join our School of Entrepreneurship to teach across our Undergraduate Experience Design courses with specific expertise in the field of Festival and Events Management. This exciting role will be key in leading the development and delivery of key modules exploring Festival and Events Management.
You will work closely the Course Leader to align your approach with the course narrative. This role will be ideal for someone with practical industry knowledge and experience of teaching at HE level. You will be designing and delivering a blended mix of on-line and on-campus learning material, working as part of an experienced academic team and teaching a diverse undergraduate cohort.

About You

The successful candidate for this role will have a relevant educational and industry background, possess comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge of multiple aspects of Festival and Events Management including ethical and sustainable practices and will have good connections with industry and professional practice. You will have a proven track record of delivering an engaging high-quality student experience and will take an enthusiastic and flexible approach in delivering content across a range of established and emerging topics.
Alongside these core qualities, you will be a dedicated and knowledgeable advocate of best practice in digital marketing and passionate about sharing your approach with students. You will recognise the importance of well-developed organisational skills and be an excellent communicator on an individual and group level. You will be comfortable delivering content in person and through digital platforms and most of all you will demonstrate a genuine desire to help your students succeed and will always be willing to offer the support that the individual needs to help them achieve their full potential.
We are looking to hear from candidates who also have the following skills/experience:
  • Ability to network both within and outside the University with appropriate academic and non-academic partners
  • Well-developed administrative abilities
  • Constructive approach to team working
For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above.

About Us

Falmouth University has a history of more than 100 years of creative thinking and design innovation. Established in 1902 as Falmouth School of Art, we have grown to become a digital innovation hub, delivering impact for lives and economies through the development of new knowledge, solutions, services and products. Today, our undergraduate and postgraduate courses represent the breadth of the creative industries, the fastest growing sector in the UK economy. Falmouth’s specialisms will be key to future economic and cultural success both at a local and global level. Our ambitious 2030 Strategy, ‘Doing it for Real’, is designed to deliver yet further growth in our student numbers and income through portfolio diversification, innovation, research and commercial ventures. It will establish Falmouth as the market leader for creative industries and entrepreneurship education over the next decade, capitalising on our considerable assets in innovation-led research and business incubation.
We are proud to be able to offer competitive salaries to our staff alongside a generous holiday entitlement of 35 days + 8 days bank holiday for this role. The post-holder will also be able to take advantage of a competitive pension scheme, relocation assistance and a range of wellness and support services. Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers page We are fortunate to be able to offer a first-class working environment to our staff with our campuses set in amazing grounds, in the heart of Cornwall, with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.
Falmouth University welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

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