College Historian

Radford College (see more jobs from this school)


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Part Time (0.60 FTE)

Applications Close: 2 April 2023

Radford College is seeking a College Historian to join our Communications Team, to assist with the promotion and preservation of college history.

<p><b>College Historian | Permanent part-time | 22 hours per week</b></p><p><b><br />Our Purpose </b></p><p>Radford College is a generous-spirited learning community that embodies the beliefs and values of the Christian faith in the Anglican tradition. Our purpose is to develop young people to live truthfully, practice compassion, and seek wisdom in order to serve the common good. Grounded in our values of Truth, Compassion, and Wisdom, all staff work to support the College in achieving its aims. <br /><br /></p><p><b>The opportunity </b></p><p>An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Communications team for a College Historian role providing curatorial expertise to contribute to the presentation and delivery of Radford College historical content for publications, presentations, social media platforms and events. This position plays an important role in preserving our College heritage and raising awareness of its importance. </p><p>This is a part time role working approximately 22 hours per week commencing in April 2023. <br /><br /></p><p><b>About the role </b></p><p>Displaying a high degree of initiative and having a proactive attitude, the College Historian undertakes a crucial role in project management, communication, and organisational aspects of curating, promoting and sharing significant milestones and historical events in Radford’s history. The role requires strong research and presentation skills and the ability to work with various stakeholders across the College and external organisations to present engaging content for students and the wider Radford community. </p><p>Applicants must be committed to providing excellent customer service, be collaborative and be able to work effectively in a team. <br /><br /></p><p><b>Working at Radford College </b></p><p>At Radford, we believe that the key to higher performing students is the effectiveness of their teachers, and that the key to effective teachers is the support they receive which enables them to perform their roles. Exhibiting high levels of accuracy, attention to detail and a commitment to providing the best service, the College Historian works conscientiously to support the Communications Manager and the Principal to achieve the goal of providing our students with a holistic and inspiring education that enables them to reach their full potential. <br /><br /></p><p><b>Why choose Radford? </b></p><p>As well as supporting and enabling staff to achieve their potential, Radford College offers: </p><p>• A vibrant and rewarding place in which to work </p><p>• Guided Professional Learning for teaching staff to maintain professional registration standards </p><p>• Professional Learning financial support for teaching and non-teaching staff </p><p>• Salary Continuance Insurance </p><p>• Discounted school fees for eligible employees </p><p>• Employee wellbeing initiatives – EAP program, access to exercise programs (boot camp and Pilates) and group fitness classes </p><p>• Generous Superannuation after qualifying period </p><p>• Subsidised Out of School Hours Care </p><p>• Assistance with relocation costs </p><p>• Salary Sacrificing </p><p>• Excellent resources and grounds </p><p>• Free onsite parking </p><p>For further information, please visit the <a href="" rel="nofollow">Employment</a> page on our <a href="" rel="nofollow">Website</a>. <br /><br /></p><p><b>About you </b></p><p>The successful candidate will have had experience working in an office environment and using the MS Office suite and social media platforms extensively. Experience curating displays, organising events and presenting historical information to a diverse audience is required. They will be a confident self-starter who enjoys building relationships with multiple stakeholders both inside and outside of the College, possesses excellent communication skills, has a strong customer-service focus, and can be relied upon to work autonomously. </p><p><b>Candidates must: </b></p><p>• Be technically competent and confident (intermediate to high proficiency) in the MSOffice suite, with the willingness to learn school-based systems (Library Management System, Archiving, NEXUS etc.) </p><p>• Exhibit well developed research skills </p><p>• Demonstrate sound project management skills </p><p>• Assist with cataloguing, maintaining and disposing of relevant College archival information and artefacts </p><p>• Assist with maintenance of Radford’s Public Website, Nexus, and the Bulletin with relevant College history information </p><p>• Demonstrate a passion for collaborative working as a member of a high-functioning team, with the ability to adapt to changing priorities </p><p>• Be energetic, enthusiastic and demonstrate a willingness to grow through the sharing of best practice and professional experience </p><p>• Possess excellent communications skills both written and verbal, as well as excellent time management skills </p><p>• Commit to the safeguarding and promotion of student welfare </p><p>• Be reliable and punctual </p><p>• Support Radford’s strategic priorities and goals </p><p>• Uphold Radford’s Values of Truth, Compassion and Wisdom </p><p><br /><b>Qualifications </b></p><p>• Experience in the heritage/historical or community engagement role </p><p>• Strong writing and communication skills </p><p>• Website content management skills </p><p>• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe programs, graphics and image programs </p><p>• Event and project management experience<br /><br /></p><p><b>How to Apply </b></p><p>Details about this position and how to apply can be found on the Employment section on the College Website . If you have further enquiries regarding this position, please contact Human Resources at <a href="recruitment&#64;" rel="nofollow">recruitment&#64;</a>. </p><p>Applications close at midnight on Sunday 2 April 2023, and should be addressed to: </p><p>The Principal </p><p>email: <a href="recruitment&#64;" rel="nofollow">recruitment&#64;</a> </p><p>Applicants will be subject to employment screening and will be required to provide a current ACT Working with Vulnerable People card prior to commencing employment. </p><p><br /></p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
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