Performing Arts Administrator

Bruce · Australian Capital Territory

Radford College is seeking an experienced administrator to undertake a crucial role in supporting the Performing Arts Team. This position is to cover a period of leave in Term 2 and 3 2023. 

Fixed Term, Full-time Term-time only

Our Purpose

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.

The opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Performing Arts Team for a fixed term, full-time Performing Arts Administrator, for Term 2 and 3 2023 commencing 17 April 2023.

The hours for this role are 8.00 am – 4.06 pm

About the role

Displaying a high degree of initiative and having a proactive attitude, the Performing Arts Administrator undertakes a crucial role in supporting the Performing Arts function of the program. A large component of this role is managing the Performing Arts Library. Experience in a Library role and Library qualification are highly desirable. Applicants must be committed to providing excellent customer service, be collaborative and be able to work effectively in a team. This is a full time, term time only position.

Working at Radford College

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 Performing Arts Team works conscientiously to support the Head of Co-curricular Music, Acting Head of Co-curricular and Head of Co-curricular Drama, Dance and Technical Theatre to achieve the goal of providing our students with a holistic and inspiring education that enables them to reach their full potential.

Why choose Radford?

As well as supporting and enabling staff to achieve their potential, Radford College offers:    

  • A vibrant and rewarding place in which to work
  • Guided Professional Learning for teaching staff to maintain professional registration standards
  • Professional Learning financial support for teaching and non-teaching staff
  • Salary Continuance Insurance
  • Discounted school fees for eligible employees
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives – EAP program, access to exercise programs (boot camp and Pilates) and group fitness classes
  • Generous Superannuation after qualifying period
  • Salary Sacrificing
  • Excellent resources and grounds
  • Free onsite parking

For further information, please visit the Employment page on our Website.

About you

The successful candidate will have had experience working in an office environment and using the MS Office suite extensively.  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. Candidates must:

  • Be technically competent and confident (intermediate to high proficiency) in the MSOffice suite, with the willingness to learn school based systems (Library Management System, Synergetic, NEXUS etc.)
  • Catalogue, maintain and dispose of the Performing Arts Department’s (Curricular and Co-curricular) print and A.V. resources of hire instruments e.g. texts, sheet music, study scores, scripts, DVDs, CDs using Radford’s Library Management System
  • Assist with maintenance of Radford’s Public Website, Nexus, and the Bulletin
  • Demonstrate a passion for collaborative working as a member of a high-functioning team, with the ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Be energetic, enthusiastic and demonstrate a willingness to grow through the sharing of best practice and professional experience
  • Possess excellent communications skills both written and verbal, as well as excellent time management skills
  • Commit to the safeguarding and promotion of student welfare
  • Be reliable and punctual
  • Support Radford’s strategic priorities and goals
  • Uphold Radford’s Values of Truth, Compassion and Wisdom


  • Experience in cataloging and maintaining the performing arts department’s instruments and equipment.
  • Expert proficiency in the computer and technical arena, including MS Office proficiency
  • Experience in library role and Library qualifications are desirable

How to Apply

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 [email protected].

Applications close at midnight on Sunday 26 February 2023, and should be addressed to:

The Principal
email: [email protected]


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.

Applications closed Sunday 26 February 2023