Project Officer

  • £27,511 to £30,942 per annum pro rata
  • Canterbury, Kent
  • University Of Kent

Location: Canterbury

Salary: £27,511 to £30,942 per annum pro rata

Grade: Grade 6

Post Type: Part Time

Hours per Week: 17.5

Contract Type:Fixed Term - Ends 30/12/2021

Release Date: Friday 29 January 2021

Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 11 February 2021 (unless otherwise stated)

Interview Date: Tuesday 02 March 2021

Reference: AHUM-019-21

If you have experience of coordinating complex projects and can demonstrate strengths in organisation and communication, this part-time role in the School of Arts is an exciting opportunity to support a project investigating the identities of autistic girls through participatory arts.

The role will provide administrative support to the project team with a focus on the programme of arts workshops and online activities in schools, organisation of a large end of project conference planned for September 2021 and co-ordinating public engagement and impact activity. We are looking for applicants that have worked previously with schools and young people and who have experience in event planning and management.

As Project Officer you will:

provide efficient and effective administrative coordination for the project

liaise with partner schools to ensure effective engagement and communication

co-ordinate the final conference, liaising with the conference office and project team to ensure clear communications, efficient management and inclusive practices

oversee project communications and publications and support public engagement and impact

To be successful in this role you will have:

GCSE English and Maths at Grade c/4 or above, and a degree, or the equivalent of both

experience of coordinating the preparation, planning, delivery and evaluation of complex projects

experience of event/conference planning and management

experience of working with schools and young people

The School of Arts offers teaching programmes in the areas of Drama & Theatre, Film, History of Art and Media Studies. It is home to over 700 students and 37 academic staff supported by administrative and technical staff within the Division of Arts & Humanities. 'Playing A/Part' is an interdisciplinary collaboration (drama, media arts, psychology) working with autistic girls (aged 11-18) and women to investigate and document their experiences through improvisatory performance and interactive media.

The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ around 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of support and administration staff. Our stunning main campus in Canterbury, Kent was founded in 1965 and is set among green and tranquil open space overlooking the spectacular Cathedral. Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, an occupational pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements and a great working environment.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: AHUM-019-21