Faculty Placements and Fieldwork Administrator
Kingston School of Art
Fixed Term Contract
This is an exciting opportunity to work with Professional Services colleagues, academics, students and alumni in the Faculty of Kingston School of Art (KSA), to build and grow external engagement with employer and institutional relationships that meet the strategic goals of the Town House Strategy and enhance its global reputation and market credibility.
You'll use your excellent communication, administration and customer service skills to support the Placement Team provide a highly effective, responsive, and adaptable administration service, for engagement activities related to placements for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. It also includes income generation (summer schools, student study trips), alumni relationships, communication campaigns and partnerships.The Person
You'll be educated degree level or equivalent and will have customer service and relationship management skills and experience.
On a personal level, going above and beyond to deliver exceptional support across the business engagement spectrum will be your core motivation. You will use your excellent organisational and interpersonal skills to keep things on track and your experience of working with employers to integrate professional practice across everything you do.
Constantly seeking to improve, you'll scrutinise your own work, build Faculty and Directorate networks, and work collaboratively and flexibly to manage multiple streams of activity within deadlines to achieve results.The Faculty
Kingston School of Art (KSA) has a strong heritage. Since its origins in the late 19th century it has established an exceptional reputation and become one of the UK's leading art and design educational institutions.
The Faculty combines a dedication to creative risk-taking, innovation and experimentation with a commitment to working with numerous local, national and global partners and collaborators to lead and shape the future of the creative and cultural industries. As an Art School within a university, KSA fuses the benefits of an art and design-focused identity with the ability to be at the forefront of exciting cross-disciplinary developments in diverse areas such as health, business, engineering and the humanities and social sciences.
Ranked in the top five per cent of the world for art and design education by QS Top Universities, KSA produces globally celebrated alumni, high performing courses, impactful research performance and regularly achieves industry and student awards while engaging with the latest thinking from industry practitioners.
The Faculty works with leading brands and institutions forging exciting partnerships with organisations like the ICA, the Design Museum and the BFI. More recently, the Faculty has expanded its international presence through partnerships with the Indian Institute of Art and Design and the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, America.
With a wide variety of disciplines taught within the Faculty, KSA offers opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration in research and teaching - providing both exceptional choice for students and a stimulating environment for academics in the creative fields.Further information
This is a part-time, fixed term position for one year with a starting salary of £22,243.20
Interviews are expected to be held on Monday 9th October 2023.
For informal enquiries, please contact Fariba Fassihi-Rad, Senior Faculty Placement Co-ordinator.
Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students' identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.
To apply click on ‘Apply Now'. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email [email protected] or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.
Faculty Placements and Fieldwork Administrator
September 14, 2023
September 25, 2023
Arts and Culture,Business and Economics
About the employer
Founded in 1899, Kingston University London began its operations with courses specialising in chemistry, electric wiring, building construction, nursing, dressmaking and clay modelling. In 1926, it was recognised as a technical college by the Board of Education. In 1992, the university was renamed as Kingston University from Kingston Polytechnic.
The institution has campuses in and around Kingston, United Kingdom. It also has a campus in Friars Avenue, London, and another campus at Crammer Terrace, London. Its Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston Hill campus, Kingston School of Art at Knight's Park and Roehampton Vale campus are linked together by the University's free inter-site bus service.
Every campus is easy to reach as there are two mainline train stations, a network of bus routes, and major motorways. Also, both Gatwick and Heathrow international airports are easily reachable from the campus by both road and public transport. Within the university, there are four faculties that are Kingston School of Art, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Faculty of Health, Social Care and Education and Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing. Each faculty in the university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in specific streams.
Moreover, all these faculties undertake research in related areas of study. As per the December 2018 report published on the university's official website, it had 16,499 students out of which 3,158 were non-UK students. Each faculty has world class facilities. The Kingdom School of Art comprises world-class facilities, such as 3D materials workshop, digital media workshop, hackSpace, moving image workshop, photography workshop and printmaking studios. The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing maintains various facilities, such as Scene of the Crime House, Learjet Lab and Centre for Augmented and Virtual Reality environments.
The university has a list of notable alumni. In the field of entertainment and film, the alumni of the university include actor Ben Barnes, American model, actress and journalist Angie Bowie, actress Jessie Cave, Hong Kong actor Sam Chan. In the field of arts, the alumni include artist and illustrator Eileen Aldridge, Turner Prize nominee artist Fiona Banner, photographer Richard Bryant, product designer James Irvine, product designer Jasper Morrison, and sculptor David Nash. In the field of fashion, the alumni of the university include Harper's Bazaar editor in chief and journalist Glenda Bailey, and fashion designer Felipe Oliveira Baptista. In the field of architecture, there are David Chipperfield and Alexander Yusuf.