Kingston University

Kingston University

Website Project Support Lead

Website Project Support Lead

Faculty/Directorate

Students

School/Function

Student Recruitment & Admissions

Contract type

Fixed Term Contract

Actual hours

37

Salary from

43,187.00

Salary to

46,929.00

Posted Date

02/02/2024

Closing Date

18/02/2024

Ref No

3969

Documents

  • Job description (PDF, 290.65kb)
  • In line with the University's Town House Strategy, we are about to undertake the redesign and development of an ambitious and innovative new website.

    The postholder will report directly to the Head of Web Transformation. As a Website Project Support Lead, you will focus on supporting the project team in the delivery of a product that enhances the user experience, optimizes the University's digital presence, aligns with brand identity and delivers on project goals.

    The Person

    You will have extensive experience of managing a full spectrum of website project-related tasks, including, but not limited to, capturing requirements, wireframing, liaising with developers to manage backlog, raising tickets and testing new functionality.

    You will have proven experience of managing agencies including writing briefs, overseeing work, testing and providing feedback.

    You will have expert knowledge of user-centric product development, agile ways of working and will thrive in a fast-paced, close-knit, collaborative project delivery environment. You will be a team player, experienced at liaising with and supporting the multi-functional teams with a variety of scheduled and ad- hoc project tasks.

    Directorate/Function

    The Directorate for Students attracts and supports an inclusive student body, ensuring students become sought-after graduates through career enhancement and a focus on wellbeing.

    Recruitment and Admissions at Kingston University forms a large department within the Student Directorate encompassing recruitment and admissions across home, EU and overseas students.

    It provides a strategic, operational and advisory service for the University on all aspects of recruitment and admissions. This includes course marketing, student recruitment, student admissions, website management and development, design & print, copywriting, editing as well as international development, visa and immigration advice, events and graduation services.

    Further information

    This is a full-time, fixed-term contract for 24 months, with a starting salary of £43,187, along with other benefits including 35 days annual leave.

    Interviews are due to be held on Tuesday 27 February 2024.

    For informal enquiries, please contact Josie Tree, Head of Web Transformation. Please note, the University is closed from 23 December to 1 January inclusive, so replies to queries will be delayed during this time.

    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.

    Job details

    Title

    Website Project Support Lead

    Employer

    Kingston University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 03, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 18, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics,Education

    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.

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