School Events and Projects Officer

Bath, Somerset
£21,585 to £25,728 per annum
06 Aug 2018
22 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

School Events and Projects Officer

Academic Unit/Department: Bath School of Art & Design

Location: Bath School of Art & Design campus, currently Sion Hill                           

Rate of Pay: £10,792 to £12,864 per annum, 0.5FTE pro rata of £21,585 to £25,728 per annum

Contract: Fixed Term Contract for 2 years

Hours:  Part Time 52 weeks per year, 0.5FTE

Ref: REQ000051                               

Closing Date: 22 August 2018

Interview Date: 04 September 2018

About the role

We are looking for a part-time (0.5FTE) Events & Projects Officer within the Bath School of Art and Design.  The Events & Projects Officer will have day-to-day oversight of our events, activities, partnerships, and projects as well as supporting our student recruitment activities across the School. The post-holder will advise and support others in the promotion and delivery of the School’s key activities such as School study trips, promotional material and its circulation, degree shows, and external exhibitions and projects. Under the direction of the Executive Assistant to the Executive Dean, they will have responsibility for ensuring that all School events, external activities and visits are professionally planned and organised in line with current best practice and University policies.

About you (requirements)

You will hold a NVQ Level 3 or equivalent and you will have previous experience of delivering and managing events and projects, external relations and promotional activities. You will have strong administrative, organisational and liaison skills. With excellent IT skills, you be able to confidently use word-processing, spreadsheets, and databases in line with data protection requirements. You will be able to prioritise and meet competing deadlines, and to work flexibly to meet the requirements of this role. You will be experienced in liaising with external businesses and organisations and, ideally, will have previous experience within the creative industries and education sectors. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will be able to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds.  

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. We place collaboration at the heart of everything we do. With ever growing student numbers, we make sure our people are engaged and empowered by international perspectives, work-oriented connections and inspirational teaching and learning, supported by a range of digital technologies. Together we’re on a journey to transform our students’ lives, and this is supported by people like you.


Founded in the 1850s, Bath School of Art and Design has a long-standing reputation for excellence in art and design practice and pedagogy, and for our close relationship to the creative and cultural industries we serve. With around 1,000 students, the School has enjoyed considerable growth in recent years with an increase in student applications resulting in the appointment of key staff to join our world-leading team of practitioners and researchers. As a School, we work collaboratively, nationally and internationally with industry and cultural partners, and local partners include the Museum of Fashion, the Holburne Museum and with a wide range of industry partners and projects such as Tate Exchange and the Trinity Buoy wharf Drawing Prize.  Facilities in the School are exceptional, with a well-stocked specialist Art and Design library, a wide range of craft and digital equipment within workshops, labs, and dedicated studios.  In September 2019, the School will benefit from a new £32M building on the riverside in the city centre of Bath which will include exhibitions and events spaces. At this exciting time in our history we are ambitious for our future. We seek the best staff to support us in our ambition, and this is where you fit in.

How to apply

Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed. 

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community

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