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Student Experience Project Administrator

Faculty of Social Sciences

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,217 to £30,046 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Monday 16 September 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 30 September 2019
Reference:  1179019A5

Are you interested in helping students with their transition into University?   Are you confident to lead aspects of a university wide project and be proactive in talking to senior staff across the University?

This is an exciting leadership opportunity to come and work for CHEP (Centre for Higher Education Practice) in supporting the University Strategy.

CHEP is leading a project called “The Southampton Year 1 – our framework for transition to Higher Education (HE)”. One of four high priority University wide Education Strategy Projects, the main aim of the project is to ensure students who come to Southampton are supported in their transition to Higher Education, with a particular focus on how to learn effectively by understanding the differences of studying at University.  This includes supporting students to become independent learners who proactively make the most of University resources to develop both their learning skills and strong support networks (learning communities). 

To support the project we would like to recruit a candidate who is passionate about supporting students in their transition into Higher Education and who will contribute to the project by acting as a student project lead. 

The role involves liaison between students and staff and the successful applicant will demonstrate excellent communication skills including knowledge and experience of using social media.  

It is a 0.4 fixed term position for a year from September 2019.

For further information about the position, please contact Professor Shelley Parr, Director of CHEP via

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1179019A5 on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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