LANCASTER UNIVERSITY

Digital Transition Officer

Location
Lancaster, Lancashire (GB)
Salary
£26,715 to £32,817
Posted
08 Nov 2019
End of advertisement period
27 Nov 2019
Ref
N1997-R
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Student Wellbeing Services are looking for a highly motivated and organised person for the role of Digital Transition Officer within the Transitions team.  

You will contribute to the digital development and co-ordination of a broad package of pre- and post-entry student support programmes, events and services.  Support will be focused on improving the transition to University and the student experience of specific Widening Participation (WP) groups including disabled students and mature students.  You will need experience of developing on-line training or support, and of developing and designing attractive web content.  You will need the ability to work independently as well as the skills to collaborate with colleagues to develop effective schemes and services.You should have experience of collection and analysing data, as well as excellent organisation and problem solving skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines.  

You will need to be able to communicate and work with a wide variety of people including students, staff, parents, external organisations and colleagues within Student and Education Services. You should have experience of preparing written reports and the ability to present evaluation data in a meaningful way for a variety of audiences. Knowledge and understanding of disability would be an advantage.  Occasionally working out of normal office hours including evening and weekends will be required.     

Please note: previous applicants need not apply.

This is a fixed-term, full-time post until the end of July 2020 (with the possibility of further extension). 

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

Closing Date: Wednesday 27 November 2019

Interview Date: To be confirmed