Resourcing Officer

Date advertised

16 March 2023

Closing date

11 April 2023




Human Resources

Required hours

Full Time




£40,670 - £44,029 per annum pro rata

Founded in 1837, the Royal College of Art is the world’s largest community of postgraduate art and design students. It is also the oldest art and design university in continuous operation and has been ranked as the world ‘s number 1 art & design university for a remarkable nine consecutive years, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 – the largest world-wide survey of academic and industry opinion.

Applications are invited for a Resourcing Officer for this exciting and busy role, where prioritizing your workload is imperative. This is a fixed term contract (6 months), 35 hours per week. The postholder will be required to work up to 3/4 days on-site in our Kensington campus.

Reporting to the Resourcing Partner the postholder will be the first point of contact for candidates wishing to work at the RCA, presenting a highly professional service and managing the end-to-end staff recruitment process. The postholder will have a background or interest in creative design and/or digital marketing to support with art working and applying our brand across a range of media and creating marketing job packs for advertising. You will work closely with the Marketing & Communications team, the wider Resourcing team and Recruiting Managers to deliver design & marketing solutions for recruitment campaigns and manage a varied number of vacancies through the end to end process.  

The main responsibilities include: 

  • To be the lead in the Resourcing team on developing our suite of recruitment material, and implementing standardised recruitment literature for the RCA, that highlights our unique student and workplace proposition. To work in collaboration with colleagues in Communication & Marketing, the wider Resourcing team and Deans/Directors to develop both organisation-wide, and School/Department specific literature.      
  • To design and deliver content to feature across our social channels & media channels. 
  • To review the success of recruitment campaigns in specific mediums' and provide recommendations on the level of impact/volume of applications/successful applicants
  • To review the end to end Recruitment process, and make suggestions to streamline or improve the process for consideration. This work should be focussed on both the applicant experience and the recruiting manager experience. To then drive implementation of these changes.

Please see the information pack for more details.

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The Royal College of Art is an equal opportunities employer. The College particularly welcomes applications from all sections of the community and would particularly encourage members of minority groups to apply.  

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