Widening Participation Project Coordinator (Post-16)

University of Cambridge - Cambridge Admissions Office

Applications are invited for the post of Widening Participation Project Coordinator (Post-16) based in the Cambridge Admissions Office.

The post is part of the Widening Participation Team, which develops and coordinates outreach projects to encourage underrepresented and disadvantaged UK students to consider Higher Education generally and the University of Cambridge specifically.

The role holder will have a particular focus on Post-16 projects, and will be required to coordinate high-quality outreach programmes and events to engage and inspire prospective applicants to the University of Cambridge and other highly selective universities. The post-holder will have one or more projects for which they have lead responsibility and will also be required to develop a solid understanding of - and provide support as required - for other Post-16 projects.

Applicants should be educated to at least degree level with experience of project and event management and a knowledge of and commitment to widening participation to Higher Education. Applicants should also hold excellent IT, communication and organisation skills.

Additional information regarding the role can be found within the further particulars. Your application should clearly set out how you meet the criteria listed in the Person Profile (the knowledge, skills and experience required for the role) along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted based upon these criteria.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit:

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/11802. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you are unable to apply online or wish to make an informal enquiry about the post, please contact Jess Bond: jess.bond@admin.cam.ac.uk

Closing date: Sunday 6 November 2016.

Interviews are due to be held on Monday 14 November 2016. Shortlisted applicants will be required to deliver a presentation at interview.

Please quote reference AT10433 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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