South West National Collaborative Outreach Programme (SWNCOP) Administration Assistant

University of Plymouth - Recruitment and Admissions

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A proactive and enthusiastic individual is required to join the South West National Collaborative Outreach Programme (SWNCOP).

This is a unique opportunity to assist the SWNCOP central team in the organisation of outreach activities to secondary school students through a collaborative project of key stakeholders, comprising universities and FE/HE colleges in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. This programme is funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to encourage awareness of, and access to, Higher Education for identified individuals from target groups in schools where progression to HE is low.

You will liaise with colleagues across the SWNCOP. Duties will include setting up meetings and taking notes; updating and maintaining computer records and organising travel arrangements for staff. This post is based at University of Plymouth, and will have guidance and reporting requirements from the central SWNCOP team based at University of Plymouth.

The post is fixed–term, in the first instance until December 2018.

For an informal discussion please contact Bill Thrall on william.thrall@plymouth.ac.uk

This is a full time post working 37 hours on a fixed term basis of 24 months

Closing date: 12 midnight, Monday 8th December

Interviews are likely to be held on Thursday 16th December

This vacancy will involve working with children and/or vulnerable adults and any appointment will be subject to receipt of clearance for the Protection of Children from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

University of Plymouth is committed to an inclusive culture and respecting diversity, and welcomes applications from all sections of the community and is a Stonewall diversity champion.

The University holds a Bronze Athena SWAN Award which recognises commitment to advancing women’s career in STEMM academia.

University of Plymouth has been recognised by Bloomberg as one of the 50 best UK employers for 2016.

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