Widening Participation Assistant

London School of Economics and Political Science - Widening Participation – Academic Registrar’s Division

Working with on average 2,500 young people each year Widening Participation at LSE delivers a comprehensive Programme of activity to meet LSE’s commitments within the School’s Access Agreement and LSE Strategy 2020. The role of Widening Participation Assistant provides crucial support to the smooth running of the Team’s day-to-day work and the Widening Participation Programme. The vacancy arises as the result of an internal appointment to another role and is an exciting time to join the Team as widening participation goes through a period of development. The post-holder will play an important part in this process. For more information about the activity currently delivered see www.lse.ac.uk/wideningparticipation.

Candidates should have:

  • General knowledge of UK education and widening participation issues.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to understand and convey information in a clear and accurate manner.
  • The ability to solve standard, day-to-day problems as they occur, following set standards and procedures.
  • Willingness to work as part of a Team, maintaining excellent levels of service.

We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to www.lse.ac.uk/LSEJobs. If you have any queries about applying on the online system, or require an alternative format for the application, please e-mail:  hr.jobs@lse.ac.uk.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 7 December (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. Interviews are provisionally scheduled for Monday 19 December.

LSE is committed to building a diverse, equitable and truly inclusive university

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