NEACO Project Administrator

University of Cambridge - Cambridge Admissions Office

(Fixed Term)

Mill Lane

Applications are invited for the new post of Network for East Anglian Collaborative Outreach (NEACO) Project Administrator. The post-holder will be responsible for providing a range of administrative and secretarial support to the NEACO project, including assisting in financial processing, data collection and minute taking.

This post is being created as part of the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP), a Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) funded project which aims to increase the number of young people from low participation neighbourhoods entering higher education by 2020. As part of this national project, the University of Cambridge is acting as the lead for a consortium of Higher Education Institutions and other stakeholders across Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

The post-holder will report to the NEACO Project Manager and work closely with other NEACO Central team members to ensure that efficient administrative processes are in place to ensure the smooth-running of the project. The postholder will be expected to develop a good operational understanding of the project throughout the region in order to provide information to internal and external enquirers.

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.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

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: 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 Tom Levinson, Head of Widening Participation (and interim NEACO Project Manager) at the University of Cambridge:

Closing date: Monday 30th January 2017

Interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday 8th February 2017

Please quote reference AT11125 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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