Outreach Coordinator

University of Hertfordshire - Office of the Vice Chancellor, Outreach and Widening Participation

Fixed-term contract until July 2018.

The University of Hertfordshire Outreach and Widening Participation department are seeking to employ an enthusiastic Outreach Coordinator. The successful candidate will work with target schools across Hertfordshire to raise aspirations and overcome barriers to learning. A wide range of skills, including the ability to engage young people and develop strong relationships with schools, are key to this role.

The Outreach Coordinator will be required to support and assist the team to develop innovative Outreach activities. The role offers the chance for a committed and creative person to work on our existing Beacon programme and develop new outreach activity. Excellent communication skills and experience of working collaboratively will be essential, as you will work closely with colleagues, student ambassadors, schools, and colleges. You will have significant experience of organising and delivering engaging events, talks, and workshops, as well as developing resources.

For further information on joining our vibrant and welcoming team, please contact Ruth Starling-Joyce, Outreach Manager (email: r.starling-joyce@herts.ac.uk).

Closing date: 28th September 2017.

Vacancy reference: 015258

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village, and generous annual leave.

Apply online at http://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies.

REHABILITATION OF OFFENDERS ACT

DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE

This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as amended. The University requires that the successful applicant who is offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. An Enhanced Disclosure will be required and this will include details of cautions, reprimands, or final warnings, as well as convictions. The University of Hertfordshire complies with the ‘Code of Practice for Registered Persons and other recipients of Disclosure Information’.

Overseas applicants and UK applicants who have lived abroad

Successful applicants from overseas will be required to produce a criminal records check, or ‘Certificate of Good Character’, from any country in which they have been resident, consecutively or cumulatively, in the previous 10 years.

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