Impact Community Co-ordinator

University College London - UCL Culture

The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7. The salary range will be £34,635 - £41,864 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.

UCL Culture invite applications for the post of Impact Community coordinator (East). The role has three main elements: Organising and delivering training activities for UCL academics contributing to the relevant training and development opportunities for EPSRC researchers.

Developing and delivering a series of EPSRC Impact East Sandpits designed to foster deep engagement between UCL EPSRC-funded researchers and three key sets of stakeholders a) communities in the four Olympic boroughs b) private and public sector organisations working alongside UCL Estates to deliver the new campus; and c) Olympic Park Cultural and Education District partners.

Working with key partners to develop and deliver a Collaboration Carnival – a mobile mini-festival in East London to create a dialogue around EPSRC funded research. This festival aims to provide opportunities for members of the EPSRC-funded community to generate impact from their research through engagement, and showcase EPSRC research and outcomes of the Impact East Sandpits fund to diverse communities in East London.

Full-time (36.5 hours per week) until 31 March 2020 in the first instance.

The successful candidate will have experience of project and event management and developing and delivering training sessions. They will have excellent team working skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team and a proven ability to plan, prioritise and manage a demanding and varied workload with experience of project management. They need to be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with staff at all levels and to establish good working relationships with colleagues from a wide range of disciplines and to develop sustainable and inclusive relationships with a diverse range of communities. They need to have an understanding of how universities and higher education contribute to the generation of knowledge and societal impact and experience of research-based engagement in geographical areas with diverse demographics and high levels of deprivation. They will have a degree or equivalent relevant experience.

UCL vacancy reference: 1681481

Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

If you have any further queries regarding the vacancy or application process please contact: Sophie Elgood (s.elgood@ucl.ac.uk)

Closing Date: 29 October 2017

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.

Interview Date: 13 December 2017

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

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