Widening Participation Project Coordinator NCOP (Sims bid)

Buckinghamshire New University

Fixed-term until 31 December 2018
Full time - 37 hours per week

Bucks New University have successfully bid for Study Higher funding to deliver a collaborative outreach project. ‘Simulate Your Future’ will target widening participation students within selected NCOP (National Collaborative Outreach Programme) wards, to participate in a hands-on, simulated workshop experience. The aim of this project is to develop participants’ understanding of the varied higher education progression pathways, which can lead to particular careers.

The post holder will manage the project from the initial content development stages, throughout the operational delivery of the launch and events programme, to the subsequent evaluation of impact. This project will be delivered in collaboration with our Study Higher partners: University of Oxford, Reading University and Oxford Brookes University.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level, and will have experience of delivering workshops for young people. You should have good written and oral communication, with a particular emphasis on presentation skills.

For further information about this post, please contact Francesca Carey, Head of Student Recruitment via email at francesca.carey@bucks.ac.uk.

All applications are to be made online. The University operates an anonymised shortlisting process and therefore any uploaded CVs or supporting documents must not include your name and personal details. Please ensure the application form is filled out in full.

Closing Date: Sunday 3 December 2017 
Interview date: week commencing 11 December 2017

Please note that if you do not have permission to work in the UK, Bucks New University will not be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for you to take up this position. All non EU/EAA candidates must have valid immigration status and/or a UK visa valid for the duration of the contract in order to be considered for this appointment.

Bucks New University is a Disability Confident employer and as such you will be given the opportunity to declare a disability as part of the application process. 

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