Student Safeguarding Project Officer

Keele University - KeeleSU

We are looking to recruit a project officer to coordinate a project that seeks to eradicate hate crime and online harassment at Keele through the effective education and empowerment of our students and the introduction of robust, effective reporting mechanisms. The Project Officer will develop a comprehensive suite of resources for all students, ensuring that the particular needs of under-represented (liberation) student groups are specifically met. They will work in partnership with colleagues across the University and Students’ Union to drive forward further Bystander Intervention activity as a means of creating a community of active citizens.

You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent), will have knowledge and an understanding of issues affecting HE students, with particular regard to key vulnerable groups. You will have experience of research, project planning, and report writing. You will be able to understand and interpret the law relating to hate crime and online harassment. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and an understanding of, and commitment to, equal opportunities and the promotion of diversity.

Annualised hours based on 37.5 per week.

Salary: £25,000.

The position is fixed-term for 12 months.

Further Information and How to Apply

For further information and a copy of the job description and person specification, please do feel free to browse our website and online materials, give us a buzz, and perhaps even pay us a visit – we’d love to help make it easier for you to apply to join the KeeleSU team.

If you have any queries about the role or the recruitment processes, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. You can contact us by email at and we’ll make sure the right person responds. Otherwise, give us a call on 01782 733700 and ask to speak Fay Harris, Head of Student Voice and Advocacy.

To Apply:

Please complete the KeeleSU job application form, available at, and be sure to specify which role you are applying for. Please make specific reference to the items in the person specification as we’ll be scoring your application against those requirements to shortlist.

Please then forward your completed application, along with a completed diversity monitoring form, to by midday 30th November 2017.

Interview dates will be week commencing 11th December 2017.

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