Widening Participation Officer

Oxford Brookes University - Directorate of Marketing and Communications

Starting salary £26,495 rising anually to £28,936

Full Time, Permanent - Professional Services

The UK Recruitment and Partnerships Team is looking for a Widening Participation Officer to contribute to the University's recruitment and widening participation activities.

The role includes:

  • Working closely with academic colleagues in the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment to develop and deliver workshops for schools and colleges.
  • Managing relationships with a portfolio of target schools and colleges.
  • Providing advice and support to students and their teachers about the university application process, including subject specific information.
  • Overseeing and attending a portfolio of inbound and outbound events including the running of a large-scale summer school.

You should have:

  • Awareness of the higher education student recruitment and widening participation context.
  • Experience of organising events.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, including experience of delivering presentations or workshops.
  • Related experience of working in an educational setting, including experience of working with young people.

International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 8th May 2018

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