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Project Manager for C.L.A.S.S.

University of Roehampton - Student Support Services

Location: London
Salary: £41,188 to £44,648 per annum including London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 8th October 2021
Closes: 26th October 2021
Job Ref: RU02828

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Project Manager to join our vibrant Student Support department in the undertaking of an externally funded project. The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the Care Leaver’s Access, Support and Success (CLASS) project, including delivering interventions within the programme and evaluating the impact of the interventions. The Project Manager will coordinate focus groups with students and develop the Supporting Transitions Programme (STP), involving project partners in the development and implementation of the programme. Finally, the Project Manager will oversee the budget expenditure and prepare reports for dissemination.

The Project Manager will work closely with Professional Services, the School of Psychology and School of Health and Life Sciences to successfully implement an innovative STP. Additionally, the post-holder will collaborate with project partners and additional key stakeholders to ensure the project aims are achieved.

In addition to the role requiring a PhD in Psychology or a masters with significant relevant experience, we are looking for someone who is passionate, driven and proactive.

The externally funded CLASS project aims to empower care experienced students through the provision of a STP delivered across each stage of the student cycle, starting with their transition from school to University and onward to a successful career. This ambitious programme will bring together care leavers to collaborate with academic experts, student support services, clinicians, and national and local stakeholders to develop students’ personal and social skills, lifestyle management, academic skills, employability skills and succession planning to ensure a smooth and successful transition and progression at University and beyond. Finally, it will be a unique opportunity for all care leavers attending any London University to build a supportive network.

The University of Roehampton is the most research intensive modern university in the UK, with some of the highest regarded academic departments in the country.

This is an exciting time for the university, with investment in new curricula, the construction of a new £35m state-of-the-art library and student accommodation, the development of a number of external partnerships across the globe and plans for more doctoral scholarships.

We have a strong emphasis on supporting our students to reach their full potential in order to launch themselves onto successful graduate careers. We are ranked the best modern university in London in major UK league tables and we are embarking on a radical programme of enhancement in learning and teaching across all our academic areas.

The University has a beautiful, vibrant parkland campus, is located in the heart of south-west London and offers excellent facilities for researching, learning, teaching, and working.

To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the Working at Roehampton section of our website where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for us.

The closing date for completed applications is: 26 October 2021

It is expected that interviews will be held on: 04 November 2021 The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.

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