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International Project Officer (LUM292)

Luminate Education Group

Location: Leeds
Salary: £24,886 to £26,359 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th November 2022
Closes: 15th December 2022
Job Ref: LUM292

WHAT WE DO

Careers, Work Experience & Progression is part of the Student Life Directorate. The Directorate leads on activities and strategies which contribute to an outstanding further education student experience closely aligned with the college and group strategic objectives. Careers, Work Experience & Progression (CWP) supports students through guidance, opportunities, and experience to make informed life choices about their career pathway and destination.

The CWP team works collaboratively with curriculum departments and other service areas as well as external partners. The successful candidate for this role will need to be innovative and collaborative in their outlook, with excellent communication skills. In their professional practice they will need to demonstrate attention to detail, be a good administrator and have experience of student engagement, working with a diverse range of stakeholders and an understanding of post 16 education. This exciting role is ideal for someone who has worked on student placements, at home and overseas, and understands the demands and nuances of this type of work.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Work with the International Projects and Compliance Lead to coordinate international opportunities for students and staff through externally funded projects
  • Forward thinking in  approach to scope and investigate new opportunities
  • Good communication and negotiation skills to develop sector specific mobilities with curriculum departments and international partners, as well as talking to, and supporting students and their parents/carers
  • Solution focused and able to lead on the practical arrangements of international placements and visiting international students and staff
  • Attention to detail, and good administration skills are essential for this role
  • Take operational responsibility for activities for student and staff placements & projects overseas which will enhance and enrich the student experience 
  • Act as a source of information, knowledge, and advice, providing high quality market intelligence and identifying business development opportunities to support international student experience
  • Maintain and further develop good relations with partner organisations and institutions, including agencies, national bodies, funding bodies and sponsors

YOUR PROFILE

For this post, we are looking for a person who has experience of international work and or coordination of work placements or other student enrichment activity.

  • Understand the nuances of working with a range of stakeholders within the context of externally funded programmes in an education setting
  • A degree or higher-level qualification or equivalent experience
  • Level 2 in English & Maths
  • Qualification in a relevant discipline such Project Management (or willingness to undertake)
  • Aware of international trends and opportunities for oversea placements for students and staff 
  • Ability to relate effectively, demonstrating excellent interpersonal and communication skills which are applicable to a range of stakeholders and prospective external clients and funding bodies 
  • Proven ability in administration or project work and good written communication skills
  • Ability to coordinate specific action plans and activities
  • Proven ability to prioritise, meet deadlines, multitask, work independently and as part of a team 
  • Excellent time management and attention to detail including compliance to college policies and funding regulations
  • Ability to use digital media innovatively and to promote student and staff activity to a range of stakeholders

Contact Us 

For further information please contact: 

Georgina Yates

gina.yates@leedscitycollege.ac.uk

About Us

Luminate Education Group consists of; Harrogate College (HC), Keighley College (KC), Leeds City College (LCC), Leeds Conservatoire (LC), University Centre Leeds, Leeds Sixth Form College and Yorkshire Centre for Training & Development. Luminate Education Group is one of the fastest growing and most innovative education groups in the country. 

We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.

SAFEGUARDING

At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our student's including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

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