|Salary:||£27,929 to £32,348 p.a.|
|Placed On:||6th February 2023|
|Closes:||17th February 2023|
Are you passionate about helping young people reach their potential? The Cambridge Admissions Office is looking for a professional, ideally with experience in the education or charity sector, to join the Widening Participation (WP) team. Our close-knit team coordinates a range of outreach projects designed to encourage and support underrepresented and disadvantaged UK students to apply to top universities. In this role, you would be part of a national agenda to ensure that university places are open to all students, regardless of their background.
You will be joining the team at an exciting time as we develop our longer-term strategy, with plenty of opportunities for you to input into programme design and delivery. You will be planning and delivering activities, working with academics and ambassadors, to help students explore different possibilities for the future and the pathways they need to take to reach their goals.
You should have excellent communication skills, an ability to work with a diverse range of people and outstanding interpersonal and negotiating skills. We're looking for someone who is confident with IT, is self-sufficient and highly organised. In a dynamic workplace, you may end up working on different projects across the team so we are looking for someone who can be adaptable. You'll also be expected to demonstrate the impact of your activities through rigorous evaluation, supported by the team's evaluation experts. Weekend and evening work will be required on occasion and you may be required to travel to locations across the UK.
The Cambridge Admissions Office have agile working practices, which means there is some flexibility in where and how people work. This generally means a mix of remote and office working.
Additional information regarding the role can be found within the further information pack.
When applying please upload your CV and cover letter outlining how you meet the criteria listed in the person specification (the knowledge, skills and experience required for the role) along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted and invited to interview based upon these criteria.
Interviews for the role will be held during w/c 27th February.
If you wish to make an informal enquiry about the post, please contact the Head of Widening Participation, Tom Levinson: email@example.com.
The University and the Cambridge Admissions Office are committed to safeguarding young people we work with and we expect new employees to share this commitment. This role requires an enhanced DBS check. Our safeguarding policy can be found online: https://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/policies-procedures/children-and-vulnerable-adults-safeguarding-policy
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/39325.
Please quote reference AT35248 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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