|Salary:||£27,929 to £32,348|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||7th February 2023|
|Closes:||20th March 2023|
The Institute of Astronomy (IoA) are seeking an experienced Outreach Facilitator/Administrator to coordinate and facilitate astronomy outreach activities across the Institute of Astronomy, Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cavendish Astrophysics, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, and Kavli Centre for Ethics, Science and the Public. The University's astronomy outreach programme aims to promote our world-class research, educate and inspire the next generation of young scientists, and communicate to the wider public the excitement of Astronomy and Astrophysics.
The role holder will provide administrative support for both the existing outreach programme and the development of new outreach initiatives. Working closely with the IoA outreach team and education stakeholders across East Anglia, you will design and coordinate the delivery of events and activities which promote the Institute and our outreach programme, building networks and relationships with teachers, educations trusts and other educational professionals across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Peterborough.
With experience of planning, coordination and administration, you will have well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, experience of using social media in a professional context and an awareness of the UK secondary school system.
See the further particulars link below for details on the required skills, experience and knowledge for this role.
In return, the IoA are offering:
Fixed-term: The position is full time and funds are available for this post for 3 years from date of appointment, with the possibility of extension. The position is full-time, part time considered at minimum 0.6 FTE.
Location: The Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0HA.
Informal enquiries are welcomed and can be made by email to Matthew Bothwell, Public Astronomer via email at: email@example.com. Questions about the application process should be directed to HR@ast.cam.ac.uk.
Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.
Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.
Please quote reference LG35305 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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