|Salary:||£38,205 to £44,263 per annum – Grade 7|
|Placed On:||3rd October 2023|
|Closes:||30th October 2023|
The University of Plymouth is committed to meaningful public engagement with our research, across all its disciplines. We are seeking to appoint someone who shares our commitment and can help researchers with their public engagement activities to the benefit of both society and research impact. We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and experienced individual with a track record of delivering effective and innovative public engagement activities and of successfully promoting public engagement to researchers. This is an exciting chance to shape and deliver our Public Engagement programme and really make a difference.
This post is based in the Research and Innovation (R&I) Directorate and will be responsible for ensuring a coordinated approach to public engagement across the University. You will work with colleagues both within R&I and across the University, drawing upon their expertise and commitment to our public engagement agenda. The role will include providing advice and support to researchers across all academic disciplines in planning and delivering high quality engagement activities. You will also, facilitate a network of Public Engagement practitioners, deliver and promote training and devise new initiatives to engage researchers in public engagement.
You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent) with experience of working in a public engagement role or equivalent. You will possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds. This role requires excellent organisational skills, a track-record of managing projects or initiatives, good writing skills and the ability to demonstrate close attention to detail.
You will have experience in developing digital content and a strong IT competence as well as being proactive and capable of working independently. The role may involve travel.
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.
For an informal discussion about the role please contact Jennifer Milligan by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 12 Midnight, Monday 30th October 2023
Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 13th November 2023.
This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.
We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.
A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth’s strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth’s HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.
The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages
We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.
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