|£35,625 inclusive of Outer London Weighting
|27th November 2023
|8th January 2024
Do you want to join an award-winning Education Liaison and Outreach team?
This position will play a pivotal role in the next phase of Middlesex University's development, supporting the launch of its new 'Knowledge into Action' 2031 strategy and its ambition to provide a greater level of personalised advice and guidance to future students.
The role of the Education Liaison Officer is key in driving forward plans and work streams to develop our partnerships with FE. They will liaise with and bring together relevant individuals from across different partner organisations and across MDX to enable FE partnership plans to progress. They will develop connections with Higher Education networks, ensuring that we maximise the benefits of collaboration.
The role holder will lead on and execute project plans and events that promote Higher Education and employment pathways in innovative and experiential ways in order to enhance the reputation, raise awareness and establish Middlesex University as the university of choice for a targeted group of potential students, their advisors, parents and teachers.
The officer will be responsible for meeting recruitment and outreach targets as required by the Office for students. In addition, they will work to support our widening participation work with a focus on planning and delivery of activities that meet OfS requirements. This will include supporting team efforts to standardise evaluation practice and input into the team’s contribution to the Access and Participation Plan. The role holder will also play a part in the delivery of the Financial Support Plans, liaising with other internal teams to ensure our offering to students in need is delivered correctly.
To succeed in this role, you’ll have a strong working knowledge of the UK education system including an understanding of current recruitment and access challenges facing the UK Higher Education sector. You’ll be adept at building and nurturing relationships, utilising existing networks and communicating with a wide range of stakeholders across various levels of seniority. You’ll have a commercial outlook with strong analytical skills, as well as digital expertise or a willingness to learn. A willingness to travel to various locations in Greater London as well as occasionally across the wider UK is also essential.
We have also made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the role profile.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and requires a Disclosure and Barring Service certificate. You are therefore required to disclose details of any criminal record. ALL criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, even if they would otherwise be regarded as spent under this Act must be disclosed, as well as any other information that may have a bearing on your suitability for the post, including pending prosecutions.
The University will apply for a DBS certificate before your appointment is confirmed.
For further information or an informal discussion about the role please contact Nikki Edwards, Education Liaison & Outreach Manager (post-16), at firstname.lastname@example.org
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