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Schools Outreach Officer

The University of Law

Location: Manchester, Hybrid
Salary: £28,500
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th February 2024
Closes: 3rd March 2024
Job Ref: LQ985445ManSOO
The Role 

As our student numbers increase and we continue to diversify our programmes and portfolio, we are looking for people to join our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion team (Widening Participation) as a Schools Outreach Officer. 

This new role is an excellent opportunity to work in a sector-leading Higher Education organisation with a real commitment to widening participation and it is ideal for candidates who are particularly interested in developing new initiatives within the widening participation sphere.

The Schools Outreach Officer will be responsible for implementing the University’s Widening Access work. You will also be:

  • Establishing and managing relationships with schools and colleges and deliver outreach activities to prospective students both in schools and on our campuses.
  • Your objectives will align with our Access and Participation Plan which is to work with students who are least likely to attend higher education.
  • Contributing to the design and delivery of programmes that aim to raise pre-16 attainment and future university enrolment
  • Contributing to other Widening Participation initiatives and activities such as working collaboratively with third sector organisations and supporting our Domestic Student Recruitment team
  • Collecting and processing data and evaluation material will also form part of your role. 

You

The successful candidate will be able to develop effective relationships with people and able to use initiative and priortise their own workload. We are also looking for candidates with:

  • Experience of designing and delivering presentations and workshops
  • The ability to deliver presentations interactively to engage a range of different audiences
  • Experience in providing information, advice, or guidance
  • Competence using Microsoft Office

Please note: This is a hybrid role including homeworking, based at our Manchester campus. The role will require frequent travel to schools both local to the campus and within the surrounding counties.  

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Abi Pritch-Williams, Senior Access Manager on abi.pritch-williams@law.ac.uk.    

Benefits  

On top of a salary of up to £28,500, we provide a generous annual leave entitlement of 30 days (+ Stats), and there’s a rewards package that includes: 

  • Private Medical Scheme and Life Assurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Training and Qualifications (including Course Sponsorship/Fee Discount)
  • Season Ticket Loans and Student Discounts

Our Approach

At The University of Law, you will work alongside other like-minded professionals who are passionate about driving innovation in higher education and delivering successful outcomes for our students

Diversity, Inclusion and Flexible Working: 

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is reflective of our diverse student population, striving to increase the representation of age, disability, gender identity and expression, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, and socio-economic background of our employees. 

We’re also committed to providing adjustments to those who may require support with the recruitment process - please contact the ULaw Talent Acquisition Team via talentacquisition@law.ac.uk   

Please note: This post is subject to a DBS check - you will be notified of this during the application process

For this opportunity, you must be able to prove you have the right to work in the UK - if in doubt please visit the following link Right to work checklist - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, M1 4HJ
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