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Widening Access Officer - 12981

The Directorate of Communications, Marketing and Student Recruitment are seeking a Widening Access Officer to join their team. A key part of this role involves delivering a programme of outreach activities and working closely with local schools, colleges and other organisations, to attract under-represented groups to consider progressing to Higher Education.

College / Directorate
Directorate of Communications, Marketing & Student Recruitment
Department
Admissions & Recruitment
Full Time / Part Time
Full Time
Posted Date
07/06/2019
Closing Date
30/06/2019
Ref No
1488
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Salary (Grade H2): £35,365 to £41,775 per annum (incl. of London Allowance)

Full-Time, permanent

Brunel University London is proud of its impressive record of encouraging and supporting individuals from groups that are currently under-represented within Higher Education to progress to university.

The Directorate of Communications, Marketing and Student Recruitment are seeking a Widening Access Officer to join their team. A key part of this role involves delivering a programme of outreach activities and working closely with local schools, colleges and other organisations, to attract under-represented groups to consider progressing to Higher Education. This will ensure that we continue to achieve our objectives of fair access and admissions diversity, and meet the targets of the University’s Access and Participation Plan.

You will have experience of working in Higher Education or evidence of transferable skills and experience, as well as experience of successfully delivering widening access-supporting activities. A working knowledge of child safeguarding legislation is required for this role. In addition, you should have the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external contacts, be passionate about the value of Higher Education and committed to widening access.

The successful candidate must be educated to degree level or equivalent, be able to demonstrate a good understanding of widening participation policy and have the ability to work collaboratively across organisational boundaries. It is essential that they have excellent presentation and communication skills in order to liaise effectively with prospective students, their teachers and parents.

A satisfactory check by the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) is required for this role. You will also require a full driving licence and own a car as you will be driving to schools for meetings and to attend different events. 

The post is available from 1st August 2019.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 30th June 2019

For further details and to apply please visit https://jobs.brunel.ac.uk/WRL/

*This position does not meet the criteria of a skilled job for Tier 2 sponsorship which has to be at least at NQF level 6.

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