Vacancies

Vacancies are uploaded several times each week from a wide range of job opportunities – in outreach, admissions, recruitment, student retention, student services, policy and research, senior management – from across the sector. Not just from universities and colleges, but from many third sector, not-for-profit, commercial, policy-orientated, student orientated, and regional and national organisations.

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Widening Participation Evaluation Project Officer, Finance Planning and Governance, University of East Anglia

An exciting opportunity has arisen as a Widening Participation Evaluation Project Officer, part of the Widening Participation Evidence and Evaluation team. This post will be working under the direction of the Business Intelligence Manager (Widening Participation).

You will be crucial in ensuring the successful delivery of Widening Participation impact evaluation and research projects across the whole student lifecycle, through designing appropriate and robust evaluations, planning and co-ordinating processes, workflows and resource, and being the key point of contact for coordination of external research projects.

You will be a highly organised individual with strong research, project management, communication and interpersonal skills. Experience of managing varied internal and external research projects, managing and prioritising workflows, and co-ordinating input from multiple stakeholders.

Full-time, permanent post. Salary: £27,116 – £33,309 per annum. Closing date: 25 January 2022.

 

Head of Employee Wellbeing Service – A&E Agency

This is an NHS exciting opportunity for an experienced manager or business partner to take over from the existing Head of Employee Wellbeing due to retirement. The service is a high performing and income-generating department which was reassessed for SEQOHS accreditation in November 2020 and was granted full accreditation for 5 years with no recommendations. The service includes and strong and growing portfolio of private contracts.

Reporting to the Director of People Services, the Head of Employee Wellbeing Service acts as the senior lead ensuring the smooth running of all employee wellbeing and occupational health services, to the trust and external private clients. The post holder will support Trust-wide activity both in relation to employee wellbeing but also in support of the wider responsibility and objectives for the People Services Directorate. The main duties, responsibility and results areas are as follows:

  • strategic Management
  • leadership and Management
  • service Delivery
  • service Improvement
  • clinical Service, Policies and Systems Management
  • commercial Service Management and Development
  • budget and Financial Management.

We are looking for a person who can demonstrate success in delivering change and performance, by engaging teams in the strategic direction and delivery plans. Someone who can establish clear work priorities delegate effectively, ensure a capability to deliver, monitor performance and give feedback. You will have a keen focus on team and service development, and possess the interpersonal skills required to form effective working relationships across a large and complex organisation in addition to clients in the private sector. You will also have a strong understanding of the role of occupational health and workplace support. Contact: Emma Dooley, email:EmmaDooley@accident-emergency.co.uk. Telephone: 0161 245 4470

Full time, temporary post. Salary: £72,761 – £82,971 per annum. Closing date not given.

 

Transition Coordinator and Student Advisor, Student Support and Success, University of Winchester

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the University of Winchester within the department for Student Support and Success. The new dual-role, Transition Coordinator and Adviser, will attract colleagues eager to support learners from traditionally underrepresented student groups transition into higher education (via coordinating outreach and transition activities) and ultimately flourish in their time studying at Winchester (acting as a designated student advisor).

The successful candidate will have experience of working with 14-19-year-olds, particularly those from widening participation backgrounds. With proven experience of multi-agency project management, particularly working with schools, colleges and community groups on outreach programmes and events. Ideally the successful applicant will also have experience of working in a pastoral, or student advice, role. However, additional training will be available. Importantly, the successful applicant will understand the needs and issues facing learners from widening participation backgrounds, especially in relation to participation in schools, further and higher education.

The University particularly welcomes applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds for this post as they are under-represented in jobs at this level.  Please be assured that all applicants will be treated equally during the selection process.

Full time, permanent post. Salary: £28,756 – £34,304 per annum. Closing Date: 26 January 2022. Interview Date: 8 February 2022.

 

Careers Consultant, Professional Services, Nottingham Trent University

We are seeking a Careers Consultant, to join our innovative and progressive student development team at NTU. This is an exciting time to be joining the team as we explore and implement new ways of supporting students and graduates across all of NTU. The NTU Employability Team provides comprehensive employability support to meet the needs of under-graduate and post-graduate students, alumni, employers and the academy.

The role will be based across our service you may be required to support on all three campuses.  All Careers Consultants, have responsibility for working alongside other project team members on projects for Widening Participation Students and NTU Graduates.

As a Careers Consultant, you will be responsible for negotiating an annual plan of activity which reflects the needs of students and employers in supporting successful progression into work experience or graduate level employment.

You will have excellent communication and negotiation skills and be motivated to embrace the challenges of developing the employability agenda in higher education. You must be educated to degree level, or equivalent, and hold appropriate careers guidance qualifications and experience, ideally with knowledge of Higher Education.

Candidates should be adaptable, forward-thinking and creative with a passion to continuously improve employability services.  You will need to work both online and on campus and prepare resources that reach a broad cohort of students using a variety of channels including social media.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Carla Campbell – Careers Consultant Team Manager, on 0115 8485386 or via email: carla.campbell@ntu.ac.uk

Permanent full-time post. Salary: £34,304 – £38,587 per annum. Closing date: 30 January 2022.

 

Project Manager, Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE), University of York

The University of York is leading one of the OfS/Research England 13 funded projects improving access to PG research for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants. The Yorkshire Consortium for Equity in Doctoral Education (YCEDE) will tackle ethnic inequalities in access to postgraduate research by systems-change innovations that re-shape institutional policies and procedures.

This is a new role that will coordinate consortium activities and finances; supervise a G4 Project Administrator at York; provide the central point of contact for Project Administrators from other partners, workstream leads and external partners; provide guidance on appointing research interns and running training activities.

It will involve extensive communication and collaboration with staff from partner universities involved in the YCEDE project, as well as internal and external stakeholders.

The University is looking for a motivated project manager with knowledge of the lived experience of People of Colour within a HEI or research setting to coordinate this consortium involving five universities (York, Leeds, Sheffield, Sheffield Hallam and Bradford), 12 CDTs and DTPs and external partners including the Stuart Hall Foundation, Reach Society and Aziz Foundation.

Any questions or queries about these roles: kathryn.arnold@york.ac.uk

Full time, permanent post. Salary: £40,927 – £50,296 a year per annum. Closing date: 31 January 2022.

 

Deputy Head of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI), central EDI Team, University of St Andrews

Deputy Head of EDI post reports to the Head of Equality & Diversity (line management).  The role will support the Head of E&D to provide reporting and undertake meetings with members of the Principal’s Office, on institution-wide progression of funding related accreditation, and statutory legal reporting. The Deputy Head of EDI will deputise for the Head of E&D on managing the EDI Team and its functions, which centrally leads, advises, guides and supports all functions of the University on equality, diversity and inclusion and human rights matters.

Expertise and knowledge of the post holder acts as a core central resource to deliver one of the four University Strategy themes: ‘Diverse St Andrews’, through line management by the Head of E&D. The post provides a strong strategic and operational service to all schools and units, with an enhanced level of service provided to HR teams in terms of data reporting, recruitment, and to HR Business Partners on legislative compliance regarding bullying, harassment, discrimination and policy development/review.

This post will primarily be based at the Eden Campus at Guardbridge, a state-of-the-art working environment for professional services units. Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Sukhi Bains, Head of Equality & Diversity, email: sb104@st-andrews.ac.uk, Tel: 01334 461649.

Full time, permanent post. Salary: £42,149- £51,799 per annum. Closing Date: 31 January 2022.

 

Partnerships and Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator, Governors for Schools

Working as part of a team, the Partnerships Manager will be responsible for conducting efficient volunteer management and recruitment, business development and partnership building, to help the organisation reach its objective of placing governors in schools.

School governors are the largest group of volunteers across England and Wales. They shape the educational experiences of hundreds of thousands of children and you can be part of that. Governors for Schools is a national education charity with the ambition of making sure every school has excellent governance which drives improved outcomes for all children and young people. By finding and supporting a diverse and talented network of volunteers, they ensure schools have the board-level skills and variety of perspective they need. By developing the services they offer, and expanding work with corporate supporters, key partners and within local communities, Governors for Schools are supporting schools to achieve excellent governance.

You should be:

  • based in the South West of England and have a knowledge of the area
  • have experience using a CRM/ATS system
  • have excellent communication skills via email, phone, video conferencing and in person
  • have excellent organisation skills and ability to juggle a busy role interacting with different stakeholders (volunteers, schools, partners etc)
  • are self-motivated and target driven
  • pay attention to detail in order to provide excellent service to our partners
  • have recruitment experience

If you are interested in the role, please share your CV and cover letter with emma.harris@governorsforschools.org.uk. They will be reviewing applicants on an ongoing basis so early application is encouraged.

Permanent full-time role (35 hours per week, with flexible working). Salary: £24,000 – £27,000 per annum. Closing date: 5pm, 31 January 2022.

 

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Manager to work as part of the HR Team to progress their equity and inclusion agenda. Joining an established and proactive team in a leadership and strategic role, you will be responsible for engagement with stakeholders across the School to develop initiatives that drive inclusion, foster trust and ultimately result in an environment of inclusion.

The successful candidate will lead the development, implementation and evaluation of LSTM’s EDI strategy and initiatives in order to deliver sustainable change across the organisation. The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Manager will guide, support, and lead the organisation in becoming a more inclusive and diverse employer, leading on the development of creating a culture in which people feel they truly belong. The post holder will have complete autonomy to work with senior stakeholders in the design and delivery of our organisational EDI strategies and the implementation of supporting action plans.  You will lead, coordinate, and drive work towards creating and maintaining an inclusive environment and build engagement with EDI across LSTM.

Key Responsibilities are to:

  • facilitate the development of the institutional vision and commitments to Diversity and Inclusion, engaging with stakeholders across the organisation.
  • act as subject matter expert on EDI, engaging with colleagues to provide advice and guidance
  • act as operational lead for implementing EDI framework and action plans, monitoring and evaluating impact and reporting progress.
  • produce regular reports analysing diversity trends to assist in the identification of organisational EDI challenges
  • work closely with governance groups and working groups to raise awareness and ensure organisational EDI priorities are being met.
  • review and develop EDI policies and practices and lead the development of equality impact assessments
  • have oversight of strategic EDI projects, including Athena SWAN, Race Equity Review and other external charter activity
  • lead the delivery of organisational EDI training programmes to raise awareness and build skills at all levels of the organisation.
  • promote the organisation’s work in equity and inclusion to enhance our reputation as an employer of choice.

For an informal discussion please contact Sam Airey – Global Director of Human Resources, sam.airey@lstmed.ac.uk(link sends e-mail)

Full time, permanent post. Salary: £42,149 – £53,348 per annum. Closing Date: 10.00 am, 31 January 2022.

 

Data and Evaluation Officer, Doctoral School and Research Operations, Nottingham Trent University

NTU’s Equity in Doctoral Education through Partnership and Innovation (EDEPI) will improve access and participation for racialised groups to postgraduate research (PGR), across Nottingham Trent, Sheffield Hallam and Liverpool John Moores Universities. The programme of work will target recruitment, admissions and transition as critical points of systemic inequality in doctoral education. Key deliverables include: the development and implementation of a new, work-based partnership approach to PGR recruitment which will be piloted with NHS partners in the cities of Nottingham, Sheffield and Liverpool; the co-production of a novel competency-based PGR admissions framework through national consultation with major stakeholders, in partnership with the UK Council for Graduate Education and the delivery of a large-scale pilot and evaluation of the new framework; and the development and delivery of a bespoke coaching programme, co-created between researcher developers at the three universities and  Grit Breakthrough Programmes educational charity for postgraduate researchers from racialised groups, supervisors, and professional service staff.  Evaluation is a core part of the programme and comprises extensive quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis related to engagement, participation, application numbers, admissions and progression to gain a rich understanding of the efficacy of programme and the resultant impact.

The Data and Evaluation Officer will support the programme team and programme partners to provide appropriate data to allow for full monitoring and evaluation of the EDEPI programme. The role holder is responsible for the collection, storage and maintenance of data to allow thorough manipulation to inform practice, research and reporting back to the funding bodies. You will also be required to provide analysis and interpretation of data for a range of audiences. Principal duties and responsibilities: The role will include:

  • managing the collection and collation of project data, input, output and result evidence and information required for reporting purposes and for the production of research publications.
  • providing support during audits undertaken by the funding body and support quarterly project claims, both of which are essential to ensure the University is not subjected to financial penalty for noncompliance.
  • designing and maintaining the required systems to capture and collate the information required to evidence progress against delivering contracted outputs and results, identifying areas of risk where shortfalls are occurring.
  • tracking programme delivery across all work packages.

If you have queries about this role, please contact:  Dr Rebekah Smith McGloin, Director, Doctoral School and Research Operations, rebekah.smithmcgloin@ntu.ac.uk

Full time, fixed term post until 31st January 2026. Salary: £28,756 – £33,309 per annum. Closing date: 7 February 2022.

 

Equity in Doctoral Education Programme Manager, Professional Services, Nottingham Trent University

Equity in Doctoral Education will improve access and participation for racialised groups to postgraduate research (PGR), across Nottingham Trent, Sheffield Hallam and Liverpool John Moores Universities. For the Equity in Doctoral Education Programme Manager role the programme of work will target recruitment, admissions and transition as critical points of systemic inequality in doctoral education. Key deliverables include: the development and implementation of a new, work-based partnership approach to PGR recruitment which will be piloted with NHS partners in the cities of Nottingham, Sheffield and Liverpool; the co-production of a novel competency-based PGR admissions framework through national consultation with major stakeholders, in partnership with the UK Council for Graduate Education and the delivery of a large-scale pilot and evaluation of the new framework; and the development and delivery of a bespoke coaching programme, co-created between researcher developers at the three universities and Grit Breakthrough Programmes educational charity for postgraduate researchers from racialised groups, supervisors, and professional service staff.

Evaluation is a core part of the programme and comprises extensive quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis related to engagement, participation, application numbers, admissions and progression to gain a rich understanding of the efficacy of programme and the resultant impact.

Equity in Doctoral Education is funded through the Office for Students and Research England’s funding to improve black, Asian and minority ethnic students’ access to postgraduate research. If you have queries about this role, please contact Dr Rebekah Smith McGloin, Director, Doctoral School and Research Operations, rebekah.smithmcgloin@ntu.ac.uk.

Full time, fixed term post until 31 January 2026. Salary: £39,739 – £50,296 per annum. Closing date: 7 February 2022.

 

Student Engagement Manager, Henry Royce Institute, University of Manager

Royce is seeking a Student Engagement Manager to contribute to the Institute’s strategic plan for training, skills and engagement with students entering research careers in the material sciences. The role aims to connect and empower both postgraduate and undergraduate students across the Institute’s Partners and the wider UK materials community. Activities will include running Royce’s undergraduate summer internship research programme, organising an annual PhD student conference, delivering a series of research sandpit workshops, and developing new engagement opportunities across the Institute.

You will be a proactive, organised and motivated individual with previous experience in the material sciences within academia or industry. You will be adept at conversing with students and researchers, supporting them in gaining new skills, and sharing experiences as part of their ongoing career development. A degree (or an equivalent qualification) in a physical sciences, engineering or related discipline is required, as is knowledge of equality, diversity and inclusion, including of widening participation, and the issues that need to be considered in relation to training, skills and outreach.

The Henry Royce Institute, an EPSRC-funded national institute, supports UK advanced materials research and innovation. With its Hub at The University of Manchester, the Institute has spokes at nine Partner and Associate organisations: the Universities of Sheffield, Leeds, Liverpool, Cambridge, Cranfield, Oxford and Imperial College London, as well as at the UK Atomic Energy Authority and National Nuclear Laboratory. Royce, driven by a vision of ‘advanced materials for a sustainable society’, supports the UK in growing its world-leading research and innovation through:

  • enabling national materials research, collaboration, foresighting and strategy
  • providing access to world-leading facilities and research expertise
  • catalysing industrial collaboration and accelerating translation
  • fostering materials science skills development, innovation training and outreach.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews to: Tom Hancocks, Training and Skills Manager: thomas.hancocks@manchester.ac.uk

Full time, fixed term (until end March 2023 in first instance). Salary: £33,309 – £40,927 per annum (depending on experience). Closing date: 3 February 2022.

 

Data and Evaluation Manager, Widening Participation & Outreach, University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham are looking to appoint a Data and Evaluation Manager to join their Widening Participation team. You will use your data management and analysis skills to ensure we are supporting students from all backgrounds to access higher education.  In the Widening Participation team, we work with groups that are under-represented in higher education in order to raise aspirations and remove pre-conceived barriers to continuous learning. Our team deliver sessions to primary and secondary aged children across the East Midlands to provide insight into University life and show that anyone has the ability to continue study after school.

The Data and Evaluation Manager will help enhance our targeting and data management for outreach and support activities. This includes making a significant contribution to the analysis of student and programme data to report on our widening participation targets. You will have a background in statistical analysis or data management, alongside experience of reporting and data quality assurance.  As our Data and Evaluation manager, you will provide university-wide specialist advice as well as support to our team in evaluating, evidencing, and articulating the impact of our activities. You will be a data specialist who is able to design, support and deliver high quality fit for purpose evaluation work.

You will act as the lead for data protection and GDPR compliance within Widening Participation and will need to have a working knowledge of current legislation and be proactive in keeping abreast of relevant updates and changes, making recommendations to improve our systems and processes accordingly.

Arrangements for job share would be considered. Informal enquiries may be addressed to Kimberley Simms; KIMBERLEY.SIMMS@NOTTINGHAM.AC.UK

Full-time, permanent post (but applications are also welcome from candidates wishing to work part-time, minimum 29 hours per week). Please specify in your application if you wish to work part time and the number of preferred hours. Salary: £31,406 – £40,927 per annum (pro-rata if applicable. Closing Date: 4 February 2022.

 

Widening Access and Participation Assistant, Home Student Recruitment, Widening Access & Participation, University of Sunderland

We have an exciting opportunity within our Home Student Recruitment Service for a Widening Access and Participation Assistant. Within this role you will support the planning and delivery of access to higher education activities and interventions to increase participation of a wide range of students and applicants from a broad range of diverse backgrounds. You will also support and deliver the University’s widening access and participation strategy as per our institutional targets outlined in the University’s Office for Students (OfS) agreed Access and Participation Plan (APP).

Within this position, you will play a key role in supporting the planning, delivery and evaluation of targeted outreach activities, both in person and online. You will work with a wide range of audiences including primary and secondary school pupils and adult learners. You will provide support, advice and guidance to feeder schools, colleges and other partner organisations at a range of on and off campus and digital events. This includes delivery to pupils, teachers/advisers and parents/carers on a range of areas such as; the benefits of higher education, progression routes, student finance and student life.

You will support the planning and delivery of bespoke programmes, funding and support for priority groups to ensure fair access and increase participation in higher education. This includes the planning, administration and promotion of bursaries and scholarships.

You will carry out administrative tasks such as maintaining and updating spreadsheets and databases, management of shared email inboxes, arranging and taking minutes of meetings and preparing reports and statistics. More information can be found under the Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities section of the Role Profile.

To discuss the opportunity, or for further information regarding this role, contact Katharine Reed, Widening Access and Participation Manager; katharine.reed@sunderland.ac.uk

Full time, permanent post. Salary: £21,461 – £25,630 per annum. Closing date: 4 February 2022.

 

Data and Evaluation Officer, Doctoral School and Research Operations, Nottingham Trent University

NTU’s Equity in Doctoral Education through Partnership and Innovation (EDEPI) will improve access and participation for racialised groups to postgraduate research (PGR), across Nottingham Trent, Sheffield Hallam and Liverpool John Moores Universities. The programme of work will target recruitment, admissions and transition as critical points of systemic inequality in doctoral education. Key deliverables include: the development and implementation of a new, work-based partnership approach to PGR recruitment which will be piloted with NHS partners in the cities of Nottingham, Sheffield and Liverpool; the co-production of a novel competency-based PGR admissions framework through national consultation with major stakeholders, in partnership with the UK Council for Graduate Education and the delivery of a large-scale pilot and evaluation of the new framework; and the development and delivery of a bespoke coaching programme, co-created between researcher developers at the three universities and  Grit Breakthrough Programmes educational charity for postgraduate researchers from racialised groups, supervisors, and professional service staff.  Evaluation is a core part of the programme and comprises extensive quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis related to engagement, participation, application numbers, admissions and progression to gain a rich understanding of the efficacy of programme and the resultant impact.

The Data and Evaluation Officer will support the programme team and programme partners to provide appropriate data to allow for full monitoring and evaluation of the EDEPI programme. The role holder is responsible for the collection, storage and maintenance of data to allow thorough manipulation to inform practice, research and reporting back to the funding bodies. You will also be required to provide analysis and interpretation of data for a range of audiences. Principal duties and responsibilities: The role will include:

  • managing the collection and collation of project data, input, output and result evidence and information required for reporting purposes and for the production of research publications.
  • providing support during audits undertaken by the funding body and support quarterly project claims, both of which are essential to ensure the University is not subjected to financial penalty for noncompliance.
  • designing and maintaining the required systems to capture and collate the information required to evidence progress against delivering contracted outputs and results, identifying areas of risk where shortfalls are occurring.
  • tracking programme delivery across all work packages.

If you have queries about this role, please contact:  Dr Rebekah Smith McGloin, Director, Doctoral School and Research Operations, rebekah.smithmcgloin@ntu.ac.uk

Full time, fixed term post until 31st January 2026. Salary: £28,756 – £33,309 per annum. Closing date: 7 February 2022.

 

Equity in Doctoral Education Programme Manager, Professional Services, Nottingham Trent University

Equity in Doctoral Education will improve access and participation for racialised groups to postgraduate research (PGR), across Nottingham Trent, Sheffield Hallam and Liverpool John Moores Universities. For the Equity in Doctoral Education Programme Manager role the programme of work will target recruitment, admissions and transition as critical points of systemic inequality in doctoral education. Key deliverables include: the development and implementation of a new, work-based partnership approach to PGR recruitment which will be piloted with NHS partners in the cities of Nottingham, Sheffield and Liverpool; the co-production of a novel competency-based PGR admissions framework through national consultation with major stakeholders, in partnership with the UK Council for Graduate Education and the delivery of a large-scale pilot and evaluation of the new framework; and the development and delivery of a bespoke coaching programme, co-created between researcher developers at the three universities and Grit Breakthrough Programmes educational charity for postgraduate researchers from racialised groups, supervisors, and professional service staff.

Evaluation is a core part of the programme and comprises extensive quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis related to engagement, participation, application numbers, admissions and progression to gain a rich understanding of the efficacy of programme and the resultant impact.

Equity in Doctoral Education is funded through the Office for Students and Research England’s funding to improve black, Asian and minority ethnic students’ access to postgraduate research. If you have queries about this role, please contact Dr Rebekah Smith McGloin, Director, Doctoral School and Research Operations, rebekah.smithmcgloin@ntu.ac.uk.

Full time, fixed term post until 31 January 2026. Salary: £39,739 – £50,296 per annum. Closing date: 7 February 2022.

 

Diversity and Inclusion Advisor, Refuge

Refuge is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services and proud to be a leader in their field and an employer of choice, with leading edge systems for supervision, quality management and development.  For more information on their work, please visit www.refuge.org.uk.

This is an exciting opportunity where reporting to and working with the Director of People and Culture, you will be responsible for defining and reinforcing an EDI strategy that ensures Refuge continues to fulfil its commitments to building and nurturing an organisation that encourages, and values equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and across all aspects of their work.

The Equality, Diversity and inclusion Adviser role will involve engaging with stakeholders, particularly from across the People function, employee networks and the broader organisation to ensure the strategy’s key pillars underpin all activities supported by our mission, values, and behaviours.

You must have a good understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion concepts including designing and delivering EDI activities in partnership with a business. You will have Knowledge and experience of EDI legislation and policies.

You must have a willingness to continue learning to ensure understanding of current EDI needs and EDI trends. You will be able to interpret quantitative and qualitative data and communicate priorities in a clear and compelling way and measure progress.

Full time, permanent post. Salary: £40,831 per annum. Location: Tower Hill, London. Closing Date: 9:00am, 7 February 2022.

 

Chief Executive Officer, Diversity Role Models

Diversity Role Models (DRM) has experienced dramatic growth since they established the charity in 2011. Today they have delivered 5,000+ student workshops to over 130,000 young people in primary and secondary schools and colleges in the UK and the next CEO will be the catalyst to help them grow towards meeting their ambitious aspirations.
The new CEO to seize the opportunity to review what we can do to improve our delivery and growth, whilst leveraging the high standards, excellent training, strong facilitators and inspirational role models we have in place today.
The role will include:

  • acting as a key spokesperson, ambassador and figurehead to promote and develop the vision and mission
  • building and strengthening external relationships to build organisational voice,
  • building, mentoring and developing a robust and effective Senior Leadership Team.

You will need, for example:

  • experience of strategic leadership in an organisation where income generation and profile raising are key features
  • experience of identifying and securing new income streams to enable strategic growth
  • experience of developing/achieving strategic plans whilst overseeing a wide range of shorter term operational demands
  • Lladership experience with the ability to inspire, develop and motivate teams
  • experienced public speaker with good presentation and networking skills
  • knowledge of the education sector and an understanding of the unique challenges of working with schools.

We want this to be a two way process and we hope that whilst we are getting to know you that you are also able to learn about DRM. Inclusive Recruiting are supporting us with this important role. Please feel free to reach out to Priya Cinar in the Inclusive Recruiting team with any questions. Email priya@inclusiverecruiting.co.uk or call 0203 397 8333.
Full time, permanent post. Salary: £65,000 per annum. Closing date: 3pm on Tuesday 8 February 2022.

 

Careers Programme Manager, London Business School

Are you passionate about education, learning and development, and supporting alumni?

Join their world-class career centre as a Career Programme Manager for our alumni and leadership programmes. As Careers Programme Manager, you will support the planning and implementation of the careers curriculum for students and alumni. You will also help alumni with their career development, manage events, and prepare creative content to market and promote what we do to help enhance the career prospects of our community. Ideally, you will be from a learning and development, talent management, or even a recruitment background.

Main Responsibilities include, to:

  • deliver outstanding customer service to the alumni community as the first point of contact.
  • support alumni with their career development, providing relevant information and advice along with connecting them with employers, opportunities and resources
  • identify opportunities where alumni can support the objectives of our Career Centre.
  • own the marketing and promotion of all events and activities
  • work with a number of stakeholders from across our School, to identify points of collaboration.
  • manage the alumni coaching provision and relationships with third party suppliers
  • monitor and track the KPIs of the team, producing regular management reports
  • provide broad administrative support to the team.

London Business School; a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai; offers best in class hybrid learning to students and participants, whilst creating a flexible, supportive and dynamic working environment for people to excel in, whatever their location.

Permanent, full-time post. Salary: competitive. Closing date: 9 February 2022.

 

Head of Access, Student Employability, Success and Development, Division of Student and Academic Services, University of Manchester

The Head of Access, Student Employability, Success and Development, is a strategically critical role within the University, providing leadership to ensure that the Division and the wider Directorate for the Student Experience makes a full contribution towards the objectives the University to support a world-class teaching, learning and student experience, whilst working in true partnership with colleagues and students alike.

The successful candidate will work in partnership with the Head of Student and Academic Services, the Director for the Student Experience, Academic Vice-President for Teaching, Learning and Students and senior academic and Professional Services managers across our Faculties and Schools. The overall purpose of the Access, Student Employability, Success and Development Team is to lead integrated programmes and activities that support all students to fulfil their potential, succeed at university, and progress into positive graduate outcomes. This unique team supports successful student outcomes for all students from access, to progression and success (pre arrival to post graduation) with the ability to target resource as required due to the University‘s commitment to widening access and reducing awarding gaps

The team provides strategic oversight for access, success and progression in one business area but is also aligned vertically with Schools and Faculties to ensure that strategic and operational responsibilities e.g. Access and Participation Plan and Employability are embedded and supported throughout the Teaching Learning and Student Experience structures.

We are seeking an inspiring, experienced leader with a passion for providing an outstanding student experience and a reputation for developing strong collaborative partnerships within and outside of the University. Experience of delivering positive change, of innovating and of strong and compassionate leadership are essential.

The Division is a part of our wider Directorate for the Student Experience, which was established to facilitate a joined up approach to the delivery of services to students throughout the student lifecycle and to provide leadership to enhance the student experience. The Directorate encompasses all University level student services across the student journey, from international recruitment through registration, student access, development and success, teaching and learning, student support, residences and sport and on to graduation.

Enquiries to: Craig Best, Head of Student and Academic Services.
Email: craig.best@manchester.ac.uk

Permanent, full-time post. Salary: £53,348 – £63,668 per annum. Closing date: 10 February 2022.

 

Access and Participation Impact Manager, Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach, University of Bath

The Access and Participation Impact Manager, will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating the University’s impact and success across the University in its work achieving commitments and targets set out in the Access and Participation Plan (APP), a key requirement of the University from the Office for Students. Reporting to the Head of Widening Access and Participation, you will support colleagues from all areas of the University, professional services, academic and the SU to help them to demonstrate the impact of their work towards A&P Plan commitments.

The key tasks will be:

  • keep abreast of policy changes and produce briefings and updates for senior staff and colleagues across the University
  • support the wide variety of projects across the University to demonstrate their impact
  • take the lead in analysing large datasets and disseminating findings across the University as required
  • line manage and work with the Data and Evaluation Officer to ensure colleagues across the University have the data they need to support the students they are working with
  • As a key person working in Access and Participation you will represent this area of work on several groups and boards, and you will support the operations of the APP Monitoring Group. You will lead the collation of information for reporting to the Office for Students (OfS) and support the writing of reports such as annual monitoring returns and will play a key part in any future APP strategy discussions and document writing.

To succeed in the role, you will need to have experience of designing and implementing evaluation activities and your knowledge of both qualitive and quantitative evaluation methodologies. Ideally you will also:

  • have excellent data analysis
  • be able to produce reports and publications
  • enjoy motivating and supporting a team
  • be able to present research findings to expert and non-expert audiences through written and verbal communication

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Dr Andrew Ross, Head of Widening Access and Participation on a.j.ross@bath.ac.uk

Full time, permanent post. Salary: £34,304, rising to £40,927 per annum. Closing date: 11 February 2022.

 

Widening Participation Project Lead, University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

The post holder will project lead the funded provision to include T-level and work experience provision across UHBW aligned to the Trust’s educational strategy. The post holder will manage the operational activity of the provision including possible schools and college engagement activities.

The Trust along with member bodies of the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) are embarking upon an exciting project to support technical pathways into healthcare.  The projects are centred on several key themes, namely; T Levels, traineeships & work experience and we are now looking for an experienced individual to lead on these areas. The post-holder will also develop activities and initiatives to influence more individuals to consider technical education as their pathway of choice.

The Widening Participation Project Lead will be expected to organise, analyse and report upon complex data which tracks individual and provider progress. The post holder will lead the provision, including the development of new provision, at both Bristol and Weston sites. Therefore, the post holder will work with a range of internal and external stakeholders, in accordance with the Trust’s educational and workforce strategies. They will support and lead on aspects of the provision which contribute to improving the service and the overall impact of the offer.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England.

Full-time, permanent post. Salary: £32,306 – £39,027 per annum pro rata. Closing date: 11 February 2022.

 

The Widening Access and Participation Evaluation Officer, Home Student Recruitment, University of Sunderland

Home Student Recruitment, an innovative, fast-paced and supportive service is looking for someone with excellent evaluation and data skills as well as a passion for widening access. The team are responsible for the access commitments outlined in the institution’s Office for Students Access and Participation Plan (APP), and also provide funding and support for priority student groups and collaborative outreach with external partners and networks

The Widening Access and Participation Evaluation Officer, will work closely with the Widening Access and Participation Manager and other senior leads to support the targeting, monitoring and evaluation of the University’s widening participation and student recruitment strategy as outlined in our Access and Participation Plan.

You will play a key role in carrying out and developing impact evaluation across a range of schools and colleges outreach and recruitment activities. You will embed robust mechanisms of evaluation to ensure that our activities and interventions are evidence led and effective. You will also prepare reports presenting impact evaluation results and develop analysis that supports evidence-based decision making.

You will have a high standard of communication, presentation, influencing and interpersonal skills. You will have excellent IT skills, including Excel, as well as outstanding organisational, time management and problem-solving skills. You will be able to work independently, as well as part of a team, and have experience of working to strict deadlines.

Applications welcome from candidates who are interested in working part-time (based on a minimum of 0.6 FTE or three days per week). For any informal enquiries about this role, please contact Wendy Price, Head of Widening Access and Participation by email: wendy.price@sunderland.ac.uk

Full-time permanent position. Salary: £34,304 – £40,927 per annum. Closing date: 11 February 2022. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 1 March.

 

Student Success and Progression Post Doctoral Research Assistant, Marketing, Recruitment and Engagement, Oxford Brookes University

This exciting opportunity has arisen for someone with an interest in using research and evaluation to support the positive student outcomes of students here at Oxford Brookes University. The Post Doctoral Research Assistant will focus on students from Widening Participation backgrounds, e.g. Black and Asian students, care leavers, estranged students, those who are from areas of the country where few progress to university, disabilities etc. They will plan, carry out and report on a range of evaluations and research studies which focus on Oxford Brookes University initiatives (e.g. peer assisted learning, pedagogical developments, student bursaries).

The successful candidate will be a member of the Widening Participation Evaluation Team, a dynamic, friendly and supportive team with a strong commitment to using evidence to inform practice. The applicant will ideally have a background in a social sciences subject (e.g. education), psychology or research methods. The successful candidate will work closely with the Pro-VC and Associate Dean for Student Outcomes in order to ensure all research and evaluation is applicable to practice and embedded in the wider University agenda around supporting all students to succeed. They will be required to work with a wide range of academics and professional services staff from across the university, offering excellent networking opportunities.

You will have opportunities to publish/co-publish and attend relevant research events. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone at an early stage in their research career to gain valuable experience, publications and contacts whilst generating research insights which will inform and shape university practices and ultimately support positive student outcomes.

For further details about this role contact Dr Samantha Child, Evaluation Manager, schild@brookes.ac.uk

This is a full-time or part-time (minimum 0.6FTE), temporary 2 years contract

Full time, fixed term two year post. Salary: £27,924 rising annually to £30,497 per annum. Closing date: 16 February 2022.

 

Senior Recruitment and Admissions, Manager, London Business School

The Business School is looking for a Senior Recruitment & Admissions Manager who can lead an ambitious, hard-working team and select the best for our world-leading Leadership Programmes (SLOAN, EMBA Global, and EMBA). You will manage the admissions and recruitment process, build relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and select the best high-achieving candidates to enhance our impact in a highly competitive market.

Main Responsibilities include, to:

  • manage and develop the admissions process for the leadership programmes
  • lead the early careers Recruitment & Admissions Team
  • serve a demanding multi-cultural applicant group
  • take responsibility for the scholarships award process.

London Business School is a global and vibrant business community based in two of the world’s most dynamic cities, London and Dubai.

Full-time, 12-month fixed term post, Salary: competitive. Closing date: 19 February 2022.

 

Head of Inclusion, Scope.

This role will contribute to the shaping of Equality Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) at Scope.

The Head of Inclusion will co-produce Scope’s new inclusion strategy. You will be passionate about Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. You will challenge Scope to make it the heart of everything they do and be ready to drive change.

Your role will be to:

  • build and develop a team to transform our understanding of inclusion and accessibility
  • help us shape an inclusive workplace for all
  • enhance our reputation as an employer of choice for disabled people
  • know how to secure and spend the budgets it takes to achieve that.

You will have:

  • lived experience of (the social model of) disability
  • experience working with senior leaders

This can be a remote based role with occasional travel to London. We have embraced our new flexible ways of working. If you’re interested in learning more, contact:  louise.youngman@scope.org.uk

Scope particularly welcomes applications from disabled people and guarantees interviews to disabled applicants who meet the essential job criteria.

If you need alternative formats or other adjustments, please call us on 020 7619 7752. Email: recruitment@scope.org.uk

Permanent, full-time post. Salary: £59,000 to £61,000 per annum. Closing date: 20 February 2022.