Widening Participation Project Coordinator (Post - 16)

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Company: University of Cambridge

Department: Cambridge Admissions Office

Salary: £25,298 to £29,301

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Type / Role: Professional or Managerial

Phone: +44-1243 2005523

Fax: +44-1434 9914306

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Widening Participation Project Coordinator (Post - 16). Terms and conditions vacancy

Applications are invited for the post of Widening Participation Project Coordinator (Post-16) based in the Cambridge Admissions Office.

The post is part of the Widening Participation Team, which coordinates outreach projects to encourage underrepresented and disadvantaged UK students to consider Higher Education generally and the University of Cambridge specifically.

The role holder will have a particular focus on events and activities for Post-16 students, and will be required to coordinate high-quality outreach programmes and events to engage and inspire prospective applicants to the University of Cambridge and other highly selective universities. 

Applicants should be educated to at least degree level with experience of project and event management and a knowledge of and commitment to widening participation to Higher Education. Applicants should also hold excellent IT, communication and organisation skills.

Additional information regarding the role can be found within the further particulars. Your application should clearly set out how you meet the criteria listed in the Person Profile (the knowledge, skills and experience required for the role) along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted based upon these criteria.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children's barred list) and a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/14822. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you are unable to apply online or wish to make an informal enquiry about the post, please contact Laura Anders: [email protected] 

Closing date: Sunday 17 September 2017. Interviews for the role will be held on Monday 25 September 2017.  Candidates invited to interview will be asked to deliver a short, 10 minute PowerPoint presentation on the topic: 'How can we best support academic departments at the university to engage in widening participation and outreach activity with schools and colleges?'

Please quote reference AT13161 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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