Plymouth College of Art

Institutional Outreach Officer

Plymouth, Devon
£21,220 per annum
03 Oct 2017
17 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Next Steps Plymouth College of Art Institutional Outreach Officer will support the outreach provision for the South West National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP). This programme is funded by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to encourage awareness of, and access to, Higher Education for identified individuals from target groups in schools where progression to HE is low.

This is a unique opportunity to support the work of a collaboration of key stakeholders, comprising all the universities and FE/HE colleges in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. The post-holder will assist in the delivery of core outreach projects from Plymouth College of Art, in line with strategy and direction from the Head of Student Recruitment and Admissions. Relationship-building with internal stakeholders is central to the role, in particular with the other Next Steps Outreach Officers. The post-holder will liaise with external stakeholders including target schools and other partner organisations.

Line management of this post will be through Plymouth College of Art, as the lead institution for Next Steps.

The post is fixed–term in the first instance until December 2018.

Plymouth College of Art does not accept CVs in place of application forms.

Plymouth College of Art has a strong commitment to the safeguarding & welfare of young people & vulnerable adults. A satisfactory DBS disclosure at Enhanced Level will be required from successful candidates as a condition of appointment.

We celebrate equality, diversity and difference, and welcome candidates from all communities.