Higher Education Engagement Officer - Fixed Term 1 Year

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with the capacity to inspire others and raise aspirations of future and existing students. Working within the Department of Higher Education, Health & Care you will take a lead role in supporting the development and delivery of a student engagement programme of outreach activities in targeted schools/sixth forms for groups currently under represented in higher education.

The post is part of the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP), a Office for Students (OfS) funded project which aims to increase the number of young people from targeted wards entering higher education by 2020. The NE COP Consortium involves all colleges and universities in the North East Region working together to promote higher education opportunities.

This role is fixed term however with the opportunity to extend based on performance. We anticipate that the interviews will be 1st March 2019.

If you have the skills and experience necessary to engage and inspire young people to consider entering Higher Education then we would love to hear from you!

Appointment conditional upon a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

Please apply via the link.