Vacancy ID:
5652
Location:
Hybrid Working
Department:
Future Students Office
Vacancy terms:
Full-time (job share considered), Permanent
Salary details:
Grade 4, £20,092 to £22,847 per annum
Hours per week:
35
06 Jul 2022
About the role
We are currently recruiting for a new UK Student Recruitment and Outreach Support Coordinator to join our Future Students Office (FSO) at Leicester. The focus of this role is to support the team in delivery of pre and post-16-focused recruitment and outreach activities, both physically and online, on campus and across the UK.

This will include delivering higher education talks and workshops to students, teachers and parents, attending events held at partner and priority schools and colleges, as well as supporting the delivery of school visits to our campus. Reflecting on your own graduate experience, you will help to inspire and encourage prospective students to consider Leicester as a future destination.

Digitally, you will be responsible for maximising the exposure of the University via Future Students Office social media channels and digital platforms (e.g. The Student Room and Unifrog). You will also provide administrative support and coordination for the UK Student Recruitment team including the team email inbox and for our progression programme, Realising Opportunities.

About you
With prior experience in a customer facing role, you will have a demonstrable belief in the benefits of Higher Education and the desire to enable students from a wide range of backgrounds to access University Education, alongside an understanding of widening participation issues. With strong communication skills, you will have excellent customer service skills, as well as an ability to organise and prioritise your workload.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 because the appointee will have substantial access to young people and/or vulnerable adults. Therefore, an appointment to this post will be subject to checking and appropriate clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The successful applicant for this post will, therefore, be required to give consent for the University to check with the DBS for the existence and content of any criminal record in the form of an Enhanced Disclosure. Information received from the DBS and the police will be kept in strict confidence and will be destroyed once the University is satisfied in this regard.
Additional information

For information enquiries, please contact Elliot Newstead, Head of UK Student Recruitment and Outreach on [email protected]

We anticipate that interviews will take place on 20th July 2022.

Applications for job share will be considered.

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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