The appointment will be on UCL Grade 7.
A key part of the role will be developing and implementing a Widening Participation (WP) strategy across the faculty to diversify our student recruitment. This will involve working closely with departments and other divisions within UCL such as the WP office and UCL Culture. The role holder will identify and consolidate WP activity already active within departments, ensure that new projects have an ongoing engagement strategy and advise on WP activity for the faculty. A smaller portion of the role will involve working closely with the Director of Education Student Experience in addition to the Faulty Education Team, and will encompass WP retention. This will include advising departments on WP support and engagement.
The post holder will have an undergraduate qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional experience, have a track record in managing and delivering top quality widening participation/outreach campaigns as well experience of using a range of communication channels to deliver clear strategic objectives. They will have experience of engaging effectively with stakeholders and working within a large and complex organisation, ideally within an HEI. They will also have outstanding written and oral communication skills with the ability to engage well with people at all levels.
Applicants should apply online. To access further details about the position and how to apply please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.
If you have any queries regarding the application process or the position please contact Sophie Malin ([email protected]).
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Latest time for the submission of applications: 23:59.
We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.
We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.