Senior Student Projects Officer

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
38017 to 44045
Posted
17 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Student Projects Officer

Reference Number   60031728

Location   Northampton Square   

School / Service   Professional Services

Department   Student & Academic Services

Contract Duration   Permanent

Hours    Full-time

Salary Range (£)   38017 to 44045 

Background 
Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. 

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university. 

The exciting role presents a unique opportunity for an individual committed to widening access and participation of students from underrepresented groups in Higher Education to develop and implement our institutional evaluation framework for activities delivered as part of City’s Access and Participation Plan. The role-holder will help colleagues better understand the issues that students and staff face, act on the evidence to propose solutions and to robustly evaluate what works.

Responsibilities
Development and implementation of an institutional evaluation framework for activities delivered as part of City’s Access and Participation Plan ensuring alignment with Office for Students (OfS) best practice 

Act as a definitive source of expertise and build effective working relationships with expert practitioners across City to ensure student access and success provision is designed with continuous improvement in mind

Coordination and support for operational matters relating to the management of the Access and Participation Plan including planning, monitoring and reporting to senior institutional Committees

Research and gather best practice from the sector and internally.

Person Specification
To excel in this role, we are looking for an individual who is committed to widening access and participation of students from underrepresented groups. A very strong team worker with excellent negotiating and influencing skills, the ideal candidate will have proven experience of developing systems and processes across organisational boundaries to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of activities designed to improve student outcomes. The successful candidate will possess a can-do attitude with the ability to propose solutions with continuous improvement in mind. Applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds are positively encouraged. 

Additional Information
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 11:59pm, 8th December 2020

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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