Communities and Vulnerable Groups Administrator

Sheffield, United Kingdom
11 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

This role has been created to support with delivering outreach activity, engaging with our local community and providing targeted support for potential students to encourage and support them into higher education, with a particular focus on targeted activity in HeppSY+ allocated wards and schools/colleges. This will be achieved through collaborative and impartial partnership working with The Higher Education Progression Partnership South Yorkshire, local schools and colleges, local authorities, charities and voluntary organisations.

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Higher Education sector, and share a commitment to supporting the progression of under-represented groups - including vulnerable young people in education.

As a point of contact for young people, schools, colleges and community and other organisations, you will be customer focused and organised to support the delivery of shared aims and objectives. The ability to work across teams to deliver shared objectives is key, as you will ensure consistency in administrative processes that support delivery and evaluation of activities.

You will possess excellent communication skills, be confident speaking to groups of pre-university students, families and adults in community settings; and equally comfortable liaising with staff from schools, colleges and partner organisations. Experience of working with and understanding data is essential, alongside knowledge of Microsoft Office dealing with both written and numerical information.

You will also be able and are willing to work occasional evenings and are able to independently travel around the Sheffield City Region as required.

If you are offered this post you will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service. A criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working at Sheffield Hallam University but its relevance to the duties of the post will need to be assessed before the appointment is confirmed.

Sheffield Hallam welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status..

We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented groups

We welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements

For non-EU applicants, we won't be able to provide a certificate of sponsorship / visa for this job

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