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Education Outreach Officer

Do you want to play a key outreach role in recruiting the best students, irrespective of background? Do you have experience of working with young people and an ability to relate to and motivate them?

The Education Outreach team works in partnership with teams across the University in promoting the University so that we recruit the brightest and best students irrespective of background. The team develop and deliver a range of on-campus events and travel across the country attending Higher Education events and delivering presentations and workshops. The team is instrumental in leading and supporting our co-ordinated and focused approach to outreach. This will include support for the IT system for managing our relationships with schools and colleges. You will take an active role in all activity. 

You will develop, deliver, evaluate and report activities to support recruitment including widening participation. Working as part of the Education Outreach team, but also part of a wider team of staff across the University, you will represent Leeds at Higher Education Conventions, schools and colleges to ensure that learners, teachers, careers advisers and parents understand the benefits of studying at Leeds, our courses and the progression routes available. 

You will deliver a range of presentations and workshops to support progression to Leeds and higher education more generally. You will also provide support in the administration, evaluation and reporting of events.

The role will involve evening, occasional weekend work as well as some overnight stays. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:  

Stephanie Gordon, Education Outreach Lead Officer, Educational Engagement

Tel: +44 (0)7864689819, email: 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  Admissions & Recruitment
Section:  Educational Engagement
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £23,067 to £26,715 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Tuesday 19 November 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 08 December 2019
Reference:  SESAR1222
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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