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Educational Engagement Officer (STEM)

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?

You will be pivotal in accelerating and implementing the Educational Engagement Strategy and Access and Participation Plan and will work in partnership with staff across the university as well as with local schools/colleges (widening participation and schools liaison outreach), young people and their influencers to promote Faculty of Engineering, the University of Leeds and the benefits of higher education.  You will also develop strategies and activities which link with the University’s new Bragg Centre (combining engineering and physical sciences) and will look for opportunities to link activities with the creative arts.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with excellent strategic and leadership skills. With excellent organisational skills, you will also be willing to work flexibly to ensure that deadlines are met. Using your high level communication and partnership working skills, you will develop and maintain strong relationships with schools and colleges across West Yorkshire and beyond and routinely liaise with academic staff (including Pro-Deans and Heads of School), central University services, students, schools and colleges. 

The role is part of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) team within Educational Engagement.  

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

Matt Dollery, Student Education Service Manager

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 8495, email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  Admissions & Recruitment
Section:  Educational Engagement
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £32,548 to £38,833 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Wednesday 25 April 2018
Reference:  SESAR1148
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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