Project Coordinator

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 06 Mar 2024

Company description:

We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.

Job description:

The Role

The North East Raising Aspiration Partnership is looking for a Project Coordinator to join the Central Project Team based at Newcastle University. The North East Raising Aspiration Partnership (NERAP) is a collaboration of the five universities in the region working together to support the progression of under-represented groups into higher education. Working as part of a Central Project Team you will co-ordinate and deliver a range of activities and services in order to support the development and delivery of the Partnership activity on behalf of the NERAP Partner Universities (Durham, Newcastle, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside).

Find out more about the North East Raising Aspiration Partnership here .

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, who is enthusiastic about the benefits of higher education and motivated to inspire the next generation of students. To be successful in this role, you will be an engaging presenter, be able to tailor your approach across different contexts and to a range of audiences and have a proven ability to organise and deliver complex events and activities. It is important that you bring with you an awareness and understanding of widening participation and experience of working with and enthusing young people about Higher Education.

You will be required to take an enhanced DBS check as the role involves working with children and young people. When not delivering activity in the region you will work from the office based at Newcastle University and we offer blended working arrangements.

The post is available on a full-time basis, 37 hours per week.

Please reach out to Louise Harrison, NERAP Project Manager at [email protected] for inquiries about this opportunity.

If you would like to apply for the role, please provide evidence of how you meet the essential criteria required for the role outlined in ‘The Person' section of the Job Description by uploading a letter of application along with your Curriculum Vitae (CV).

The post is fixed term until the 31st July 2025.

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