The London Uni Connect partnership works with schools and colleges across London to increase awareness amongst young Londoners of the opportunities available in higher education. We are seeking to recruit a Programme Manager to lead the partnership, which is based at London South Bank University.
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with excellent project management skills, and knowledge of the education sector. We are particularly keen to receive applications from candidates with a strong commitment to widening access and participation, and ensuring equitable outcomes, for underrepresented groups in education.
Exciting work you will do
The LUC Programme Manager will be based at London South Bank University, and will work closely with our network partners: AccessHE, Aimhigher London, and Linking London. You will be supported by an Evaluation and Data Manager, and will report to the Associate Pro Vice Chancellor Education and Student Experience.
You will engage regularly with the independent higher education regulator, the Office for Students, who fund the national Uni Connect programme. Your role will be to ensure the operational delivery of the London Uni Connect programme, according to operational plan which is reviewed on an annual basis.
There will also be opportunities to develop collaborative work with wider networks across the UK, and so the post will be an excellent developmental opportunity for a candidate developing their career in widening access and participation, and related areas.
Details about the role
This post is offered on a full-time basis, fixed term for 3 years in the first instance. This is a Grade 8 position, with a salary range of £46,727 to £54,874 per annum, inclusive of £4,578 London Weighting.
Please note that the University is operating a hybrid working model which means a mix of working on site and from home, confirmation of days worked on campus are arranged with the line manager.
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To apply, please submit a CV and cover letter clearly addressing the essential selection criteria detailed in the Job Description.
For informal enquiries please contact: Professor Tony Moss, Associate PVC Education and Student Experience, firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note, the contact details listed above are for enquiries only. Application forms, covering letters, or curriculum vitae documents sent directly to the contact listed will be disregarded.
Interview and assessment process
The closing date for this post is on 14th August
It is expected that the interview will be held on w/c 22nd August
Please Note: The Job Reference # for this post is REQ7471
Employment Visa: Under the UK Governments PSB scheme this role meets the criteria to be sponsored by LSBU for a Skilled Worker Route (SWR) application.
Please be advised that currently LSBU will only support the Certificate of Sponsorship for any employment visas and will not support the payment of the employment visa for the offered candidate and/or dependants.
Recruitment Process: The email account you use to apply will be used for recruitment communication. Please ensure that you use an email account that you regularly monitor.
We are currently conducting interviews online using MS Teams and where covid rules permit you may be asked to attend an interview on campus.
We reserve the right to close the vacancy early, should we receive sufficient applications.