You will contribute to the effective implementation of the University’s student recruitment and widening participation strategies; co-managing (with direct line-management responsibility) a team of Primary and Partnerships officers and an administrator, and co-managing the team’s relationships with local target primary schools as well as supporting the University’s relationship with other partner organisation, IntoUniversity. You will oversee the development, delivery and evaluation of key Primary and Partnerships programmes designed to support aspirations and to provide academic enrichment. This will involve sourcing, and co-ordinating, colleagues and students from a range of academic schools and central departments, to meet the needs of each programme.
Your role will be key in driving forward plans and work streams to develop thei University's partnerships with FE. You will liaise with and bring together relevant individuals from across different partner organisations and across MDX to enable FE partnership plans to progress. You will develop connections with Higher Education networks, ensuring that they maximise the benefits of collaboration. The post holder will lead on and execute project plans and events that promote Higher Education and employment pathways in innovative and experiential ways in order to enhance the reputation, raise awareness and establish Middlesex University as the university of choice for a targeted group of potential students, their advisors, parents and teachers.
You will be responsible for the management of student recruitment events, but also for working collaboratively with teams across the university on the development and implementation of undergraduate and postgraduate recruitment plans in line with the University’s student recruitment strategic delivery plan. You will operate at a strategic level and monitor and control a significant non-pay budget for event activities to ensure the most effective use of the University’s resources to deliver the aims and objectives. You will lead a talented, dedicated team of events professionals in an inspirational setting, leading some of the best student recruitment events in the country inviting future students onto the University’s campuses to help them learn about their courses and communities,
You will be the single point of contact specifically for students who are care-experienced, carers, or estranged and coordinate dedicated support for these students, working closely with the Student Support Coordinator (Forced Migrants) who supports students who are asylum seekers or refugees. You will advise on the development of future targeted initiatives and work with colleagues to ensure support is effective and sustained, providing advice on and support the administration of financial support and queries from students within the remit. You will support the establishment and oversee a peer mentoring programme to support students from underrepresented groups; and build and maintain effective relationships with colleagues working in welfare and academic roles across the College to coordinate support and support the creation and delivery of training and resources to upskill colleagues.
Jayne C Taylor, CEO The Elephant Group
Dr Emma Thompson, Head of Enhancement, University of Southampton
Sian Edwards, Communication and Administration Officer, the National Network for the Education of Care Leavers