Education Liaison and Outreach Officer at Middlesex University

Salary: £33,879 to £38,854 pa inclusive of Outer London Weighting

Hendon

Job Ref: MKG443-R

Education Liaison and Outreach Officer Do you want to join an award-winning Education Liaison and Outreach team? This position will play a pivotal role in the next phase of Middlesex University’s development, supporting the launch of its new ‘Knowledge into Action’ 2031 strategy and its ambition to provide a greater level of personalized advice and guidance to future students. The role of the Education Liaison Officer is key in establishing new links and partnerships with target institutions, local boroughs, employers and other organizations in order to deliver a portfolio of activities and initiatives that promote Higher Education and employment pathways in innovative and experiential ways. They will lead on and execute robust communication, events and marketing plans 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.

The officer will be responsible for meeting recruitment and outreach targets as required by the Office for students. In addition, this role will lead on our bespoke support package for key partner colleges. To succeed in this role you’ll have a strong working knowledge of the UK education system including an understanding of current recruitment and access challenges facing the UK Higher Education sector. You’ll be adept at building and nurturing relationships, utilizing existing networks and communicating with a wide range of stakeholders across various levels of seniority. You’ll have a commercial outlook with strong analytical skills, as well as digital expertise or a willingness to learn. We’re looking for someone who has successfully managed events and projects through to delivery and can demonstrate a target-driven approach. You’ll be a team player who is also able to use your own initiative to achieve results. A willingness to travel to various locations in Greater London as well as occasionally across the wider UK is also essential.

In return, Middlesex will offer you an opportunity to develop a broad portfolio of marketing and customer engagement skills and opportunities to support innovation in education marketing. We are a member of Athena SWAN a gender based charter, the Race Equality Charter, Stonewall Workplace Equality Index and Disability Confident. We are committed to improving employment opportunities for underrepresented groups. We particularly welcome applications from gender non-conforming individuals who are underrepresented in this area. All recruitment decisions will be based on merit. We have also made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in the role profile.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and requires a Disclosure and Barring Service certificate. You are therefore required to disclose details of any criminal record. ALL criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings, even if they would otherwise be regarded as spent under this Act must be disclosed, as well as any other information that may have a bearing on your suitability for the post, including pending prosecutions.

The University will apply for a DBS certificate before your appointment is confirmed.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Nikki Jell, Education Liaison and Outreach Manager at n.jell@mdx.ac.uk

Closing Date: 21 October 2022

Interview Date: TBC

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