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Widening Participation Project Coordinator (Post-16)

Applications are invited for the post of Widening Participation Project Coordinator (Post-16) based in the Cambridge Admissions Office.

The post is part of the Widening Participation Team, which coordinates outreach projects to encourage underrepresented and disadvantaged UK students to consider Higher Education generally and the University of Cambridge specifically.

The role holder will have a particular focus on events and activities for Post-16 students, and will be required to coordinate high-quality outreach programmes and events to engage and inspire prospective applicants to the University of Cambridge and other highly selective universities.

Applicants should be educated to at least degree level with experience of project and event management and a knowledge of and commitment to widening participation to Higher Education. Applicants should also hold excellent IT, communication and organisation skills.

Additional information regarding the role can be found within the further particulars. Your application should clearly set out how you meet the criteria listed in the Person Profile (the knowledge, skills and experience required for the role) along with relevant examples. Candidates will be shortlisted based upon these criteria.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children's barred list), a health assessment and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you are unable to apply online or wish to make an informal enquiry about the post, please contact Jess Bond:

Closing date:Monday 10 July 2017. Interviews will be held on Monday 31 July and Tuesday 1 August 2017.

Please quote reference AT12485 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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