Partnership Manager (Widening Participation) Ref: 3364
School/department: Student Recruitment, Admissions & International Development
Hours: Part time, 0.5 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). This role is a job share with an existing member of the WP team, so there is the requirement to work specific working days, to be agreed.
Salary: Starting at £33,797 and rising to £40,322 per annum pro rata
Placed on: 09 March 2020
Closing date:30 March 2020 . Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 22 April 2020
Expected start date: TBC
We are proud of our commitment to fair access and widening participation at the University of Sussex and strongly believe in empowering people to make the most of their potential, regardless of their background or life circumstances. Sussex 2025, our University’s strategic framework, pledges to transform our campus into one that is experienced as inclusive to all communities, where equal opportunity delivers fair access and fair outcomes and we value and celebrate diversity. The work of a Partnership Manager in our widening participation team significantly supports these values, by ensuring that our partnerships with schools, colleges and organisations are based on these principles and encourage the participation of all underrepresented groups to our Access programme.
To be successful in this role you will need significant experience of:
- developing and delivering WP activities in an HE setting
- developing excellent working relationships in educational and/or third sector organisations
- effective team leadership
- effective project and budget management skills
Your personal attributes are equally important to us and therefore we are keen to hear from you if you are someone who has an understanding and empathy for the people we work with, is an inclusive and collaborative manager, solves problems with creativity, is happy to innovate and drive improvement, has the flexibility to work and travel across our regions and is committed to helping the team achieve its goals.
The post is subject to a Satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
If you are interested in joining us we should be very happy to hear from you. For an informal conversation about the role please email email@example.com.
How to apply
You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to firstname.lastname@example.org
You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.
You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.