Project Officer - Student Development

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10.00 - 12.00 GBP Hourly + Pensions, Car Parking Facilities
20 Sep 2019
18 Oct 2019
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client pride themselves on the real-world relevance of their courses and research and the impact they are making in the east London community and the wider world. They are an open and inclusive university that is focused on transforming the lives of students.

The Centre for Student Success is the academic, career and employability nucleus of the University of East London. The goal of the Centre is to support every student to achieve academically, gain the skills for the 21st century workforce, and build direct pathways to employment. The Centre's mindset has innovation and creativity at its core: in order to improve progression, retention and graduate outcomes, the Centre utilises cutting edge technology and research, which has shown impact on our students' satisfaction, behaviour and outcomes. This is a one-of-a-kind department with highly motivated staff and a high level of quality within the products produced.


The new role is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthunastic individual who has an interest in working on complex projects and programmes.

We are looking for a Project Officer to help organise and manage the Student Development Seminars (SDS) that we run across the university, and provide students with development sessions (such as, employablity, mental health, academic tutoring, mentoring, career coaching, equality, diversity and inclusion, business entrprise, alumni, volunteering, and SMART).

The Project Officer will also work with us in supporting our Office for Students (OfS) Access funding programme.

The OfS Access funding aims to tackle and eliminate inequalities in higher education by encouraging those that are least likely to participate in higher education to do so and improve those students' opportunities at university. The funding supports students in the areas of access, progression, and success. We are setting up a new evaluation and evidence team to support our institutional approach to access, engagement, progression, retention, and success. We currently fund 40 projects in the university. The Project Officer will be providing project support and working with Project Leads to ensure the smooth running of projects.

The main responsibilities will be to:

Provide support on project management procedures and templates.
Support with the administration process for live projects and programmes.
Work closely with the Programme Manager to assure project plans and documentation are completed/updated.
Work closely with the Programme Manager to ensure projects from The Centre for Student Success run smoothly across the institution.
Log, manage and analyse information on the progress of the projects using Excel.
Organise and manage meetings and events for the projects.
Undertake information gathering to support the project as directed by the Programme Manager.
Support with collecting and maintaining all programme information.If you believe you hold the right experience for this role, please send us your CV. If you would like to request more information, please feel free to call our office on (phone number removed)

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