Outreach & Recruitment Officer
Main Site: Mile End
QMUL Faculty: Science & Engineering
Org 1 : Science & Engineering
Org 2 : Engineering & Materials Science
Org 3 : Engineering & Materials Sci
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
School of Engineering & Materials Science
Outreach & Recruitment Officer
About the Role
The School of Engineering and Materials Science is seeking to appoint an Outreach & Recruitment Officer. The primary function of the post is to deliver a range of outreach and recruitment activities with the aim of inspiring future engineers, and increasing the number of quality and committed students choosing to apply to SEMS programmes. The role provides vital support to undergraduate admissions processes including confirmation & clearing. The Outreach & Recruitment Officer will work very closely with the Recruitment & Marketing Manager to support the school’s overall recruitment and marketing strategy.
The successful candidate will have experience of working in a recruitment and/or outreach role, ideally within a higher education setting. You will have a passion for supporting young people with an interest in studying STEM subjects and will be willing to work closely with schools to promote STEM and the courses provided by SEMS.
We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as male as this group is underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.
About the School
This post is within the School of Engineering and Materials Science, a large School with 80-90 academics and a similar number of postdoctoral research staff. There are around 1200 undergraduate and taught postgraduate students and 220 PhD students, supported by an administrative team and technical staff of 45. The staff and student body are international in make-up.
The School is part of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, which comprises of five schools and two institutes. The Faculty’s student population has grown, both within the UK and overseas, in recent years and its research profile has strengthened considerably.
About Queen Mary
At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.
Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.
We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.
The post is based at the Mile End Campus in London. It is a full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment, with an expected start date of May 2021. The starting salary will be Grade 4, in the range of £34,220 - £40,194 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.
Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes.Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.
Informal enquiries should be addressed to Vicky Kwaku at
To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.
The closing date for applications is 15 March 2021.
Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.
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