University of Oxford
Applications are invited for the post of Outreach Content Development Coordinator, which contributes to the development and delivery of building influential outreach projects that support the University’s Access and Participation Plan Targets and Undergraduate Student Recruitment strategies. A key project is the Oxplore Festival of the Future and Hackathon, a series of exciting face to face and online events that will be delivered to targeted pupils in the South West of England during the 2022-3, 2023-4 and 2024-5 academic years.
Project development needs to deliver maximum benefit to the Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach department (UAO), the wider collegiate University and to the targets and arrangements with the higher education regulators (e.g. the Office for Students) by enhancing the student experience through promoting diversity and equality and focusing on realising aspiration and raising attainment.
This exciting role is suitable for a professional with experience of creating, organising and managing digital and face to face outreach or educational events. The successful candidate will be a creatively focused professional with original and inventive ideas of how to develop, design and deliver learning resources to young people in both a face to face format and a digital medium. They will work as part of the development team to create and manage development plans and schedules. The post holder will be responsible for shaping the content of digital and face to face outreach projects by creating and/or commissioning super curricular education resources.
The role requires the ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including organisations involved in widening participation to higher education, academics, current students, technical development firms, colleges and departments of the University. Candidates should note that the project will require willingness to travel to facilitate the testing and delivery of materials in different regions of the UK.
Applications must be submitted by 12 noon on Friday 17 March 2023. Interviews are expected to take place on 28 and 29 March. To find out more about the department and get a feel for the type of work we do, visit our digital resource hub:
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