SRAP232-23 – Schools and Colleges Liaison Officer

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Staffordshire University

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Student Recruitment, Admissions & Partnerships

Stoke Campus


£32,332 to £37,099
per annum – full time permanent

Release Date:  

Tuesday 29 August 2023

Closing Date:  

Monday 18 September 2023



About the role 

Staffordshire University is looking for a proactive, customer focused individual to join our busy Schools & Colleges team. This role is pivotal in supporting the delivery of our UK Undergraduate recruitment strategy through the delivery of engaging talks and workshops in schools and colleges and delivery of on-campus events and projects. 

The role will work with a range of audiences and age groups to inform, support, and prepare prospective students with their journey to Higher Education and sharing the opportunities available here at Staffordshire University. The role is key in supporting the university to hit student recruitment growth targets, so will involve working to targets using key performance indicators. This will be achieved through account management and managing projects.  

Main Responsibilities 

The main responsibility for our Schools and Colleges Liaison Officer will be to work collaboratively with Schools & Colleges to support students with attainment to higher education. To grow engagement and applications from schools and colleges within the identified region and to build effective relationships with teachers, advisers and senior staff across schools and colleges. 

The officer will be responsible for a specific UK region, this role will account manage the North West but national travel will be expected at certain times of the year so the ability to work flexibly is essential. 

We are looking for applicants who are engaging, excellent communicators with the ability to persuade and influence and who are confident working on their own initiative. The role holder will need to be adaptable and self-motivated with excellent organisational and time management skills. 

Previous experience of outreach and recruitment work within the education sector is essential, as is knowledge of the UCAS cycle and processes. Due to the nature of this role and extensive travel, a full UK driving licence is required

 Contact For Informal Discussion

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Kimberley Chadwick-Reaney (Head of Schools Liaison) [email protected]  

Who is Staffordshire University? 

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years’ experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

Rewards and Benefits

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

    Competitive incremental rates of Pay
    32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
    Excellent Pension Scheme
    Access to continued professional and personal development
    An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
    Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
    Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
    Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

Further details:

Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

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