Salary: £27,454

37 Hours Per Week and Full Time

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 7SA

We are looking to appoint a talented and dedicated professional to this key role within Newcastle College University Centre (NCUC) and NCG. NCG currently has over 2,000 full and part-time students studying at HE level, across an exciting range of subjects and qualifications including Honours and Foundation Degrees. NCG is one of the UK’s leading providers of education, training and employability. We have a clear mission to ‘enable social mobility and economic prosperity through exceptional education’.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the only FE organisation in possession of Taught Degree Awarding Powers, to assist with two key portfolios of work: research and scholarly activity, and student partnership and engagement. The successful candidate will join NCUC/NCG at an exciting time as we implement our new HE Strategy to grow and develop our high-quality HE provision. At NCG you will work collaboratively with each of our colleges to co-create a HE experience that is distinctive to the needs of the community it serves, while having qualities of transformative, highly vocational study and a curriculum of compassion.

Specific responsibilities will include:

Assisting with the implementation of the Research and Scholarly Activity, and Student Partnership and Engagement strategies.

To lead on student engagement within the Fellowship program across NCG.

Organise and deliver student engagement events, with a focus on facilitating opportunities for students to showcase their work internally and externally.

Working collaboratively with students to produce inhouse publications that showcase student work.

Working with underrepresented groups within NCG to develop student voice and academic attainment.

Developing opportunities for capturing student voice and implementing student led changes which will lead to improvements of the student voice aspect of higher education surveys.

Contributing to the successful development, implementation and evaluation of HE research projects for NCG.

To work with the NCG’s higher education academic staff and students to conduct primary research related to the student experience, access and participation, graduate outcomes, learning and teaching, and student enhancement.

Maintaining records and databases, drafting technical/progress reports and papers.

Should you consider yourself to have the skills and attributes for this role, we would be delighted to hear from you. For further details and to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Colin Bancroft, Scholarship and Student Engagement Manager colin.bancroft@ncl-coll.ac.uk or Mark Clarkson, Deputy Director HE Quality and Standards mark.clarkson@ncl-coll.ac.uk.

Previous applicants need not apply.

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