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Graduate Leadership Engagement Project Coordinator

As the Graduate Leadership Engagement Project Coordinator, a key part of your role will be to gather information and create online content for learning resources that are made available through the College for Leadership in Enterprise & Research.

Department: Directorate
Location: City Campus
Salary: £23,500 p.a.

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Graduate to join our team as the Graduate Leadership Engagement Project Coordinator, supporting the creation of a new NTU-wide College for Leadership in Enterprise and Research (CLEaR). CLEaR will support research students, academic staff and colleagues from Professional Services to develop their enterprise and research activities successfully.

Reporting to the Project Officer for the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC) – Research and Innovation and working with NTU’s Academic Director of Research and Innovation, you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant contribution and see the impact of your work in supporting research and enterprise activities at NTU.

This opportunity will suit an enthusiastic, proactive individual with a passion for planning, creating, delivering learning resources and materials. You'll need to be highly organised with great communication skills to make the most of the opportunity which will involve working both independently and as part of a team. You’ll be required to interact with a wide range of people including building key relationships with research students and staff from early career to more experienced researchers. A key part of the role will be to gather information and create online content for learning resources that are made available through the College for Leadership Engagement & Research.

This role is part of NTU’s Graduate Development Programme, offering you an extensive range of development opportunities. The programme is personalised and tailored to your skill set to help you:

  • improve your workplace skills
  • advance your leadership skills
  • build your confidence
  • provide you with employment experience.

Please refer to the job description and person specification when completing your application to demonstrate how you meet the requirements for the role. 

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-European Economic Area (EEA) candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the University is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test.

UK Visas and Immigration, part of the Home Office, requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post.

For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

Don’t forget, you can get support from the NTU Employability Team for all stages of the recruitment process. Visit their website or email for more information.

Please email our team if you have any general queries in relation to the Graduate Development Programme or the requirements.

Job description

Person specification

This is a Graduate Development Programme role available for a fixed term of 13 months. Applicants need to be current NTU students in their final year or have graduated from NTU within the last two years (2018 summer graduation).

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Kelly Smith, Project Officer, via email.

Assessment centre dates (your application will ask which one assessment centre you can attend should you make it to this stage):

  • 6 April 2020
  • 7 April 2020
  • 8 April 2020
  • 9 April 2020
  • 15 April 2020
  • 16 April 2020
  • 17 April 2020

Interview date: 29 April 2020

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