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Graduate Project Support Associate (CenSCE)

Department: Centre for Student and Community Engagement (CenSCE)
Team: Stakeholder Engagement and Project Support
Location: City Campus / working from home
Salary: £23,500 p.a.
Closing date: Monday 10 May 2021

Applications for this vacancy are now closed.

Applicants must be current NTU Undergraduate students in their final year or have graduated from their NTU Undergraduate degree within the last two years (2019 summer graduation).

Are you driven by a desire to make society fairer? Do you believe in the power of education to transform lives?

We are the University’s Centre for Student and Community Engagement (CenSCE), with a national award-winning reputation for advancing social mobility. Empowering communities and encouraging a sense of belonging is an important part of the work we do, and we are passionately committed to improving outcomes for young people, staff, students, communities and society as a whole. To view a short film about why we do what we do, please visit the CenSCE website.

Nottingham Trent University is a really great place to work. We take care of our staff and offer flexible packages, career progression and opportunities. We value all our staff because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we have achieved. Our rise up the league tables, alongside a number of prestigious national awards, demonstrate the potential that creating and forging excellent partnerships while harnessing the talents of all our people can bring. Join us in our mission to become a university of the future and take your career to the next level.

We recognise talent and we reward hard work. You’ll receive a competitive salary and generous annual leave entitlement and pension package; discounted membership to our on-site facilities (including a Sport England-accredited gym) and ongoing professional development opportunities. To find out more about working for NTU, visit our jobs site.

Could you juggle the demands of a large, busy team whilst staying calm, helpful and focused on delivering results?

As a result of the continued growth and development of exciting new educational programmes, such as Students in Classrooms, the Black Leadership Programme and CERT mentors. We’re looking to welcome a new member to the CenSCE team who can help deliver high-quality administrative and logistical support to all colleagues within the department.

The post holder will need to be a flexible and proactive individual capable of working on their own initiative and as an effective team member. The role would suit an individual who likes to work in a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining high standards of work. The main objective of the role is to support CenSCE’s student employment and volunteering schemes through their individual recruitment cycles whilst supporting the wider department projects. For more information regarding the projects you may support please visit our Opportunities for Students page.

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 and,
  • provide you with important 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.

View the full job description and person specification here.

Don't forget, you can get support from the NTU Employability Team for all stages of the recruitment process.

If you have any general queries in relation to the Graduate Development Programme or the requirements, please email

If you have any specific queries in relation to this role, please contact Amy Manktelow via email or by phone on +44 (0)115 8488650.