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Graduate School Liaison and Transition Associate

Department: Centre for Student and Community Engagement (CenSCE)
Team: Stakeholder Engagement and Project Support
Location: City Campus with required travel / 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 too. 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.

Would you like to help inspire the next generation of NTU students?

CenSCE are seeking to recruit a confident, effective communicator who is passionate about education. The successful candidate will support the work of our Schools Liaison and Transition Teams by having excellent presentation skills and the ability, empathy and experience to engage with young people.

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 post will include representing NTU at nationwide education events and recording data. The post-holder will be expected to travel across wide areas of the UK throughout the year and will involve substantial periods away from the office.

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.