Student Opportunities Coordinator (Widening Participation & Outreach)


28th May 2021

Hours: 36.25 per week

Contract: Permanent

Team: Student Opportunities

Reports to: Head of Student Opportunities


Students’ Unions aren’t just any membership charity – they’re active, democratic mutuals, using the energy and passion of their student members to deliver improvements to students’ lives.

The student opportunities department’s mission is to take students ‘beyond their degree’. We work to provide the student of UEA the best range of student groups in the UK. Give students the opportunity to learn skills, make friends, and become more employable and finally to have some fun! We also ensure the space and welcome we provide students in our building is of the highest of standards and meet their needs. We are a vibrant team with a diverse set of roles, we work together, cohesively to achieve the best student experience possible for our members

This role will be a focal point for ensuring future and current students have access to extracurricular opportunities in Higher Education. It will support student groups in delivering outreach projects and events in local schools and assist the team to make our current opportunities provision safe spaces and accessible to all. You will work with student from underrepresented groups in HE to ensure their voices are heard and develop interventions and schemes to encourage participation, to realise their potential and build social and cultural capital. The role is dynamic, constantly changing and has a huge impact on thousands of students. UEASU are looking for someone who can analyse and evaluate data, highlight the root cause of the issue and develop solutions, and support volunteers to a deliver on their ideas. You will work with students in an organisation for students.

We’re committed to equality of opportunity for all and are passionate to ensure that our staff reflect the diverse student body we serve. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability. You can be yourself with us and be part of a union that celebrates diversity.

Closing date: 25th May 2021

Interviews: 3rd June 2021

To apply and see further details on the role, please visit here