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Engagement Support Co-ordinator (x2)

Engagement Support Co-ordinator (x2)

Job Description

Salary: £24,285 to £27,131
The OU in Scotland
Based in Edinburgh
2x temporary contracts:

  • *One till 31st March 2023*
  • *One till 31st July 2023*
Please quote reference – 20184
Change your career, change lives
The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.
The Role
We are seeking to recruit 2 Engagement Support Coordinators within the Open University in Scotland External Engagement and Partnerships (EEP) team. Engagement Support Coordinators are important and critical team members, working within a wider group of staff engaged in various initiatives and external partnerships at The OU in Scotland. For this role, you’ll be supporting our extensive partnership and engagement work with the schools, colleges, businesses, third sector organisations and communities across Scotland that are so crucial to delivering our mission to widen access to education for all.
Skills and experience
The Engagement Support Coordinators works closely with colleagues internally and partners externally, making best use of excellent organisational and administrative skills, an eye for detail, and an enthusiastic and pro-active approach. You will be able to demonstrate planning, organisation, administrative and reporting experience, allowing you to make a real contribution to our work developing exciting partnership opportunities across the length and breadth of Scotland.
The full summary of duties and person specification can be found within the Job-Related Information below.
What you get in return
We have a strong commitment to providing training and development in and beyond your current role. We also offer a great range of benefits that support our employees and their families for the long term.
How to apply
All applications are completed online via the OU Job’s page by registering and clicking the “APPLY NOW” link. Applications submitted via 3rd party websites will not be considered.
Access details for disabled applicants are available from The Open University in Scotland by emailing Scotland-Recruitment@, quoting the vacancy reference above.
To apply for this role please submit the following: -
  • CV
  • A personal statement that clearly identifies how you meet the criteria in the person specification. Please ensure that you provide relevant examples as evidence to support your statements. The selection panel will consider how well the information you provide demonstrates that you meet the criteria in the person specification.
To ensure that your file is uploaded to our system correctly, please make sure your document is saved with the following file name as appropriate to the vacancy you are applying for: ‘Engagement Support Coordinator’, surname, first initial.
Rememberto attach your CV and Personal statement as ONE DOCUMENT.
  • You will receive updates regarding your application from Scotland-Recruitment@ Please ensure this email address is added to your list of trusted senders. Please also keep an eye on your junk folder to ensure you do not miss any important updates regarding this role.*
  • You can view your application communications on the Candidate portal.*
If you have any queries relating to the recruitment process, please email Scotland-Recruitment@ quoting the vacancy reference number.
Closing date: 12pm on 09th September 2022
Interview date: Week commencing 26th September 2022
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Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £24,285.00-£27,131.00 per year
  • Monday to Friday
Reference ID: 20182 & 20184