Job offer in england Outreach Manager at University of Exeter

University of Exeter – Education & Student Experience

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

We are looking for an experienced Outreach Manager with excellent people management skills and a strong track record in leading widening participation programmes to join our growing team. This full-time post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

Leading on our new University of Exeter Scholars programme, the postholder will work with academic colleagues to create educational programmes designed to raise aspirations and pupil attainment, develop skills and confidence, and encourage progression into higher education.

The successful candidate will manage a team of College-based widening participation staff delivering discipline-related activities as part of the Scholars Programme and to meet College outreach and widening participation objectives. You will require excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills and will work to build effective relationships with College management teams, schools and external partners. With strong organisation skills, you will coordinate and evaluate a range of activities involving multiple teams across the University portfolio. Creative with a can-do attitude, you will have considerable experience of implementing and evaluating successful widening participation activities with a range of age groups.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, yoga and pilates, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

For further information, please contact Nicola Sinclair, email or telephone (01392) 725245.

Applications should be made via our website. For more information and to apply online please go to Please quote reference number P58563 in any correspondence. 

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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