Schools and Colleges Liaison Manager, Bournemouth

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Arts University BournemouthBournemouth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £37,345.00 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Student Recruitment and Marketing

Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to creative education and career success. Offering courses in art, design, architecture, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries which we serve.  Our courses range from preparation for higher education to postgraduate level, including study abroad and short courses.

We are seeking to appoint a Schools and Colleges Liaison Manager to lead and coordinate the University’s engagement, recruitment and outreach activities with schools, colleges and academies.  The postholder will coordinate the engagement of academic and professional services colleagues to maximise opportunities to utilise University resource in building an enduring relationship between AUB and the school/further education sectors, particularly at local level. 

The postholder will have responsibility for planning and implementing an innovative schools programme of activity, working predominantly with 16-18 year-old learners, promoting not just Higher Education and AUB but more broadly the Arts, creative education and the link with the creative industries.  The postholder will be expected to build relationships with education staff, appropriate agencies and other key influencers.

The Schools and Colleges Liaison Manager will work closely with the Widening Participation Manager in respect of the coordination and integration of the University’s Widening Participation activities with Schools and Colleges Liaison activities to meet the University’s aim of raising aspirations towards HE and improving application rates to AUB from target learners and under-represented groups.  They will work with colleagues in Recruitment, Marketing and Events to ensure efficiency of operations and maintain/develop the established position with the large number of schools already engaged with AUB activity.  Additionally, the Schools and Colleges Liaison Manager will ensure a coordinated approach is applied with the deliverables of this role and that of the activities of the International Team in their engagement and activities with UK based international schools.  Similarly with the Extended and Short Study Team with their engagement with UK-based secondary schools, academies, private schools and international schools, maximising opportunities for recruitment to AUB courses.

The demands of the post require an individual with the drive and ability to coordinate and galvanise activity across AUB.  The postholder will develop innovative approaches to student recruitment reflecting the creative nature of AUB. The ability to engage with the senior leadership of schools, academies and colleges is essential, building enduring relationships through activities of mutual benefit. 

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Closing Date:  4 January 2019

Arts University Bournemouth is committed to a policy of Equality and Inclusivity and welcomes applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

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More about Arts University Bournemouth
Phase: Higher Education
Address: Wallisdown, Poole, Dorset, BH12 5HH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1202 533 011