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Ref Job Title Salary Contract Type Closing Date Support/Academic/Management
S295 Uniconnect Project Coordinator £27,929 - £31,411 per annum (pro-rata for part time) Fixed term until 31 July 2023 21-10-2022 12 Midday Support

The UniConnect programme from the Office for Students offers activities, advice and information on the benefits and realities of going to university or college. The programme was set up in 2017 to support the strategic goal that students’ access to higher education is not limited by their background, location or characteristics. University College of Birmingham delivers the UniConnect programme as part of a local ‘hub’ called AimHigher West Midlands.

If you’re passionate about making a real difference in the lives of young people, this role could be for you. It offers a unique opportunity to really make an impact on improving social mobility and higher education progression.

This role is a varied one - from developing partnerships with schools, event coordination and delivery to data and budget monitoring, there is a lot to keep you busy whilst offering you immense job satisfaction in knowing you have made a positive impact in supporting young people’s future choices.


  • 38 days’ paid leave per year (26 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days)

  • Local Goverment Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare 

  • Excellent staff development opportunities 

  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 

  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking

  • Hybrid Working Opportunities

  • Free Gym Membership 

  • Employee Assistance Programme

Closing Date - Friday 21 October 2022 at midday.

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted UK University of the Year in the prestigious 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We are also the best university for Student Support. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick (Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality). 

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

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