Human Resources

Widening Participation Administrator - QMUL13559

Department: Law
Salary: £32,956-£38,709 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL13559
Date posted: 11-Dec-2017
Closing date: 05-Jan-2018

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The Law Department at Queen Mary, based within the School of Law, covers the full spectrum of legal studies, and are looking to recruit a Widening Participation Administrator.  The Department is currently developing and expanding its work in the area of widening participation and require an Administrator who can support these activities. 

In addition, there are opportunities available specifically for students who are considered to fall within the widening participation category once they are enrolled with the Department and the post holder will be expected to support specific activities in this area.  The key areas are Department bursaries and scholarships, Sutton Trust Pathways to Law administration, public engagement and monitoring of intern opportunities.

You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent professional qualification or experience) and have substantial experience in developing and organising events and activities. Experience of monitoring and managing budgets, working in a Higher Education environment and working with sensitive, confidential information are also essential. As a highly organised individual, you will have the ability to prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines, together with being able to use your own initiative under minimal supervision.

Flexibility will be required in terms of working hours, in order to ensure the smooth running of events and activities.

This is a full time (1.0fte) which will run until the end of the maternity leave (expected June 2018). Starting salary will be in the range £32,956-£38,709 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave (pro rata) plus 4 College closure days, final salary pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.  The Department would welcome internal applicants who wish to consider the position as a secondment opportunity.


Candidates will be subject to enhanced clearance by the Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS).  Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.


To apply, please visit the Human Resources website on and search for reference QMUL13559.


The closing date for applications is Friday 5th January with interviews being held on Monday 15th January. 


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