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Public Engagement Officer - QMUL17220

Department: Office of The Principal
Salary: £33,615 - £36,420 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL17220
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 18-Dec-2018
Closing date: 24-Jan-2019

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The Centre for Public Engagement (CPE) at Queen Mary University of London sits within the Office of the Principal, and is an established team working across the institution to offer support and guidance to colleagues developing public engagement activities. The CPE works across Queen Mary’s three faculties and professional services to support a culture of high quality, mutually beneficial engagement.

We are proud to hold an Engage Watermark Gold Award from the National Co-coordinating Centre For Public Engagement, recognising Queen Mary as a beacon of excellent in the support it offers to public engagement.

The Public Engagement Officer will report to, and work alongside, the Public Engagement Manager to support the day-to-day running of the CPE, with a particular focus on managing the CPE’s communication channels, supporting and administering public engagement funding schemes and project managing delivery of the annual Engagement and Enterprise Awards. This position works with the CPE team to support staff and students across the institution to maximise their public engagement and contribution towards QMUL’s strategic goals, particularly Objective 5: “to achieve maximum impact from our academic work through public engagement and partnerships with businesses, government, charities, cultural organisations, and others in the wider community.”

The post is full time (35 hours per week), permanent appointment. Starting salary will be in the range of £33,615 - £36,420 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance. Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

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.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Sarah Barnes at or on +44 (0) 020 7882 6114.

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The closing date for applications is 24 January 2019. Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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