Student Engagement Project Officer

University of East London
February 09, 2023
Offerd Salary:£31,791
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Student Engagement Project Officer

Location: Docklands Campus Salary: starting from £31,791 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Post Type: Full Time Post Type: Permanent Closing Date: Thursday 09 February 2023 Interview Date: Monday 20 February 2023 Reference: PS014S2023

SportsDock is the flagship UEL sports facility, opened in early 2012, and is one of the largest indoor sports facilities in East London. The sports centre has recently undergone a £500,000 investment and includes two sports arenas, a large fitness facility, Optimal Zone functional room, dance studio and an outdoor 3g football pitch. SportsDock is open 7 days a week, 362 days per year, and is a fantastic resource for Students, Staff and the Local Community. It also boasts a very diverse activity programme, and hosts regular sports clubs and national and international events. Our Workforce Programme and through a range of placement opportunities we help to inspire young people to be healthy and active. The service is supported by four main pillars; Community, Integrity, Commitment and Innovation.

We are now looking for a candidate to take responsibility for increasing engagement and physical activity amongst the student population, in line with UEL's Vision 2028 health gain strategic objective. They will use their judgement and experience to educate members of the students on the benefits of physical activity and good lifestyle choices during their time at UEL. After the completion of a successful pilot for the Wellbeing Referral scheme, this role will take the lead on the future of this important intervention. They will help to measure its impact on the student's lives and recommend improvements to aid its expansion. This is ideal for a motivated person with a passion for health and fitness, sports and enjoys working with people. Overall, we require a confident person who can influence behaviour and change perceptions of exercise.

Born in 1898 to serve the skills needs of the 2nd industrial revolution, the University of East London is underway with its transformational 10-year Vision 2028 strategic plan led by our Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Amanda Broderick, to advance Industry 4.0 careers-1st education. We have a clear route-map to provide a springboard for the jobs and opportunities of the future; drive diversity in the 4.0 talent pipeline - working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found; and to create an inclusive and sustainable, green future.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL's mission, and UEL Professional Services Ltd will adopt UEL HR policies and procedures in full. Further detail regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

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At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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