Student Programmes Coordinator

Student Programmes Coordinator

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  • Sector:

    Operations, Admin & Support, Projects & Programmes, General

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30k per year

  • Contact :

    Harriet Mountain

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7328

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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A charity are looking for a Programme Coordinator to assist in all aspects of the delivery, monitoring and coordination of the charity's Student Programmes, with a particular focus on Research Placements.

This role will play a central role in facilitating the work of the network of regional Coordinators and manage the online application system. You will also be able to influence the development of pilot programmes to complement the current student programmes

The ideal candidate will be an excellent people and programme coordinator with good data-handling skills (including financial information). Candidates with a good working knowledge of the UK education system, science or mathematics education or employer engagement in education would bring notable additional benefits to this role. While the role is varied in nature, there is a strong emphasis on system management and data analysis

Key Responsibilities:
-Coordinating and monitoring regular contact with the 16 Coordinators around the UK
-Daily management of the Student Application and Database System, including resolving operational and technical issues and reporting problems to developers.
-Manipulating and reporting on qualitative and quantitative data for annual reports, Trustee updates and communication/policy purposes.
-Coordinating and monitoring regular contact with stakeholders (such as students, academics, partner organisations such as co-founders, and universities).
-Monitoring partnership agreements for the scheme.
-Sourcing and using large databases and datasets (e.g. using SPSS or other appropriate programmes) on UK schools to keep our tracking/application systems up to date.
-Designing and disseminating surveys via online application software
-Coordinating and monitoring regular contact and feedback with students and alumni by newsletters, meetings etc.
-Drafting communications materials including writing weekly updates for Coordinator network.
-Support with organisation and facilitation of meetings with all Coordinators (twice a year) and other meetings on an ad- hoc basis
-Representing the charity externally at events and conferences (e.g. Big Bang Competition, placement/school visits, celebration events, student conferences)
-Supporting the smooth running of the longitudinal study of the Research Placement Programme including supporting Advisory Groups and related research activities.
-Analysing feedback from applicants and participants of the Programme (e.g. students, teachers and project supervisors)
-Working with the Head of Programme and Finance team to support financial reconciliation.
-Contributing to the modelling of the Programme's budget for planning purposes.

Skills and Experience:
-Considerable relevant project and processes administration experience
-Highly Effective at handling and interpreting data
-Experience of working with and troubleshooting databases and digital platforms
-Experience of communicating effectively in different media and with a range of audiences
-Liaising and maintaining relationships with Coordinators and a range of external key stakeholders (e.g. external delivery partners including academics, consultants, freelancers, subcontractors)
-Excellent administration and time management skills
-Excellent numeracy skills
-Confident data handling and manipulation skills (including cleaning and combining datasets)
-Confident IT skills, particularly with Microsoft Excel (intermediate or advanced), but also with other Microsoft Office programmes (e.g. Advanced Word), databases, content management systems, and online software such as Survey Monkey ideally