Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Access Development Officer

United Kingdom

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Access Development Officer

Recruitment, Communications & Marketing Professional & Business Support Grade 4 - £24,248 - £25,138 per annum, dependent on experience

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen within Access Development to become a pivotal member of the team.

You'll be joining a positive and proactive group that is focused on support and inclusivity.

The team ensures fair access for underrepresented and/or disadvantaged groups.

As the Administrator/Officer in the Access Development team, you'll be responsible for supporting cross-team projects with a priority for supporting the running of Sheffield Hallam's entry support scheme for students with additional barriers.

The role will offer you the opportunity to showcase your skills in organisation, administration and excellent customer service, and you will be responsible for delivering the best possible experience for students; ensuring that we always strive to learn and improve our offer.

Students are at the heart of the work we do and we are looking for candidates to join the team who are supportive, innovative and adaptable.

Ideally, you'll bring a proactive attitude to your daily activities and positive energy to the whole team so that we can continue to meet and exceed both students' and their supporters' expectations.

You will be expected to work collaboratively to deliver a professional, inclusive and responsive support scheme and wider support offer.

If you are offered this post, you will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

A criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working at Sheffield Hallam University but its relevance to the duties of the post will need to be assessed before the appointment is confirmed.

We offer a diverse range of benefits and opportunities to pursue a rewarding and fulfilling career in a supportive environment.

You will be contractually enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) – one of the largest and most generous defined benefit pension schemes in the country.

Further details on LGPS can be found here: https: // www. pension/the-essentials/key-features/

For this job, we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area/ this type of job at Sheffield Hallam.

The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role.

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We welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements.

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Contact Person : Kendra Argile Contact Number : 0114 225 6919 Date Advertised : 09-Feb-2024 Employment Type : Permanent - Full Time Job number : 104505

Job details


Access Development Officer


Sheffield Hallam University


United Kingdom


February 10, 2024

Application deadline

March 11, 2024

Job type



Business and Economics

About the employer

Sheffield Hallam University is located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire in England. This is one of the biggest and the most diverse of the universities in England. The university is sprawled over two locations. They have a city campus that is situated in the city center near the Sheffield Railway Station and the collegiate campus is almost 2 miles away in the Broomhall Estate off Ecclesall Road in south-west Sheffield. They are the 11th biggest university in the UK, out of a total of 167 having 30,815 students, out of which 4,400 are international and 4,494 are the staff. There are 708 courses.

The former names of the university were Sheffield Polytechnic and Sheffield City Polytechnic. The university endowment is 0.52 million Pounds as of 2015. The Chancellor of the university is Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of the Shaws. The Vice-chancellor is Chris Husbands. Out of the total student strength, 24,455 were undergraduates, as of 2016-2017, and 6,365 were postgraduates. The university is associated with the Association of Commonwealth universities.

There are many research centers and the faculties have been divided into four parts, namely the faculty of Science, Technology and Arts (STA), Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), Faculty of Health and wellbeing (HWB) and Sheffield Business School (SBS). They have 30 centers for research, including the Art and Design Research Centre and Biomedical Research Centre, among others. Helena Kennedy is the present Chancellor who is also a broadcaster, barrister, and the life peer of the House of Lords. SHU is the leading partner for Higher Futures, the Lifelong Learning Network (LLN) for Southern Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and North Derbyshire.

There are many notable alumni, including Kid Acne, who is a musician and artist, Roma Bubuniak, who is an artist. The notable staff includes Alison Adam, who is the professor of society, technology and science and I.M Dharmadasa, who is an applied researcher and physicist specializing in low in cost solar cells.

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