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Head of Community Engagement

Student Living - Community Engagement

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £44,263 to £56,021 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Thursday 04 January 2024
Reference:  REG393923

The Head of Community Engagement plays a critical role in fostering positive relationships between the university, local authorities, residents, and community stakeholders.  This role requires a strategic leader with excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills, who will lead a team of Community Engagement staff and Student Community Ambassadors, focused on enhancing student behaviours within the surrounding community.  The position reports directly to the Associate Director Student Living.  

This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team and contribute to the growth and success of the University of Nottingham and maintain our excellent relationship with students and the community.

To succeed in this role, you should bring proven experience in a relevant management position, with a focus in developing and maintaining positive relationships and reputation between stakeholders. Your exceptional leadership and team management skills will be crucial in driving your team to achieve outstanding results. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, allowing you to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels. You will also understand the complexity of issues regarding students and locals in the community together, and to have the passion to improve this for all. 

This role focuses on; stakeholder relationship management, team leadership and management, developing community engagement strategies, student behaviour improvement, annual campaigns, developing preventative measures, and advocacy. 

Further information on the duties for the post and the experience and qualifications required can be found on the attached job role profile.

The University of Nottingham is committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We strive to provide a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes. We also offer an excellent holiday allowance of 30 days per year, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays.

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The post is offered on a permanent, full time (36.25 hours per week) contract. Job share arrangements may be considered.   

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Vikki Welch, email: Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.



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