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Student Recruitment and Outreach Co-ordinator

Hull York Medical School
26,341 - 32,344 a year
Grade 5
Contract status
Fixed term
Hours of work
Based at
York and Hull
Interview date
31 August or 1 September 2022
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Role Description


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Student Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator to join the Student Recruitment, Admissions, Outreach and Widening Participation Team on a fixed term basis within Hull York Medical School, based at our University of York site.

The Student Recruitment, Admissions, Outreach and Widening Participation Team support the Hull York Medical School's achievement of its vision by raising awareness of Hull York Medical School amongst prospective students, their agents and advisors and managing the admissions process for undergraduate, postgraduate and intercalated studies applicants. The team is responsible for selecting students who will become the brilliant doctors, clinical and academic leaders of the future and supporting them on the journey from enquiry to enrolment within the medical school. The team lead on delivery of outreach and widening participation activity for the medical school, managing and delivering the flagship Pathways to Medicine programme as well as a number of summer schools, school events and conferences to support young people’s progression into medicine and higher education.

This is an exciting time to join Hull York Medical School. Following the Department of Health initiative to expand the number of medical school places in England, the Hull York Medical School was awarded an additional 90 places a year from 2020 representing a 70% increase in places. For our School, this expansion of undergraduate medical places is a significant milestone in our history. The School is therefore undergoing considerable change, which will continue until academic year 22/23.


The Student Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator  fixed term position will join the wider to join the Student Recruitment, Admissions, Widening Participation and Outreach Team. The successful candidate will take a leading role in the organisation and delivery of key admissions, student recruitment, widening participation and outreach events and activities.  

This role will support admissions decision making, the enhancement of the applicant experience, increased diversity of the applicant cohort and improvement in applicant conversion.  

The post holder will support delivery of the Medical School’s strategy to recruit from the local communities and widening participation in higher education, particularly the study of medicine.  

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • Experience of organising and running events 
  • An understanding of the UK Higher Education system and factors affecting applicant choice in a competitive environment 
  • Experience of targeting, monitoring and evaluation in relation to events 
  • The ability to communicate in an appropriate and professional and effective manner to a variety of audiences, including potential applicants, parents, colleagues and other stakeholders 
  • Evidence of experience in a busy office environment covering a broad range of planning, coordination and administrative tasks 
  • Willingness to work occasional weekends and evenings and travel to events 

For informal enquiries: please contact Emily Proctor on or 01904 32 6380

Condition of employment

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Consequently, all applicants will be asked to declare both unspent and spent convictions on their application form.

Appointment of the successful candidate will be conditional on a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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