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Tuesday 18 May 2021


The First Campus Team at the University of South Wales, is seeking to appoint a First Campus Administrator to support the First Campus programme. The post holder will provide effective and efficient administrative support for the First Campus University of South Wales delivery team, contributing to the success of the team and it’s associated projects.

First Campus is a HEFCW funded Reaching Wider partnership programme between University of South Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan and Cardiff University.

Based at Pontypridd, the successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual responsible for the provision of general administrative support for the team including processing bookings, managing diaries, servicing meetings, data entry and providing administrative support for events. The successful candidate will deal with a wide range of queries from key widening access groups and will need excellent people skills. Applicants should talk the aforementioned areas in their application, addressing the associated points provided in the duties, responsibilities and person specification.

This is a part-time fixed term post to 31st July 2022* and the post-holder will be expected to work across campuses and partnership HEIs when required. Please note the post-holder may be required to work weekends and evenings on occasions.

First Campus, Reaching Wider exists to widen access to higher education by tackling barriers to entry, progression and success in higher education.

Our core First Campus values are:

Caring – Creating a culture where people feel valued, safe, heard, supported and respected.

Collaboration – Actively collaborating across our programme strands, partner HEI’s and externally for the mutual benefit of all.

Inclusion – Valuing and respecting the contribution of every individual, recognising and celebrating difference.

Reflection – Gaining insight on how to move forward by exploring and examining ourselves, our perspectives, attributes, experiences, actions and interactions personally and professionally.

Our mission is to engage young people aged 10 to 16 years, and adults 21 and over with no level 4 qualifications, from the bottom two quintiles of the Welsh Index of Multiple Deprivation. We also work with looked after children, care leavers and young carers to help reduce the barriers to education faced by these groups. We achieve this through offering a suite of long-term interventions to support attainment raising, increase awareness and provide support and progression to higher education and level 4 learning opportunities.

Part time – 0.4 FTE (14.8 hours)

This is a part-time fixed term post to 31st July 2022*

Closes 03/11/2021


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