With no single, central campus, our college learning centres throughout the West Highlands of Scotland, from Ullapool in the north to Kinlochleven further south, offer learners opportunity and variety in learning styles and subjects.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

UHI STEM Coordinator (Outreach) - West Highland

Reference no.WHC SCO 01
Salary range £26,054 FTE, pro rata
DurationFixed term for 3 years
Working hours17.5 hours per week
LocationAny UHI West Highland college location
Closing DateFriday 24th March 2023, 12 noon

Building Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) skills are vital to the future of the Highlands and Islands. The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) are committed to the promotion of STEM subjects and careers, developing a STEM workforce aligned with business needs and economic growth in the local area as well as continuing to address equity of opportunity, with rural and gender as particular areas of focus.

UHI West Highland is one of Scotland’s leading colleges and a partner in the University of the Highlands and the Islands who head the way in tertiary education. Would you like to be part of our team who deliver outstanding learning and training into an expansive and diverse rural area of Scotland?

We are seeking to recruit a UHI STEM Co-ordinator (Outreach) – West Highland to be based at any of our UHI West Highland college centres. This is one of ten positions across the UHI region and part of a 3-year UHI STEM Development Outreach Programme.

The postholder will contribute to local STEM partnership meetings, ensuring local STEM plans are developed, delivered, and reported annually.

The postholder will coordinate and deliver STEM engagement activities for UHI, with a focus on early year and first stage learners and primary schools. This role contributes to a coordinated, collaborative UHI regional STEM approach.

Our ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in STEM or a related discipline. They will have experience working in STEM engagement or science communication delivery in schools or equivalent context, and experience of organising and delivering STEM engagement and community events, meeting agreed targets and timescales.

Interviews will be held Expected to take place Wednesday 29th March 2023.

For further information on employment with UHI West Highland, please contact a member of our Human Resources Team on 01397 874000 or email hr.whc@uhi.ac.uk.