Knowledge Hub Coordinators 2018-2019

The Commonwealth Scholarship Commission in the UK is seeking to appoint Knowledge Hub Coordinators for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The CSC’s nine Knowledge Hubs provide a platform for Commonwealth Scholars and alumni studying and working in similar disciplines to network and exchange ideas to support a shared sustainable development outcome.

Each group will have at least one dedicated Knowledge Hub Coordinator (Scholar) and one Knowledge Hub Coordinator (Alumni). Some groups will also have an external coordinator. The Coordinator position offers an exciting opportunity to share information related to your research and course of study, and details of research or publications related to the wider development outcome of your chosen hub. You will also have the chance to encourage discussions and engagement from Scholar members to support each other in expanding your knowledge of activities and research related to your development goals.

More information on the CSC’s Knowledge Hubs

Role description

The primary role of the Knowledge Hub Coordinator (Scholar) is to actively encourage discussions and engagement from current Scholars. You will be responsible for sharing information related to your own research and course of study, and details of research or publications related to the wider development outcome of the group. You will also be expected to promote news of upcoming talks and events taking place in the UK that Scholars may wish to attend.

Main responsibilities

  1. Acting as a primary contact for Commonwealth Scholars in your Knowledge Hub
  2. Create regular posts related to the development outcome of the Knowledge Hub
  3. Attend a training workshop on using social media to support development impact
  4. Working with other Knowledge Hub Coordinators

Application criteria

Scholars who would like to apply should be on award at the time of the application, and due to be on award throughout the 2018-2019 academic year.

Coordinator positions are available in the following Knowledge Hubs:

  • Agriculture and rural development
  • Sustainable economic growth
  • Inclusive education
  • Climate change resilience and mitigation
  • Gender equality and equal opportunity
  • Global governance
  • Global health coverage
  • Science, technology, and innovation
  • Peace, justice, and fair representation

How to apply

In order to apply for the role of Knowledge Hub Coordinator for your chosen group, please read the Knowledge Hub Coordinator (Scholar) role description carefully, and complete the online application form.

Online applications should be completed by 23.59 (BST) on Thursday 4 October 2018. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Successful applicants will be notified by 17.00 (BST) on Monday 15 October 2018. Please note the CSC is not able to provide feedback on unsuccessful applications.