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If you are searching for a new employment opportunity, we welcome all individuals to apply for our job openings. Newbold values diversity and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, or physical and mental disability.

Thank you for your interest in working at the College.

Current positions
Head of Marketing and Communications

The successful candidate will have most of the following:

  • a relevant qualification for the position - at least up to first degree level
  • excellence in organisation, leading and managing teams, and achieving targets
  • excellent people skills, including experience in customer relationship management
  • highly developed interpersonal, communication, presentation and negotiation skills
  • proven ability to initiate and implement marketing strategies in an educational environment
  • proven ability to initiate and implement fundraising strategies
  • budget development, and relevant marketing, communication and recruitment experience
  • coherent knowledge of Newbold’s programmes of study and the unique benefits of studying these programmes at Newbold
  • an understanding of higher education, particularly within UK/European and US contexts
  • proven multi-cultural and international experience in a relevant sector
  • a commitment to the message and mission of the Seventh-day Adventist Church

Responsibilities the successful applicant will be expected to do include:

  • Oversee the work of Marketing, Communication, Recruitment & Alumni Relationships
  • Lead marketing and recruitment strategies, in consultation with relevant Newbold staff, focusing on target audiences relevant to Newbold’s programmes of study
  • Train recruiters to promote Newbold’s programmes to both decision shapers and makers
  • Communicate effectively with Newbold’s stakeholders, including Church administrators, Newbold Alumni and the wider Church, ensuring the currency and accuracy of information
  • Organise effective Newbold events, including Open Days and Alumni Reunions
  • Conduct fund-raising campaigns for scholarships and the development of the institution
  • Evaluate regularly the effectiveness of all strategies and make adjustments accordingly
  • Contribute actively to the wider spiritual and extracurricular life of the College
  • Engage with the community surrounding Newbold College
  • Work some evenings and weekends and travel, both nationally and internationally, as appropriate

The deadline for receipt of applications is 28 October 2022.

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Student Marketing and Social Media Ambassadors (part-time, two positions)

The Marketing and Communications teams seek two naturally creative and personable Ambassadors. The ideal candidates will share their own unique perspective of the Newbold experience across academia and social life on our virtual platforms, whilst supporting some of the key day-to-day administrative tasks in the department. This is an on-campus role, so successful candidates can immerse themselves in Newbold life.

The successful candidate will be/have most of the following:

  • Proactive, like to take initiative and a personal drive to go the extra mile
  • Naturally curious and able to think on your feet for content opportunities
  • The ability to work independently but also enjoy working as part of a team
  • Interested in reaching and engaging peers and prospective students from all over the world
  • Basic knowledge or skills across design (Adobe), writing and social media

Duties will include:

  • Creating, identifying and sharing content regularly on the College Instagram page. This could be a combination of planned posts in addition to spontaneous shared content (e.g. sharing visuals and thoughts from student gatherings including Experience, Vespers, NSA events etc - this may require working with colleagues and the NSA directly)
  • Supporting content creation that showcases the academic and student life experience, as well as planned marketing campaigns under the overall communications strategy
  • Research best practices in the field of university student marketing and social media reach
  • Contributing to creative ideas that will resonate with current students and appeal to prospective students who seek to follow their calling into Theological studies.
  • Creating and scheduling regular outgoing communications (e.g. The Roundup) on Mailchimp
  • Basic design and graphics creation for student screens and wider communications (e.g. weekly Sabbath posts on Facebook and Instagram)
  • Writing for our College website blog in the first-person, reporting on student events, reflecting on impactful lecturers, interviews with lecturers and peers on key themes, and discussions.
  • Assisting with gathering data for monthly reporting, and any other administrative duties that require support

The two successful candidates must be able to work for 5 hours each across the week – some of these hours may be fixed, whilst others will require flexibility for both parties.

Applicants must obtain the right to work in the UK prior to employment.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 28 October 2022. 

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Building Maintenance and Facilities Engineer (full-time)

As Maintenance Engineer, you are a part of a team of 4 people responsible for the proactive and preventative maintenance. Our maintenance team ensures our machinery and plant equipment runs smoothly and reliably, working closely with the operational teams to schedule such maintenance.

You must have an eye for detail, problem-solving skills, you will be given the opportunity to turn your hand to pretty much anything in order to keep our facilities in good order.

The Maintenance Engineer will assist in...

  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance on college associated plant and equipment.
  • Ensure Health & Safety regulations are adhered to.
  • Assist when required with any project work within the department.
  • Routine maintenance on all plant at the college site.
  • Statutory and legal requirements for fire, health, and safety.

Our successful candidate will have:

  • Experience within a Maintenance department, ideally from within a college environment
  • A proactive approach
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Be well organized and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Able to work productively in an ever-changing environment
  • Maintain plant / and machinery
  • Ensuring maintenance is carried out effectively and efficiently
  • Plumbing certificate
  • Gas certificate
  • Fault-finding and assessing remediation/repair activity
  • Responding to breakdowns
  • Sound Health & Safety knowledge and experience of safe working practices
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Innovative
  • Attention to detail
  • Hands on and accountable attitude
  • Great communicator and excellent people skills
  • Team player
  • Full driving licence required
  • Enthusiastic, always wanting to learn and improve
  • Smart working with a fast tempo

The deadline for receipt of applications is 16th of January 2023

To read the full job description and information about how to apply, please click the link below.

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Sorry, there are no positions available at this time.
Ten core commitments and recommendations
The Newbold College of Higher Education Board of Governance met on 30 September 2020 at an extraordinary meeting and voted the following Core Future Commitments and Recommendations:
  1. 1.
    Newbold has an important significance and purpose in serving the TED fields.
  2. 2.
    Newbold must adapt and restructure urgently to meet the needs of the 14 units that comprise the TED.
  3. 3.
    Newbold exists first and foremost to meet the pastoral and spiritual leadership training needs of the TED.
  4. 4.
    A new Centre for Ministry and Mission (seminary) should be the sole focus and strategic direction, with mid-2021 as the target date to ensure implementation with effect from the academic year 2021-2022 commencing in September 2021.
  5. 5.
    Planning for the new Centre for Ministry and Mission (seminary) in the areas of property, finance and staffing needs should initially be built on a margin of 80-100 students.
  6. 6.
    Newbold Centre for Ministry and Mission (seminary) provides a mix of on-campus intensives and online classes to be the new standard model of delivery with full-time and part-time programmes.
  7. 7.
    Restart regional pastoral training with a mix of online offerings and intensive classes facilitated by the TED and field leadership.
  8. 8.
    Review degree accreditation and restructure staffing to meet the paradigm shift of the new Centre for Ministry and Mission (seminary) in preparing front-line church planters, pastors, evangelists, theologians, and leaders.
  9. 9.
    Develop an investment masterplan for land and buildings to meet the physical needs of the new Centre for Ministry and Mission (seminary) and maximise on investment returns.
  10. 10.
    Improve the “Newbold culture” in terms of student experience and administrative services.
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The College’s vision, values and mission lie at the core of who we are and what we do.
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