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Education and Student Experience Advisor

Southampton Business School

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £25,217 to £30,046
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Tuesday 10 September 2019
Interview Date:   Wednesday 09 October 2019
Reference:  1172219TR

Southampton Business School has an ambitious quality driven strategy, which will see us strengthen our position as a world-class business school in research, education and enterprise.

As part of a world-renowned Top 100 QS ranked Russell Group University with a global reputation for academic excellence, we offer a stimulating, challenging and rewarding working environment for all our staff. The Business School has recently secured AACSB accreditation as well as having AMBA for our MBA and is aiming for EQUIS accreditation within the next 18 months. Our dynamic learning environment has recently been ranked in the top 10 for Business, Management and Marketing in the 2020 Guardian University Guide.

Applications are invited for a full-time, permanent Education and Student Experience Advisor (ESEA) in the School’s Education Development Office (EDO). The successful applicant will be passionate about working with students and education staff to enable our students to make the most of their time with us. Staff-student partnership is central to this role and you will be a team player who is also able to work independently.

The post-holder will work closely with undergraduate students and will be responsible for recruiting, supervising and supporting a team of student Peer Leaders who provide timetabled peer support for our first years. This requires a comprehensive understanding of the issues facing students as they transition to University and what strategies can best support them.

The school also has a large number of international postgraduate students and the EDO works to support them to adapt to life and study in the UK. You will support the peer advisor team who works with them to create and communicate both social and academic opportunities.

This role is an important liaison between students and staff and the successful applicant will demonstrate excellent communication skills including knowledge and experience of using social media.

This is a challenging and stimulating role which requires resilience and a commitment to our students and their education.

For further information about the position, please contact either Dr Mary Morrison, Head, Educational Development Office via M.S.Morrison@soton.ac.uk or Neil Ford via N.J.Ford@soton.ac.uk.

Interviews to be held W/C 7th October 2019.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1172219TR on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.


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