Student Advisor

Campus: Easton

REF: E1041

Closing Date: 24/09/19

40 weeks per year (Term-Time plus 4 weeks) | Part Time - 2 days per week | Thursday & Friday | Permanent | £10.88 per hour (£21,000 per annum pro-rata)| Reference number E1041

We have an exciting career opportunity as we are looking for an ambitious, hardworking and professional individual to join our Student Services Team at the Easton Campus as a Student Advisor.

This is a permanent position with two days per week (14.5 hours per week), working on a Thursday (8:30 – 17:00) & Friday (8:30 – 16:30). Please note this is a 40 week per year contract which is based on 36 term-time weeks plus an additional 4 weeks which will be agreed by the line manager depending on department and College needs.

As a Student Advisor you will be dedicated to providing an outstanding student experience and be passionate about supporting students feel successful both personally and professionally. You will also support students across all of the curriculum areas to help them to achieve their potential. Where appropriate, designated responsibility will be assigned for specific student support roles in activities and functions such as ‘Student Voice'.

The role will involve a range of duties, including: enrolment and non-academic student support, facilitation of 1:1 meetings as well as providing the "Student Centre" for all other student support related activities. Within the team of Student Advisers you will work together with other employees organising and participating in internal and sometimes external events, and other activities to market the College and recruit students. This role primarily takes the support for students from the position of post-applications, that is, from interview stage onwards and throughout their journey through the College.

Ideally you will have experience of working with students / young people from a wide range of backgrounds, and have the ability to engage and be proactive to deliver the best possible service. You will be able to work independently, deal with sensitive issues tactfully and diplomatically and do all you can to ensure our students progress successfully while using evidenced based research to drive improvements.

As an employer we offer many benefits to all of our employees which include but are not limited to:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Staff discounts
  • Corporate memberships
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Continuous professional development and training
  • Free annual eye test vouchers
  • Occupational health support
  • Free use of gym facilities

Please have a look at our employee benefits to see what else we have to offer.

To apply for this position please submit an application form and equal opportunities form to hr@eastonotley.ac.uk.