Job offer in england Student Support Advisers (Student Success Teams) at University of Leicester



University of Leicester – Student and Academic Services

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract until 31st December 2019

Together our staff and students are discovering innovative ways to change the world for the better and there has never been a more exciting time for you to join us. We are one of the top universities worldwide and have an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are led by discovery and innovation, with the synergy between research and learning at the core of our activity.

We are seeking to appoint three Student Support Advisers to join our Student and Academic Services division and contribute towards the success of the Student Success Team on a fixed term basis. This role will help targeted academic departments to deploy approaches that better support students’ wellbeing, retention and progression. Co-creating an environment that enables student success, the post holder will work closely with stakeholders across their assigned academic departments and wider University to identify and empower changes that will have a measurable impact on student retention and wellbeing.

As a successful candidate, you will have a broad knowledge of student life and issues that can inhibit progression and an understanding of student retention. You will have the ability to receive complex issues, assess the need for specialist expertise, and join up accordingly. In addition you have experience and a good understanding of data analysis and the transfer of results to inform practice. Ideally you will have understanding of the approaches universities might adopt to support student retention and Experience of working with students or individuals who are a risk to themselves or others. We look forward to receiving your application.

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The closing date for this post is midnight 8th January 2018.

We anticipate that interviews will take place w/c 15th January 2018.

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Gill McIntyre, Head of Student Support Services, geb13@leicester.ac.uk, 0116 223 1268.

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Midlands of England

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