Job offer in england Work Placements Support Officer at University of Exeter

University of Exeter – Q-Step

A Work Placements Support Officer is required by the University of Exeter. Working as part of the Q-Step team, the primary role of this post is to support and administer placement opportunities for students as part of their degree programmes. This role is available immediately for one year and part of the GBP scheme.

The University of Exeter manages paid internships for graduates, placing them with small, medium and large organisations or companies. For more information on the scheme please visit

The Exeter Q-Step Centre is part of the College of Social Sciences at the University of Exeter. The Q-Step Centre delivers 3 Undergraduate Bsc Programmes in Politics & IR; Sociology; and Criminology, and an MSc in Policy Analytics. The main duties of this role will be supporting the work placement activities within the college by assisting the Work Placements Officer with researching and sourcing work placement opportunities with a range of employers for Q-Step, and support the process of placing students with those employers. They will also assist with the creation, collation and completion of work placement paperwork to ensure the College meets the relevant health and safety and duty of care requirements. The role will also include assisting with the preparation of marketing materials and presentations to promote placement opportunities to current students, attending open days and presenting to prospective students. They will also be expected to provide the College Marketing team with information for marketing materials and content regarding employability activity and work placements for prospective students, as well as assisting with updating the College’s website pages.

We are looking for a personable and approachable graduate with excellent customer service skills and the ability to communicate effectively with precision and accuracy in person, in writing and email, and by telephone. Applicants will also be expected to have experience of a range of administrative duties including familiarity with email communications and preferably Outlook email, as well as experience of managing data and record keeping. The ideal candidate will be confident with an ability to work independently and with a variety of teams, whilst managing multiple tasks simultaneously and maintaining great attention to detail. The ability to be flexible and deal with frequent interruptions whilst maintaining focus and accuracy in all tasks is ideal as well as excellent IT skills including MS Office (especially Excel and Word) and web based programmes

Application closing date 20th March 2017

For further information and details of how to apply click here or email

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer which is ‘Positive About Disabled People’: if you have a disability, you should mention this in your application. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce

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