Job offer in Ireland Student Partnership Officer at Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

The post-holder is responsible for delivering a comprehensive and professional support service, as part of the Centre for Educational Development team, with specific responsibility for work on the Student Partnership programmes.

The post-holder will:

  • Co-ordinate and support the development and delivery of Student Partnership projects, and associated resources, across the university in collaboration with student-facing staff.
  • Support the delivery of Student Partnership Project workshops, events, training and other campaigns including; the development, organisation, publicity, attendance monitoring and evaluation of such events.
  • Plan, develop and deliver a schedule of promotional activities and events to increase partnership programme participation rates, in consultation with Faculties and Directorates
  • Develop and manage a network of previous student partnership participants to act as ambassadors.
  • Develop and maintain information resources including booklets, case studies, website, blog and social media

Our five core values (Integrity, Connected, Ambition, Respect, Excellence) have been developed by staff and students. They express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an international organisation.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Degree or equivalent OR recent relevant experience.
  • Proven recent experience of:
    – Working in a student support, Student’s Union or student engagement role within Higher Education.
    – Organising, promoting and delivering awareness raising events and/or campaigns designed to engage student voice.
  • Experience of report writing for committees/working groups
  • Experience of developing promotional/training information and documentation
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the complexities of policy development and implementation in a Higher Education setting.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to communicate with people from a wide range of cultures.

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link by clicking apply. You must clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria on your application form

Further information about the Directorate can be found at

http://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/AcademicStudentAffairs/CentreforEducationalDevelopment/

Anticipated interview date: Wednesday 10 July 2019

Salary scale: £27,831 – £32,236 per annum (potential to progress to £35,210 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

Closing date: Monday 24 June 2019

For full job details and essential/desirable criteria please refer to the candidate information link on our website by clicking apply. For further information or assistance contact The Resourcing Team, People and Culture, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or email on resourcing@qub.ac.uk

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

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