Placements Co-ordinator    

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Bath, Somerset
£21,220 to £25,298, per annum
03 Aug 2017
28 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Post Title: Placements Co-ordinator                                            

Academic Unit/Department: Careers and Employability

Location: Newton Park

Line Manager: Placements Manager

Rate of Pay: £21,220 to £25,298, per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Ref: 08/17/2377

Closing Date: 12 midnight GMT, Monday 28th August 2017

Interview Date:  Tuesday 12th September 2017

About us

At Bath Spa University we work with one clear vision: to be a leading university in creativity, culture and enterprise. And as the fifth largest employer in Bath and North East Somerset, we’re really bringing our local talent out on a global scale. And with ever growing student numbers, it’s important for an expansion in our infrastructure and cherished buildings and landscapes. Transforming the lives of our socially engaged global students starts with making sure that our people are engaged, empowered and feel valued for the hard work they do. And that’s where you come in.

Based within the Careers & Employability Department, the Placements Co-ordinator works as part of a dynamic, friendly, multi-skilled team which delivers services such as a university-wide placements programme, mentoring schemes, student Jobshop, enterprise and employer liaison, and careers information and guidance.

About the role

An opportunity has become available within the Careers & Enterprise team to support the growing placements service at Bath Spa University. The role of Placements Co-ordinator is a new position, with responsibility for supporting the widespread introduction of sandwich year placements at the University.

The role holder will plan and conduct visits and contact points for sandwich year students, as well as those taking part in the University’s funded placement schemes. The post holder will also be responsible for the administrative processes relating to sandwich years, and will ensure that students are fully prepared before they go on placement.

Additionally, the role involves employer liaison with host companies, with the aim of engaging them in wider opportunities within the University, and growing the numbers of students taking sandwich year placements.

About you (requirements)

A self-starter, you will have excellent organisational skills to plan the support required for students going on sandwich year placements and to conduct their visits. Able to cope with sustained periods of pressure, you will be motivated and have a flexible ‘can-do’ attitude.

You will be confident in speaking with employers, students and colleagues, in person, over the telephone and by email. You will be highly proficient in a wide range of customer service activities and have the ability to maintain effective working relationships with people at all levels. Good communication skills and a hard-working approach are essential.

You will need to have access to a car, and hold a full clean driving licence and business level car insurance.

How to apply

For further information or to apply on-line please click apply.  Please note that CVs will not be considered and those included with application forms will be removed.  

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff.  These include a nursery, childcare vouchers, pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies

Please note, unfortunately due to the SOC level and salary associated with this post we would be unable to sponsor any applicants requiring a Tier 2 (general) visa.  

As a Bath Spa Graduate, you can access Bath Spa Careers for up to three years after graduation. Services include support with job applications and interview techniques.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community

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