School Guidance and Support Officer

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£15,240 - £18,723
28 Jun 2018
16 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

School Guidance and Support Officer

Job reference R3748

Application closing date 16/07/2018

Salary Grade 6 (£15,240 - £18,723) Job category/type Administrative and support Job description

Fixed term for 9 months (maternity cover), part-time

The School of Applied Sciences is seeking to appoint a highly qualified individual to provide student support and guidance to students within the School.   This post will involve covering a wide range of support including pastoral care, guidance for students with disabilities or additional requirements and dealing with student absence as identified from the University's attendance monitoring processes.  The role will also involve a significant number of one to one meetings with students.   These are key roles in support of the School's retention strategy and you will play an important part in delivering activities in support of student retention.  

You will be required to be adaptable, flexible, proactive and forward thinking. You will also require excellent interpersonal skills as you will be working closely with a number of teams within the School comprising both academic and support staff.  Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines are also essential requirements as well as the ability to design and deliver talks and presentations at key points within the academic year. The role will also involve the need to update an electronic records system and data management and analysis.

If you are currently registered as a full-time student at the University please note that you may only apply for part-time jobs of 15 hours or less per week.