Academic Skills Adviser

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£17.41 per hour
Tuesday, 5 November 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 18 November 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term

Application closing date: 18/11/2019
Salary: £17.41 per hour

Job description

Further your career with Edinburgh Napier University

The Academic Skills team at Edinburgh Napier University is a small group of advisers dedicated to helping students understand and adjust to the particular expectations of university-level study. Advice and guidance is provided to support students to develop as effective, independent learners, to achieve their potential and be successful in their studies.

The role

You will contribute to the work of the Academic Skills team which is responsible for providing coherent academic skills and learning development through the provision of workshops and one-to-one advice and guidance.

As an active member of the team, you will work with colleagues across the University to support Edinburgh Napier University's strategic objectives through the provision of a broad range of academic skills and learning development sessions.

Who we are looking for

We are now looking to recruit to a bank of casual advisers who help meet increased demand at certain times of the academic year.

You will ideally have:

  • Experience of working with students in the Further or Higher Education sector
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering guidance and academic support to individuals or groups
  • Proven ability to prioritise workloads, meet deadlines and work within a team.
  • Experience of IT, proficiency in Microsoft packages​

A full job description and person specification are available here.

Additional Information

Please apply with a CV and cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria to C.Coleman@napier.ac.uk by the 18th November 2019 (midnight GMT)

Interviews will be held on either the 27th November.
Salary: GBP 17.41 per hour (Grade 5) 

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.

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