Student Futures Placement Administrator

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£21,814 - £25,941 per annum (Grade 3)
Nov 04, 2019
End of advertisement period
Nov 17, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 17/11/2019
Salary: Salary: £21,814 - £25,941 per annum (Grade 3)
Package: Excellent benefits package

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Student Futures Placement Administrator to join the Student Futures Team. Student Futures' vision is to ensure that each of our students leaves the University fully equipped to pursue their desired career and, whether a careers & skills development consultant, placement specialist, employer engagement or graduate recruitment consultant, this is the focus of each and every one of us.

Student Futures Placement team

Edinburgh Napier's skills, guidance, placements and employment support is highly regarded by both students and employers. Each School has dedicated placement staff to support them with relevant knowledge about the programmes in each School.

Our placements team offer invaluable support for students throughout the placement process, advertising work placements and summer internships to our students, inviting businesses on to campus to meet with them, offering 1:1 advice on CVs and covering letters, as well as organising workshops to help prepare students for their placement. The team, in partnership with academic colleagues, also support students throughout their placement and the transition back to University.

The role

A Student Futures Placement Administrator is intended to operate broadly interchangeably and flexibly as support requirements demand, in order to deliver an efficient and resilient local service to academic areas. The Student Futures Placement Administrator will also work closely with other relevant staff (academic and non-academic), placement host organisations and students to ensure all Student Futures placement activities and priorities are supported coherently and appropriately to meet the University Strategy.

Who we are looking for

Essential Requirements

  • HNC I HND or equivalent demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills with confidence in communicating at all levels across the University, both orally and in writing.
  • Tactful and courteous telephone manner with an ability to deal with difficult calls.

Desirable Requirements:

  • Experience of working in Further/Higher Education or public sector.
  • Experience of working within a careers or recruitment setting
  • Experience of forging relationships with internal, external, clients and partners.

For more information about the Student Futures team does please click here.

And for the full role profile please click here.

Benefits we offer

Salary: GBP 21,814 - GBP 25,941 per annum (Grade 3) 

In return, we offer a great working environment and competitive benefits, including 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, childcare schemes, discounted access to sports facilities, and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Additional information

The closing date for applications is 11.59 pm on Sunday 17th November 2019.

Interviews will take place on 25th November 2019.

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: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas

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 hold Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.

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