Student Engagement Officer

London (Greater)
Grade 5: £32,676 – £35,366 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance
Sep 25, 2020
End of advertisement period
Oct 07, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description

The School of Global Affairs is looking for an experienced, organised and energetic HE professional to support all student cohorts within the Departments of Global Health & Social Medicine, International Development and Global Institutes. These departments consist of a vibrant community of students, teachers and researchers within the Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy. We teach at all levels – undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research – across a number of programmes.

We offer you the opportunity to be part of an ambitious and encouraging team, supporting ground-breaking programmes and research, in a world-famous institution. You will work with staff and students on key education functions, using and developing your skills on a broad range of student engagement functions, including organising events, setting up student surveys, supporting pastoral care and student liaison.

SGA Benefits: We offer a wide range of staff benefits, with an emphasis on career development, work-life balance and wellbeing. Click on to see what our team members say about working for the SGA.

Equal Opportunities: We provide and promote equality of opportunity in all areas of our work and activity.

At King's College London, our vision is to make the world a better place.

This post will be offered on an indefinite contract. This is a full-time post.

Key responsibilities

  • The Student Engagement Officer will work across all cohorts – UGT, PGT, PGR – playing a coordinating role in delivering induction, running welcome back events for UGT and PGT students, supporting PGR students and building sense of community, along with activities and systems’ improvements to enhance the student journey.
  • The postholder will be expected to have a positive impact on the student journey by taking an overview of broader pastoral matters, working with colleagues to enhance support arrangements for students, setting up and interrogating student surveys
  • The postholder will take a lead in student voice activities within the School, working closely with student representatives to ensure that effective lines of communications are developed via Staff Student Liaison Committees, representative events in both locations, information on intranet pages etc.
  • Liaising with the Careers & Employability Service and department careers leads in relation to department and School careers events and programmes, including promotion, logistics, guest lecturers, and speaker surveys

The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.

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