Student and Academic Support Lead

Cranfield, United Kingdom
£24,254 to 27,782 per annum (with additional performance related pay up to £34,725 per annum)
03 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University are seeking to appoint a new member of staff to join Education Service’s team and help us to deliver academic administration and student support. The role is based within the School of Cranfield Defence and Security, Shrivenham.

School/Department Education Services
Based at Shrivenham, Oxfordshire - Cranfield Defence and Security
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday
Contract type Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period Fixed term for 1 year
Salary £24,254 to 27,782 per annum (with additional performance related pay up to £34,725 per annum)
Posted Date 02/11/2018
Apply by 18/11/2018

Role Description

You will be the key point of contact for students, and staff on specific courses for advice, guidance and help. Responsibilities include the delivery of academic administration, student support and ensuring high levels of customer service and student satisfaction.

You will play an important role managing the needs of a group of people, and balancing conflicting priorities of importance between them. The role will also include preparing evidence and documentation for decisions to be made on student academic progress, while being confident in advising on the most likely outcome. Experience of effectively and sensitively dealing with difficult situations is essential as is being able to prioritise and delegate.

You will be IT literate, including word, email, internet use, and database applications. Have experience of academic administration within a Higher Education Institution. You will be committed to developing and leading a customer service environment and have a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail. You will also be required to travel at times between Shrivenham and the Cranfield Campus.

The job description provides a comprehensive insight to the role.

At Cranfield we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential. We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role.

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