UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH

Student and Staff Engagement Coordinator

Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,199 to £38,460 plus £4715 London weighting per annum
Posted
24 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2019
Ref
006-GLT-E
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Greenwich Learning & Teaching (GLT)

Location:      Greenwich
Salary:      £33,199 to £38,460 plus £4715 London weighting per annum
Contract Type:      Permanent
Closing Date:      Thursday 21 March 2019
Interview Date:      To be confirmed

Greenwich Learning and Teaching (GLT) fosters learning and teaching excellence across the university by offering co-ordinated leadership and support of quality assurance and enhancement; a portfolio of development activity; and a forum for staff and student engagement with the learning and teaching agenda. The Student and Staff Engagement Coordinator is responsible for relationship management and partnership working with Faculties, Greenwich Students’ Union (GSU) and Professional Services, thus playing a key role in delivering GLT’s remit to act as a forum for sharing learning and teaching excellence university-wide.

The Student and Staff Engagement Coordinator will:

  • Act as ‘relationship manager’ for GLT’s work with each of the university’s Faculties, agreeing priorities for provision of tailored support and ‘terms of engagement’ with wider GLT activities, under the direction of the University Director of Learning and Teaching (UDLT);
  • Act as first point of contact for partnership working with GLT, brokering input from GLT colleagues according to areas of expertise;
  • Act as champion for student engagement in learning and teaching, working with GSU officers and academic representatives as well as the wider GLT team;
  • Coordinate engagement activities such as GLT’s programme of events and workshops, working with the UDLT, Head of Quality Enhancement and Projects and Policy Coordinator.

You will also supervise GLT’s administration team and line manage the Administrator and Resources Development Officer.

You will have significant experience of working in HE, including managing effective working relationships with a wide range of university stakeholders. You will possess an awareness of students’ union priorities locally and nationally, as well as of good practices, developments and trends in HE learning and teaching; and an understanding of their implications for student engagement and for learning and teaching. You will demonstrate a commitment to partnership working and ability to identify and exploit common interests. You will have exceptional relationship management, interpersonal and communication skills; and strong analytical and organisational skills, including an ability to manage a diverse workload and work effectively under pressure.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Clare Saunders, University Director of Learning and Teaching, at c.saunders@greenwich.ac.uk or on 020 8331 8930.

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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