Student Adviser

York, United Kingdom
£19,202 to £20,836 per annum pro rata
07 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Part Time

Department:     Student Services
Salary:     £19,202 to £20,836 per annum pro rata
Closing Date:     Thursday 21 March 2019 at midnight
Interview Date:     Thursday 11 April 2019

Part-time (19.5 hours per week), permanent role

Salary is £19,202 to £20,836 per annum (pro rata £10,119 to £10,980)

Location: York

Working hours Monday – Thursday 9am to 12:30pm and Friday 10:30am to 4:30 pm. There is the possibility that the successful candidate would need to be flexible with these hours during University vacation periods.

Situated in the heart of the vibrant, historic city of York, York St John University has a long and proud tradition as a distinguished education provider. Our success is founded on the quality of academic teaching and research, our thriving campus environment, our professional and pastoral support, and our values of an inclusive, innovative and ambitious community with a strong sense of belonging.

Reporting to the Student Advice & Information Manager, Student Advisers work as part of the Student Advice Team providing information, advice and guidance to students, staff and visitors. This is done via a range of approaches including face-to-face, telephone, e-mail, and through the new enquiry management system. The successful applicants will contribute to the delivery of a high quality, student-centred, advice and information service. This includes the delivery of first level guidance, a triage service and the efficient organisation of appointments and information systems.

We are seeking highly motivated applicants with experience of delivering a high level of good customer service, often around sensitive issues, and who are good communicators across all forms of media. Applicants must be able to understand the needs of a diverse range of students and have a commitment to the continuous improvement of the student experience.

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date -
Thursday 21 March 2019 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date -
Thursday 11 April 2019

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