International Student Support Assistant

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York, North Yorkshire (GB)
£21,414 to £24,029 per annum pro rata
07 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Jun 2019
Tuesday 02 July 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Part-time, permanent position

29.6 hours per week, Tuesday - Friday

Salary is paid at Grade 4: £21,414 to £24,029 per annum pro rata

Location: York

Since our Founding in 1841, York St John University has been driven by the desire to enable students and staff to achieve their personal potential. An inclusive, progressive culture and a commitment to academic excellence have shaped our history and now as an ambitious, modern university located at the heart of historic York, we are looking to our future.

A new seven year University Strategy emphasises our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more prosperous region. Integral to this is our ambition to welcome more international students, with our International Student Support Service contributing to the experience of international student community.

The purpose of this new role is to support the planning and delivery of our international student support programmes. Working together with the International Student Support Officer, you will develop programmes to enhance the integration of international students into University life, manage the international student welcome schedule and implement a programme of engaging events and activities designed to enhance the international student experience.

Key skills required:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Commitment to customer care
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to organise own workload
  • Event/activity planning and delivery

If you would like to shape the story of an institution that has been changing lives through education since 1841, we would love to hear from you.

Provisional Interview Date - Tuesday 2 July / Wednesday 3 July 2019

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.

As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all request for job share or flexible working arrangements.

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

Closing Date - 
Sunday 23 June 2019 at midnight 

Provisional Interview Date - 
Tuesday 02 July 2019 

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