Specialist Tutoring and Mentoring Team Administrator
Department: Student Services
Salary: £19,202 to £20,836 per annum pro rata
Closing Date: Wednesday 24 July 2019 at midnight
Interview Date: Thursday 08 August 2019
Part-time (14.8 hours per week, working pattern to be discussed), permanent role
Salary is £19,202 to £20,836 per annum (£7,860 to £8,334 pro rata)
York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.
Significant investment in our campus and facilities, the development of forward-thinking new partnerships and an enhanced range of contemporary courses have helped make us one of the fastest growing Universities in the U.K. over recent years. Now we are building on that achievement, with a new Strategy for the next decade, emphasising our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world, and a more prosperous region.
As a Stonewall Global Diversity Champion and holder of the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice, our strength lies in the supportive, inclusive network that exists within our teams: renowned for our friendly, progressive environment, we will nurture your potential so that you can accomplish your ambitions.
We are recruiting for an enthusiastic Administrator to join our Specialist Tutoring and Mentoring Team. This is a newly formed team of professionally qualified Study Skills Tutors and Mentors who provide individual study related tutoring support for students who have a Specific Learning Difficulty (SpLD) / are on the Autistic Spectrum (AS), and mentoring support for students who have Mental Health (MHC) / are on the Autistic Spectrum (AS).
The role of the Administrator will support the services of the team, providing effective administrative and financial processing of the Disabled Student Allowance. Effective communication skills and a customer focus are essential as you will act as a point of contact for student/applicant enquiries via e-mail, telephone and in person. You will be joining a DSA-QAG accredited service in a university that has an excellent record of supporting students with disabilities.
Candidates must have -
- experience of recording and maintaining data, such as financial records, with use of excel and databases.
- experience of working in an office environment and managing a busy shared in-box.
- experience of working as part of a small team, sharing information with other departments, whilst being aware of the sensitive and confidential nature of the role.
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: 24 Jul 2019
Category: Professional Support