Senior Study Abroad Coordinator

York, United Kingdom
£25,217 to £28,331 per annum
17 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Careers, Placements & Student Opportunities
Salary: £25,217 to £28,331 per annum
Closing Date: Thursday 31 October 2019 at midnight
Interview Date: Thursday 14 November 2019    

The Role

Full-time, permanent role

Salary is £25,217 to £28,331 per annum

Location: York

Ambitious, inclusive and responsive to change, York St John University is an empowering place to learn and a rewarding place to work, located in the heart of the historic city of York. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion and hold the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice.

The Study Abroad and Exchange Team facilitates the outward and inward mobility of around 300 students per year and has strategic growth plans to further increase numbers in line with Universities UK International's 'Go International: Stand Out campaign'. As part of the wider Careers, Placements and Students Opportunities Team, our study abroad and exchange activity plays a valuable role in achieving the University’s employability and internationalisation strategic aims. 

The successful candidate will supervise the administration and information/advice/guidance provided by the Study Abroad Coordinators, in addition to having a portfolio of students and partners to support. The post holder will lead on developing internal processes and systems to support continuous improvement and service delivery excellence.

You will have experience of managing a complex workload and prioritising competing demands and experience in developing administration procedures. You will have excellent project management, IT, problem-solving and culturally aware communication and interpersonal skills.  

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 requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

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

Closing Date - Thursday 31 October 2019 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - Thursday 14 November 2019

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