Student Opportunities Coordinator

Southampton, United Kingdom
£27,929 to £32,348 per annum
06 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
24 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time

Emp Engagement, Placements & Work Exp

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £27,929 to £32,348 per annum
Full Time Fixed Term for 12 months
Closing Date:  Friday 24 February 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2168123LR

We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive Student Opportunities Coordinator (maternity cover - 12 months) to join the Careers, Employability and Student Enterprise division, working within the Work Experience Team to support and increase the number of students undertaking work experience opportunities.

Your focus will be to encourage and support students to participate in our work experience programmes, in particular the UoS Internship Programme, influencing student engagement across all target areas. You will utilise messaging and marketing techniques to raise awareness of the opportunities on offer across our 25,000 strong student body and ensure information to students is readily available; regularly reviewing guidelines and processes to be fit for purpose. You will be a point of contact for students undertaking an internship, involved in their journey from application through to completion.  

Strong written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to work well within teams are essential. As this post involves important record keeping alongside financial and administrative processes, strong attention to detail is paramount. Organisational skills and good presentation skills are also requirements. Experience of partnership working and marketing skills are desirable and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook and Excel is essential. 

Careers, Employability & Student Enterprise is a fast paced, progressive division, providing a range of support to help students build their career experience and make a successful transition into employment or further study after graduation. You can find out more about our programmes and services at:   

Further benefits of this role include the opportunity to join the University’s pension scheme, 20 days annual leave (in additional to University Closure days and bank holidays) and access to a number of University employer discount schemes.

If you require further information about this role please telephone Charlie Barton on 02380 593501. Please apply online through

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Janice Poon (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email  Please quote reference 2168123LR on all correspondence.

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