Salary: 26,444 - £28,759 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time
Closing Date: 08-12-2023 12 Midday
University College Birmingham is entering one of the most exciting and ambitious periods of development and we are delighted to be rebranding and reshaping our Business School with a future focused, digital, industry and community-based approach.
Under the leadership of a new Executive Dean, and Vice Dean, the new School will span a diverse and exciting profile courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our Student Engagement Tutors are a vital link in our support for students, and indeed the overall student experience.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and empathetic individual to join us to provide excellent pastoral support to our students. This will include tracking and monitoring progress, having appropriate conversations and supporting from the beginning of their journey with UCB through to transition into work or further study.
You will have previous experience of working with students and be an excellent networker, with the ability to build relationships with our student engagement team, student support services and academic colleagues, supporting a seamless approach to student support across the School.
We are proud of our fantastic facilities and innovative approaches in technology and enterprise where we aim to prepare graduates with applied skills that help them to keep pace with a fast-moving digital world. Student support is part of our holistic view to the student experience, and we are looking for outstanding candidates in these roles as we continue to build on already strong foundations. In return, we will support you to grow in the role, with opportunities for Mental Health First Aid training, coaching practice, CPD and development with professional bodies focussed on high quality pastoral care.
Closing Date - Friday 8 December 2023 at midday
- Generous allocation of annual leave
- 26 days’ paid leave per year
- 12 Bank Holidays & Concessionary Days
- Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme - Employer Contribution – 20.9%
- Subsidised private healthcare provided by Aviva including a Digital GP Service
- Employee Assistance Programme inclusive of counselling services, financial wellbeing support and bereavement support
- Annual health MOTs with our Registered Nurse
- Excellent staff development opportunities including professional qualification sponsorship
- A variety of salary sacrifice schemes including car, technology and cycle.
- Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking in central Birmingham
- Free on-site gym membership
Standard information: UCB is an equal opportunities employer.
University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted top in the International category in the prestigious 2023 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We were also awarded silver in the University of the Year category. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students. We are TEF rated Silver, with a Good Ofsted rating.
University College Birmingham has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick - Ranked ninth in the 2024 Guardian League Tables and 67th in the World QS University Rankings 2024.
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