Work Placement Coordinator

Ormskirk, Lancashire
£25,769 to £28,143 per annum
13 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Work Placement Coordinator

Faculty of Arts & Sciences
Salary: £25,769 to £28,143 per annum                           
Post Type: Full Time                 
Closing Date: Tuesday 25 October 2016                 

Play a leading role in a dynamic team based in our new Tech Hub

About You

Experience of sourcing and supporting work placements is essential and due to the direct impact you will have on student experience you must possess a sense of responsibility and initiative and be committed to providing opportunities for future professionals.

You will have an open and friendly style of communication, acting professionally and with integrity at all times, in a tactful and diplomatic way.

About the Role

Working with students, staff, employers and other external organisations, you will play a key part in further developing the Faculty systems to support sustained growth in the number and range of placements we can offer students and to continuously improve the work placement experiences of students, employers and other external organisations that host them.

Specifically, you will coordinate short-term placement provision, including compulsory work placements integrated within assessed programmes and voluntary extra-curricular placement opportunities.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

Our comprehensive staff health & wellbeing programme gives you the opportunity to; have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, a trim from our onsite hairdresser, make an appointment for a massage and to get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film. This is just a taste of what we offer for you to take full advantage of at Edge Hill University.

About Us

A great success story an institution that improves and impresses year after year - THE University of the Year 2014/15.

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Time Higher award also celebrated our distinct role in transforming lives  reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, and voted Best University Workplace 2015, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing support staff.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact Professor Simon Bolton - Associate Dean (Enterprise, Skills and Employability) at

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