Coordinator of Academic Advising
Salary range £28,000 – £31,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Reporting to the Head of Registry Services, the Coordinator of Academic Advising manages the advising and support arrangements for all new students at the University. The aim is to develop self-reliance so that at the end of their first year, students understand relevant University academic policies and procedures, are competent in using University IT systems, and are well prepared for meaningful interactions with their faculty advisers. Key responsibilities include one-on-one academic advising, coordination of faculty advisors, conducting training and workshops for students and faculty, and work within the Registry Services team on retention initiatives.
Good interpersonal skills and a flexible approach to work are essential. An understanding and/or experience of academic advising and of the American or UK higher education systems will be an advantage.
A degree or equivalent working experience is required.
The Coordinator of Academic Advising will be based at the University’s Richmond Campus but will be required to work at the Kensington Campus as workload demands or as the principal place of work. Some evening and/or weekend work may be required at peak times.
Richmond is a private, not-for-profit, liberal arts and business studies University. It is accredited in the USA by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and its degree programmes are validated in the UK by The Open University. Richmond is an equal opportunities employer. An enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this position.
For further information about this vacancy and the University, please visit: www.richmond.ac.uk
Closing date: Sunday, 13 August 2017.
Please submit an application online at http://careers.richmond.ac.uk/ ensuring you upload a current CV and covering letter, together with details of three recent work-related referees.
Please note that while submitted applications will be acknowledged, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.