MAP Student Advisor

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Mar 2023

The Role

Maynooth University is committed to a strategy in which the primary University goals of excellent research and scholarship and outstanding education are interlinked and equally valued.

We are seeking two MAP Student Advisors. Reporting to the Maynooth University Access Programme (MAP) Student Advisory Manager, MAP Student Advisors are responsible for supporting the access, retention, and success of students that have low participation in Higher Education (HE). The role involves working with key stakeholders, both internally and externally, assessing, delivering, and coordinating, a broad range of inclusive enabling academic supports for access students at Maynooth University.

The MAP Student Advisor role involves working with all underrepresented groups, including but not limited to students from socio-economically disadvantaged areas, mature students, further education award holders, lone parents, refugees and protection applicants, care-experienced students, students with disabilities and Traveller and Roma students studying at the university.

The MAP Student Advisor works on a one-to-one and/or group basis with students on academic, personal and financial issues and will also refer and signpost students to other internal and external services. He/she/they also participate in and contribute to the MAP Advisory Service and to relevant areas of MAP strategic and operational planning and delivery.

MAP Student Advisors are based in a consolidated Student Advisory Service and are part of a broader team which includes outreach and student support professionals, technical, clinical, and administrative staff.

Administrative Officer II (2022)Salary Scale:              €41,317 – €59,152 p.a.  pro rata (9 points)

Appointments will be made in accordance with public sector pay provisions.

Closing Date:

23:30hrs (local Irish time) on Sunday, 5th  March 2023.

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified above. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Maynooth University is an equal opportunities employer

The position is subject to the Statutes of the University

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