Education Support Assistant

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Exeter, ENGLAND
Deadline: 02 Dec 2021

Education and Student Support

This part-time (0.4 FTE) post is available immediately on a permanent basis.

About the role

Working as part of the Education and Student Support team, this post will be based within the Education Support team based at the Queens Hub on the Streatham campus.

All staff within Education Services are expected to work on-campus as well as from home, on a rota basis. All new external appointments will be asked to work from campus for up to 4 days per week, whilst training is completed.

The position of Education Support Assistant offers an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop their career as an administration and customer services professional. The University is looking for dynamic and committed individuals who have the required experience and skills to join our busy student facing teams. 

Working as part of a cross-College team you will provide advice, guidance and administrative support to students and staff in all matters relating to our taught programmes of study at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The available posts will have responsibilities that will need to be flexible across the service and the post may be deployed to provide support at other Information Point locations within the University.

About you

You will have experience of working flexibly both as part of a team and independently, to deliver an outstanding customer service experience. You will have excellent customer service skills and experience of administration work, as well as experience of working in a culture of change and growth.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment above.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017.

Our research income in recent years means we’re the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world’s most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. 98% of our research is of international quality (2014 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Exeter is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City . In 2019, Devon was voted as having the best quality of life of anywhere in England and Wales, making it a popular choice for both work and study.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Benefits

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 31 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus’ and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England

Further Information

For further informal enquiries, please contact Gwen Morris on G.Morris@exeter.ac.uk .


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