Head of Student Support

Updated: 23 days ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Apr 2021

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Science, School of History, Classics and Archaeology Open-ended full-time contract (35 hours per week)

The Head of Student Support will have strategic oversight and responsibility for leading and coordinating projects relating to the enhancement of undergraduate student support and experience across the School of History, Classics and Archaeology. Working in close collaboration with academic and professional services staff, they will be one of the key senior members of staff responsible for delivering student support services which are both excellent and responsive to change. The post holder has direct line management of the School’s Student Support team, and overall responsibility for delivery of HCA’s Student Support Service.

The ideal candidate will possess: 

  • A passion for outstanding student support;
  • Experience of leading a team;
  • Knowledge of UK HE policy context in relation to student experience and welfare
  • A high degree of professionalism and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A proven track record in collaborative working.

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As a valued member of our team you can expect:

An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

Interview date to be confirmed.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages

The University may be able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. This will depend on a number of factors specific to the successful applicant.


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