Student Development Officer (2 Positions)

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 May 2022

Location: Aston University Main Campus

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 27 May 2022

Interview Date: Friday 17 June 2022

An opportunity has arisen for two highly motivated individuals to join our Postgraduate Student Development team.  

You will be responsible for providing full and comprehensive administrative support for all international aspects of the Postgraduate degree programmes together with the organisation of professional development activities to enhance student employability. This will involve liaison with Partner Institutions regarding incoming exchanges and study abroad opportunities and liaison with employers and the Careers and Placement team regarding employment opportunities for Postgraduate Students as part of the Aston Global Advantage Professional Development Programme.

Educated to Degree level or equivalent, with at least a Grade C in GCSE Maths and English, you will have experience of developing and managing relationships with external clients or partners in an international context, ideally within the Higher Education sector.  You will also have experience in a customer focused role within a multicultural environment.  Excellent written and verbal skills are essential for the role, along with the ability to work without close supervision.  Experience of working with the SITS database is also desirable.

For informal discussions relating to this post please contact Elsa Zenatti-Daniels, Student Development Lead on e.f.zenatti@aston.ac.uk

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered.

Further details:   Job Details      University Information   


Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We are committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter http://www.ecu.ac.uk/equality-charter-marks/athena-swan/ , recognised by a silver award, and we are a Disability Confident Employer Level 2. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

If you require the job details document or an application form in an alternative format please contact the recruitment team at recruitment@aston.ac.uk


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