Student Engagement Assistant

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Birmingham, ENGLAND
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 18 Oct 2022

Location: Aston University Main Campus

Basis: Part Time (0.6 FTE, 21.9 hours per week)

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 18 October 2022

Interview Date: Wednesday 02 November 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Student Engagement Team within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS). The team work closely with students and colleagues across the University landscape to support the student experience within the College, addressing points for improvement, celebrating success and representing student voice.

Tasks will involve a level of administration and use of databases / systems therefore the role holder will need to be educated to a minimum of GCSE level (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics and ideally hold relevant / similar administrative experience. The ability to manage a varied workload with tight deadlines along with experience of dealing with a variety of stakeholder enquiries whilst delivering a high standard of customer service would be advantageous.

The role is line managed by the Student Engagement Officer who leads on all student engagement activity in the College. The Student Engagement Officer manages a team of Aston University students who are Student Experience Champions (SECs). The role holder will support the Student Engagement Officer by being a key contact for the SECs, assisting them in their student engagement project work.

A full breakdown of tasks and duties can be found in the job description.

Interviews will be conducted in person on Campus. If you have any questions relating to the position, you can contact Boohema Boohene, Student Engagement Officer in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, at b.boohene@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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