International Student Adviser

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 05 Feb 2020

The directorate of Academic and Student Administration is currently recruiting for an International Student Adviser to join their team. This is a part-time post of 27.75 hours per week, for a fixed term duration of 10 months.

As International Student Adviser you will be:

  • Provide specialist immigration advice and guidance to applicants, students and their dependents in line with the Office of Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC level 2), and in accordance with the terms of the University's Sponsor License
  • Support University staff with complex queries that relate to non UK students
  • Deliver induction activities, including the meet and greet service, workshops and events as part of an integrated support service for international students. .

You should have:

  • An undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Experience of working in role in an education setting that requires an understanding and interpretation of Tier 4 of the Points Based Immigration System
  • Experience of working with international students in an advisory capacity
  • Experience of working in, and addressing the needs of a multi-cultural environment
  • Experience of providing face to face advice to students which involves sensitive listening and questioning skills and exploring options and implications so that informed decisions can be made

You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (14.7% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document 'All about Brookes' below.

CV and Personal Statement:
As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 19th February 2020.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

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