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Professional Skills Academic Tutor and Supervisor

York Management School
26,341 - 32,344 per year, reduced pro-rata for part-time working
Grade 5
Contract status
Fixed term
Hours of work
Based at
University of York campus (with some remote working options available)
Interview date
To be confirmed
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Role Description

We are looking for Professional Skills Academic Tutors and Supervisors who can support students in their professional skills enhancement journey across the School of Business and Society’s taught management programmes These include programmes in fields such as accounting and finance, international management, marketing, human resource management and general management.. You will support our academic staff by communicating on a one-to-one basis with our students, many of whom come to York from around the world, to ensure that they are adequately supported to acheive their full potential.  This is a vital role for us as it facilitates student engagement while ensuring that we know how students are progressing on their learning journeys, while instilling in students a sense of responsibility for their ongoing professional development. 


The main purpose of the role is to provide one to one academic supervision to our PGT students and other supervision and skills training roles as required (academic supervision meetings are a University compulsory requirement for every student to have at least once per term (non-UK students (Tier 4 visa) are usually required to have two per term).  The role holders will work alongside academic and writing skills tutors to provide comprehensive skills development support to our students.   Overall the ability to work on your own flexibly and on your own initiative with minimal supervision is essential.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to work confidently and accurately with little supervision
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to work confidently and accurately with little supervision
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening communication skills
  • Professional, helpful and approachable attitude with a diplomatic, confident and efficient manner
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Experience of working with people from diverse/international backgrounds
  • Experience of working with confidential information
  • Degree or equivalent, an appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification would be advantageous

Interview date: TBC – August 2022

For informal enquiries: please contact (Diane Atkinson) on (

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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