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Student Support and Advice Officer x 2

Student and Academic Services
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
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25,482 - 31,302 a year
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Role Description

Applications are offered for these two new full time posts, which will focus on improving access to, success in and progression from higher education for students from under-represented groups. The post holders will join a team working collaboratively to develop and deliver initiatives to ensure effective support for students across the wider University. The team will work collaboratively to support the delivery of our Access and Participation Plan, agreed with the Office for Students. Working with target student groups, the role is critical to delivering and enabling widening access to a range of advice and support. It will address specific needs by developing and delivering interventions that support retention and academic success.

You will enjoy working with people in a dynamic service operating in a collaborative and fast moving environment.  You will be flexible and innovative in approach and have a good understanding of the needs of and challenges facing students from under-represented student groups in HE as well as the ability to deal confidently with sensitive situations. If you are an excellent communicator, committed to improving student experience with experience in working collaboratively with others to develop and implement successful projects and solve problems, we would love to hear from you. Experience in student engagement, widening participation and/or student advice will be an advantage.

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The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

      Athena Swan Bronze               

A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork



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