Adviser Gateway & User Experience - Gateway Services Location: Epsom

Salary: £23,700 to £25,138 per annum pro rata Part time, 18 hours per week, 3 days Closing Date: Wednesday 06 March 2024 Interview Date: Friday 15 March 2024 Reference: 24-AAAA1482K-0011-1

Applications are invited for an enthusiastic and imaginative Gateway Adviser to work in our busy and vibrant Library & Student Services dept which provides support for students and staff on the Epsom campus.

The post provides first line help for students and staff in gaining access to a range of specialist support services including Advice and Finance, Disability & SpLD and Research and Academic Skills as well as locating and using the library resources, facilities, equipment and technology.

You should have experience of working in a customer facing environment, preferably a busy academic library or support services environment. Effective interpersonal and communication skills and excellent customer service skills are essential. You should also be a competent and confident IT user. Knowledge of online information would be an advantage.

We are looking for someone who will take ownership of enquiries and respond effectively under pressure, who demonstrates initiative and flexibility and liaises effectively with staff, students and colleagues. Equally important are the ability to innovate and collaborate as part of a team, use initiative, demonstrate flexibility and display attention to detail. Being prepared to use new skills and undertake staff development as appropriate, especially in the area of new technology are essential.

Hours of work are:

Monday-Wednesday 10am-17.00pm

The actual salary for this role is £11,768- £12,482 per annum.

For an informal conversation regarding the role please contact Hilary Wicks, Gateway Services Manager , Gateway Services at [email protected] and 01372 202461.

At UCA, creativity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. Our legacy of educating eager and passionate artists, makers and thinkers runs back almost 160 years, and today we're helping shape a global future that supports and nourishes talent worldwide.

Our campuses across Surrey and Kent are vibrant communities, each specialising in different areas of the creative industries. We are also home to a thriving research hub, with academic experts and fellows leading the way in research on sustainability, design, textiles, animation, history and culture, and more.

Are you ready to share your passion for creativity with the next generation of innovators? If so, we want to hear from you.

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    Job details

    Title

    Adviser

    Employer

    University for the Creative Arts

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 06, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Arts and Culture,Computer Science

    About the employer

    The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is for specialists like you, looking for a career in the Creative Industries. Courses span Arts, Business and Technology with subjects from Acting & Performance to Virtual & Immersive Reality – with plenty in between.

    Campuses are located across the South East of England in Surrey and Kent and provide creative spaces where you’ll have the freedom to express yourself alongside like-minded individuals and groups.

    Many courses encourage and support work experience within your chosen creative industry and even offer the chance for you to study abroad for a year. With all of this at your fingertips, and the ability to work collaboratively on your projects with other courses, UCA has everything to help you prepare for life after your qualification. Offering Pre-Degree, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses, UCA has a unique atmosphere built over 160 years.

    UCA’s academics come from all walks of life with a huge variety of experience in the creative sector. This will give you the confidence that you’ll not only learn more about your chosen creative subject but be ready to take on the world when you leave.

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