Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Apprenticeship Coordinator

United Kingdom

Closing in 11 days

Apprenticeship Coordinator Business Engagement

Location: Stoke Campus Salary: £23,700 to £26,444 Per Annum Full Time Fixed Term Until 31/07/2024 Release Date: Monday 25 March 2024 Closing Date: Open until filled Reference: BE38-24-R2

About the role

Staffordshire University is currently one of the largest providers of degree apprenticeships with work-integrated learning central to the university's vision for next generation education, experience, and engagement.

This is an exciting opportunity for an Apprenticeship Coordinator acting as the first contact point in the provision of a professional operational and administrative support service to ensure the effective development and delivery of apprenticeships within Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) contract rules. The post holder will provide support to ensure data about employers sponsoring apprentices is accurately sourced, entered and maintained to ensure funding is allocated by the ESFA.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide effective and efficient administrative and operations coordination support to the Apprenticeships team to ensure effective monitoring and delivery of apprenticeships contracts.
  • Support the Apprenticeships Officers and Management team to track and monitor apprenticeships.
  • Guided by the Apprenticeship Officer, undertake data look up and entry activities to ensure all data for apprentices is accurately reported.
  • To be proficient in interpreting and manipulating spreadsheet data and producing spreadsheets where appropriate.
  • Provide support with the production of accurate and detailed reports, project updates and evidence to meet audit requirements, adhering to deadlines set by external funding bodies and consortium partners.
  • To liaise with the external stakeholders on administration issues in order to maintain a positive working relationship.
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as determined by the Apprenticeship Officer or member of the Management Team.
  • Contact For Informal Discussion

    Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Joe Tilstone [email protected]

    This post is for a fixed term contract until 31 July 2024.

    Should you be interested in this position. Please apply by uploading a copy of your CV on our website

    Who is Staffordshire University?

    Staffordshire University is an award winning, teaching-intensive and research- inspired university with a focus on work integrated learning, digital innovation and enterprise engagement. With over 100 years' experience, we are a successful, confident and ambitious modern university, with a foundational purpose of providing higher and applied learning opportunities relevant to our region and beyond.

    Spread across three main campuses in Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford and London, our future-focused courses and next-level teaching ensure our students can unlock the potential the world needs now to support better futures.

    This is a key reason why we are ranked 2nd in the UK for quality education (Sustainable Development Goal 4, THE Impact Rankings 2023) and why we're in the top 10 of UK universities for career prospects (WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2023).

    As a university it is important that we are at the forefront of research, delivering impact across the globe and informing how and what we teach. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, 87% of our research impact is recognised as “outstanding” or “very considerable”, demonstrating how we continue to push further to create a better tomorrow for our local and global communities.

    When you join Staffordshire University, you join a highly supportive, supportive, boundary-pushing culture where insight and innovation is celebrated, expertise is valued, and excellence is rewarded. We can't wait to see the contribution that you make to the continued growth and success of the Institution.

    Rewards and Benefits

    In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

    • Competitive incremental rates of Pay • 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days • Excellent Pension Scheme • Access to continued professional and personal development • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

    At Staffordshire University, we believe that every student and staff member needs to be carbon literate if we are to help tackle the climate emergency and achieve our One Planet Pledge of carbon neutrality by 2030, and we are proud of our Bronze Carbon Literacy Award status. As part of our ongoing commitment we particularly encourage applications from candidates who have already completed carbon literacy training, or are prepared to undertake this training as part of their ongoing professional development.

    We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

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  • Person Specification
  • Job Description
  • Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

    We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

    Job details

    Title

    Apprenticeship Coordinator

    Employer

    Staffordshire University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    March 26, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 25, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics,Education

    About the employer

    Established in 1914, Staffordshire University is a government university offering various undergraduate, graduate, professional, and distance learning programs. The university is divided into six academic departments, including computing and digital technologies, creative arts and Engineering, Health and Social Care, Law, policing & forensics, Staffordshire Business School and life sciences, and education.

    In the year 1988, the institution changed its name to Staffordshire Polytechnic, and in 1992, it officially became Staffordshire University. The university raises funds to foster a better, safer, and healthier society.

    Equipped with the latest technologies and student-friendly amenities, the campus of this university offers a range of activities and a supportive environment. Presently, the university has one main campus called Stroke-on-Tent Campus and two different centers, namely Stafford Centre of Excellence and Shrewsbury Centre of Excellence. The main campus of the university is easily accessible as it is located near the city. The campus has well-connected transportation facilities and libraries that open 24/7 during critical times of the academic year. The Stafford Centre of Excellence has the latest technologies and equipment to support health care learning. Additionally, the Shrewsbury Centre of Excellence located within the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital has clinical training facilities and the clinical simulation suite.

    Staffordshire University owns Unitemps, which is the official recruiting agency of the institute. It was formed to help businesses recruit talent from the university. It also provides internship opportunities and short-term shift employment services. Over 90% of the recruiters at the university choose to take their interns on as full-time employees. Additionally, internship services offered by Unitemps are divided into Graduate Internship services and Student Internships. To support the financial needs of students, the university grants several funds and allowances. Some of these funds are the Exceptional Learning Support Fund, the Hardship Fund, and the Student Experience Fund.

    Home to many notable alumni who are now leading successful careers, Staffordshire University has produced many exceptional leaders and pioneers. The list of prominent alumni of this university is endless and includes names like famous football player Jermaine Allen, artist Alex Frost, Tabloid journalist Emma Jones, Studio potter David Leach and poet Ian McMillan. The university has an online portal named The Staffordshire University Alumni Online, which connects all alumni with the university. It also has an alumni magazine called Horizon, which features famous success stories.

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