University of Exeter

University of Exeter

Education Support Advisor (Degree Apprenticeships)

Job details

Job reference

T53589

Date posted

10/05/2024

Application closing date

26/05/2024

Location

Exeter (Hybrid)

Salary

The starting salary will be from £32,332 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.

Package

Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

Contractual hours

36.5

Basis

Full-time

Job category/type

Admin, Professional, Managerial

Attachments

T53589 Job Description.pdf
Education Support Advisor (Degree Apprenticeships)

Job description

Education and Academic Services

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

This new full – time post is available from the 8th of July 2024 until the 23rd of May 2025 on a fixed term basis.

Summary of the role

The EAS directorate provides all the key administration and education support activities that underpin the student experience from Fresher's week to Graduation. This role is within the Education Support Team which provides the core and critical operational support for teaching administration and support for delivery of taught undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

About the role

This role offers an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual with the ability to work under their own initiative and with a keen interest in providing excellent customer service to both young school leavers and senior employer partners. The role will have primary responsibility for the operational delivery of the recruitment process in support of a major degree apprenticeship employer partner.

Additionally, the post will specifically support tasks for our Degree Apprenticeship programmes and will be embedded within the Degree Apprenticeships Support Team. However, flexibility is expected of Education Support Administrators across the service and role-holders are asked to assist across different programme types if required.

About you

You will be expected to provide specialist recruitment and administrative support and act as a first/named point of contact for internal and external stakeholders. You will work effectively and flexibly within a wider administrative team in a busy environment to deliver an excellent, customer focused and seamless service. You will promote the consistent and correct application of processes, systems and codes of practice ensuring compliance with internal and external regulation.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Ranking 2024). We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, achieving a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2023, underpinned by Gold ratings for Student Experience and Student Outcomes.

Our world-leading research impact has grown more than any other Russell Group university in recent years, and we are home to some of the world's most influential researchers, seeking to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99 percent of our research is of international quality and 47 percent is world-leading (2021 Research Excellence Framework).

We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City

We are proud signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant and welcome applications from service people.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

We are committed to ensuring reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.

Benefits

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Sarah Niles, [email protected]

    Job details

    Title

    Education Support Advisor (Degree Apprenticeships)

    Employer

    University of Exeter

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 26, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Education

    About the employer

    The University of Exeter is a public university that focuses on research. It was established in the year 1955. In 1851, it was first formed as Schools of Science and Art. In 1900, its name was then changed to the Royal Albert Memorial College which later converted into a university college of the southwest in the year 1922. And finally, it received its authorization in 1955 as the University of Exeter.

    The university is a part of the Russell Group which contains the top research-intensive universities of United Kingdom and has a total of 3 campuses. Out of all 3, Streatham is the largest campus by area as it contains most of the university's executive buildings.

    Also, it is considered as one of the most beautiful buildings in the nation. Moreover, the Penryn campus is associated with Falmouth University as per a combined initiative.

    The University has more than 25,263 student population who are coming from over 130 different nations. The university organizes its educational and administrative departments into 6 scholastic colleges. There are many research centres and institutes inside the campus. There are more than 200 student societies including creative writing, theatre club, Socialist Students societies, Poker Society and Conservative Future society. The university maintains an athletic union which is responsible for organizing and administrating all the sports activities fairly and actively. The union governs more than 50 sports clubs which have around 5,000 students.

    The university has a great alumni base and actively connects with more than 125,000 alumni in 183 countries across the world. The graduates have been working in different fields. From globally known business leaders and lawyers to inspiring leaders and teachers to highly praised members of the press and artists, this university has proudly touched the lives of its alumni. Some of the much-known alumni of the university are J.K. Rowling (author- famous for Harry Potter series), Ameenah Gurib (Mauritius's 6th President) and Abdullah Gül (Turkey's 11th President).

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