MSC / LLM Academic Support Tutor Aston Business School Location: Aston University Main Campus
Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 per annum Grade: Grade 08 Contract Type: Fixed Term (12 months)
Basis: Full Time Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Friday 01 December 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0728-23 Release Date: Friday 17 November 2023
Aston Business School will be a global leader in bridging the world of intellectual discovery and the practical needs of enterprises and the professions. Our goal is to enhance enterprise and enterprises. We develop individuals to perform better within enterprises and the professions, and to create successful new ventures. We support business leaders in enhancing their organisation's performance and growth. We advise policy-makers on ways to improve society and the economy. Our research creates new knowledge that furthers these aspirations. It is our particular aim to ensure that the opportunities we create are made available to all members of our society.
Aston has been a leading university for graduate employment success for over 25 years. Our close and established links with business, the public sector and the professions ensure that our career focussed degree programmes are inspiring, challenging and constantly updated to equip students with essential work-related skills and experiences.
The Aston Global Advantage is our professional development programme and an integrated module that runs throughout all MSc and LLM courses at Aston Business School. The programme equips students, many of whom are international students, with transferable skills and relevant experiences for the workplace, giving them a competitive edge in the job market, or for when starting a business. Flexible and personalised, this programme can be tailored to students' career aspirations, development needs, or existing professional experience.
The team of MSc / LLM Academic Support Tutors will support our postgraduate students to navigate their course requirements by providing pastoral and academic guidance. Coaches will work predominantly from within the Aston Global Advantage, providing regular contact for students to support the development of employability skills and team-working competences. They will support the teaching team to deliver careers and transferable skills sessions and will act as personal tutors for students, to enrich the overall student experience at Aston. Coaches with level 7 academic qualifications will also supervise Master's dissertation students and assist with assessment of coursework.
You will be a true people-centric professional and have the ability to provide exceptional support to our international and UK students. You will work with the Aston Global Advantage teaching and careers support teams to deliver a variety of learning activities. Committed to excellent teaching and outstanding student support, you will also be able to add to our business and community engagement work. You will need either an undergraduate degree (for grade 7), a masters or postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject discipline (for Grade 8), or a recognised coaching / counselling qualification, or you will have significant practical experience of supporting students through training, coaching and related activities.
What we offer:
This post is offered on a fixed term basis of 12 months or until postholder returns, whichever is sooner.Further details: Job Details University Information
Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https: // www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston
We recognise the value of flexible working. Please contact the recruiting manager to discuss what flexible working options are available for particular roles.
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MSC / LLM Academic Support Tutor (0728-23)
November 18, 2023
December 01, 2023
Business and Economics
About the employer
Aston University is a leading public research university in the UK. Established in 1966, The university campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the center of Birmingham. Aston University is an internationally acknowledged center for education and research endeavor. The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate, apprenticeship, foundation, and executive programs across disciplines. It also offers arrays of online courses. All the programs offered at the university are designed corresponding to the trends and demands of the industry and business globally.
The various faculties and schools of the university include Engineering & Applied Science, Aston Graduate School, Languages & Social Sciences, Aston Business School, Life & Health Sciences, and Aston Medical School. The team of faculty of Aston University comprises highly qualified professors as well as experts from respective industries. Modern tools and logical approaches like case studies are adopted in teaching methodologies. Besides theoretical sessions, the university gives emphasis on the practical training of students. Skill development programs are carried out to inculcate dexterity for leading-edge technologies among students.
Aston University boasts a world-class infrastructure at the campus offering the finest learning experience. There are hi-tech laboratories, libraries, studios, and IT centers, and seminar halls at the campus supporting an environment for advanced knowledge. Aston University is a hub for world-leading research initiatives. To undertake the highest quality of research, the university has established advanced research centers. 78% of the research has been evaluated ‘World-leading’ by Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. The university has teamed up with universities and research institutes across the world for knowledge sharing and collaborative research initiatives. Further, the university maintains partnerships with the industry for sponsored research programs.
Aston is a university of global repute. Students across the world come to study at a prestigious university. The university considers all the aspects of students. It provides counseling, medical, legal (VISA and other), and other services to students. There are indoor and outdoor sports arenas, fitness centers, swimming pools, cafeterias, banks, and other facilities at the campus.
The university offers modern accommodation facilities to students. There are various student clubs at the university that organizes sports meets, music fests, dance competitions, literary fest, art exhibitions, and other events. All these events comprise cross-disciplinary participation that helps to build team spirits among students. Aston University offers various scholarships and study loans to students so that all can have access to education beyond any financial barrier. Aston University maintains a high record of placements. Students passing from the university are recruited by leading companies with high remuneration packages.