Placements Administrator

Placements Administrator

Job Description

  • Permanent
  • Bath, UK
  • £25138 - £28759 per annum UK / Year

Job title
Placements Administrator

Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Starting from £25,138, rising to £28,759

Contract Type
Full Time, Fixed Term

Closing date
Thursday 01 February 2024

We are looking for a motivated individual to join our busy team within the Faculty Placements Office, supporting students from subjects including Health, Education, and Languages.

About the role:

You will play a vital role in providing support to the Placements team, ensuring that services are efficient, effective and adapt to changing circumstances. You will act as a point of contact for undergraduate students, staff and employers, dealing with enquiries and providing guidance. You’ll communicate persuasively and tactfully with academic staff, placement providers and students, ensuring compliance with milestones throughout the placement.

This role may cover administration of both undergraduate and postgraduate placements, as well as that required for study abroad programmes.

For more information, the job description and person specification will be available when you apply. For an informal chat please get in touch with Victoria Maskell, Partnerships Manager, or Martin Gore, Placements Manager. Please ensure you submit your application through our website.

This position is offered on a full time, fixed term basis (to cover maternity) until January 2025 or the early return of the post-holder.

About you:

Our ideal candidate will have:

– Excellent organisational skills
– Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
– Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop good working relationships with staff, students and members of the public
– Ability to co-ordinate resources other than oneself (arrange events)
– A methodical and motivated approach to work
– Ability to handle confidential information with tact and discretion
– Ability to be adaptable and flexible and to learn new skills quickly
– Excellent IT skills
– The ability to demonstrate a good use of initiative, to multi-task and prioritise a high workload will also be highly valued.

About us:

Our teaching excellence and real-world experience encourage wider thinking. We help our students realise their potential and make a positive impact on society. We offer a diverse range of undergraduate courses covering economics, education, psychology, policy and languages. We also offer a variety of taught and research-based postgraduate courses, from master’s to doctorate qualifications. Learn more about our Faculty and its programmes on our website.

What we can offer you:

– a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
– generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
– we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
– an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
– a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
– a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan

We consider ourselves to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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