Employability and Student Experience Administrator

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1405847

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an Employability and Student Experience Administrator based in Belfast.

Employability and Student Experience Administrator

Ref: 19/107402

School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics (HAPP)

Queen’s University Belfast is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, with a distinguished heritage and history. With over 24,000 students, 3,700 staff and an annual turnover of some £300m, Queen’s University Belfast plays a unique leadership role in Northern Ireland. As a member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Queen’s University Belfast combines excellence in research and education with a student centred ethos.

Reporting to the School Manager, the Employability and Student Experience Administrator plays a key role in supporting the School’s Directors of Education and Internationalisation in enhancing the learning experience of students in the School and in developing opportunities to support student employability. 

The post-holder will generate and sustain quality placement and internship opportunities, initiating and maintaining relationships between the School and employers, and providing support and guidance to students for work-related opportunities.  The Employability and Student Experience Administrator will also provide coherence between the academic and pastoral support provided to students, delivering essential information in engaging ways, and creating a positive experience for students at each step of their University career. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • A primary or higher degree.
  • A minimum of three years’ relevant experience in the following: working in a student- and/or employer-facing role, sourcing, developing and managing placement provision, building relationships with employers and other relevant stakeholders in the development of student employability , experience of working in the education/training sector.
  • Ability to demonstrate awareness of the needs of HE students at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including international students.
  • Cultural sensitivity to deal appropriately with international organisations and individuals.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills in order to establish effective working relationships with a wide range of students, colleagues, and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to produce and analyse information to inform complex management decisions, solve problems and provide sound advice and guidance.
  • Supervisory or line management experience.
  • Evidence of managing a budget.
  • Strong influencing, negotiating and facilitating skills.
  • Excellent IT skills with a good working knowledge of MS Office packages.

Anticipated interview date: Thursday 30 May 2019

Salary scale: £33,199 to £39,610 per annum (potential to progress to £43,266 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution)

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Closing date: Monday 6 May 2019