International Student Advisor

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1419355

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for International Student Advisor based in Belfast.

International Student Advisor

Ref: 19/107546

Queen’s Management School

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 International Student Advisor will perform a critical role in supporting the School’s Director of Undergraduate and Director of Postgraduate Studies to enhance the learning experience of international students in the School of Management. With a focus on engaging with students to ensure they have the support, guidance, and high quality information they need to succeed, the International Student Advisor will help deliver programmes that improve student experience and deliver essential information in engaging ways.

This role is key to providing coherence between the academic and pastoral support provided to international students with the objective of creating a positive experience at each step of their University career, the post holder is therefore responsible for providing authoritative advice and guidance around improving the international student experience and ensuring that students are appropriately supported throughout their journey to graduation and beyond.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Degree or equivalent qualification and a minimum of 3 years recent relevant experience in a student facing role.
  • TEFLI level certificate in ELT/TESOL – CELTA or equivalent
  • Relevant experience of working with International Students.
  • Demonstrable ability to produce and analyse information to inform complex management decisions, solve problems and provide sound advice and guidance.
  • Supervisory or line management experience.
  • Experience of creating, maintaining and use of IT for preparation of reports.
  • Ability to produce accurate work, under pressure and within agreed deadlines.
  • Demonstrable interest in working with Higher Education students and international students and awareness of the needs of this group.

Further information about the School can be found on out website.

Anticipated interview date: Tuesday 30 July 2019

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

To Apply please click the APPLY NOW button below to be directed to our website.

Closing date: Monday 1 July 2019

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit.  It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability