International Relations Coordinator (0.5 FTE) (KW11568)

University of Bath
April 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:£25,138
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Contract Type:Open-ended
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Job title International Relations Coordinator (0.5 FTE)

Department School of Management

Salary Starting from £25,138, rising to £28,759 pro rata per annum

Grade Grade 5

Contract Type Part Time, Open Ended

Placed on Monday 01 April 2024

Closing date Monday 15 April 2024

Interview date Wednesday 24 April 2024

Reference KW11568


About the role

This post-holder will form part of the School's team for delivery of international experience to students, sitting within the Employability team. The main duties of this role will be informed by developments in the international strategy, requiring the post-holder to show significant flexibility and adaptability with regard to proportion of time spent on specific duties.

The role has responsibility for all aspects of administrative support for outgoing and incoming student exchanges on the School's undergraduate programmes, ensuring that services are efficient, effective and adapt to changing circumstances. The team work together, developing common systems and processes standardised on best practice and ensuring that University regulations and procedures are adhered to.

This is a busy and varied role which requires the post-holder to communicate persuasively and tactfully with academic staff, to ensure cooperation and compliance with milestones in the academic year. The post-holder will also maintain regular communication with students which may include matters of confidentiality. Therefore, they will need to have excellent communication and organisational skills, demonstrate a good use of initiative and be able to interpret and apply complex information. They will also need excellent attention to detail.

The post-holder must be able to work to tight deadlines on their own initiative, and to learn new systems and procedures rapidly.

For an informal discussion, please contact Clare Woolfe, International Relations Manager on [email protected]

Further information about the School's International Exchange scheme can be found on our website, for example:

International Exchange Programme

Study abroad during your School of Management undergraduate degree (

Experience & Knowledge:

  • Substantial experience in an administrative support role preferably with experience of student administration or equivalent experience working in a busy office in an administrative role
  • Experience and sensitivity of working with people from a wide range of cultures
  • Experience of liaising/negotiating and working with a range of staff
  • Experience of working with young adults
  • Skills:

  • Knowledge at intermediate level of at least one foreign language
  • Excellent IT skills and experience of using databases and producing reports
  • Ability to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with a wide variety of people
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills, the ability to use Power Point effectively and to present to a range of audiences large and small
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Information management skills including a high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Capacity to manage and prioritise a high workload, often working to tight deadlines
  • Attributes:

  • Adaptable and flexible, with the ability to learn new skills quickly
  • Must be a team player and be able to negotiate and consult with all those engaged with an international activity
  • Ability to work independently, be proactive and able to use initiative
  • Must be able to work to Legal and University Quality Assurance requirements
  • Competent, conscientious and motivated with a methodical approach to work
  • Customer focused, with proven ability in improving customer service
  • 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.
  • Find out more about our benefits.

    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.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification

  • Terms of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

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