Placements Officer (Part Time) (KW11176)

University of Bath
November 30, 2023
Offerd Salary:£29,605
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Job title Placements Officer (Part Time)

Department School of Management

Salary Starting from £29,605, rising to £36,024 pro rata

Grade Grade 6

Placed on Tuesday 14 November 2023

Closing date Thursday 30 November 2023

Interview date Monday 11 December 2023

Reference KW11176


About the role:

As Placements Officer, you will form an integral part of the School of Management's Placements Team, supporting one or more discipline(s) as required. These programmes include a year spent on placement within a company during their third year. The post involves the organisation of the placement year for students in full-time work

You will ensure that services are efficient, effective and adapt to changing circumstances. Reporting to the School's Placements Manager, yourself and the wider team will work together under the guidance of the Head of Placements, Projects and International Studies. You will also work closely with other Undergraduate Placements Officers, Placements Administrators, plus the Director of Studies who will guide on academic issues.

The role involves:

  • Account-managing companies
  • Developing placement opportunities
  • Managing students and employer recruitment processes
  • Preparing students
  • Designing and delivering a professional development programme
  • Developing common systems and standardised processes on best practice
  • Ensuring that relevant country legislation, university regulations and procedures are adhered to
  • Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Ben Smith, Head of Placements, Projects & International Studies, [email protected]. However please ensure that you submit your application through the University of Bath website.

    About you:

    This is a busy and varied role involving daily communication with academic and professional services staff, students, and current/potential employers. You will need to have excellent organisational skills, demonstrate a good use of initiative, and have the ability to multi-task and prioritise. Diplomacy, tact and cultural awareness are key to developing strong links that will provide placements in the UK and around the world.

    About us:

    More information about the School of Management, its undergraduate courses and placement schemes can be found here:

    https:// www.

    https:// www.

    https: // www. management-work-placement/

    The University of Bath, School of Management is ranked among the top UK business schools, with a renowned reputation for business education and international research. The School of Management is seeking to appoint a part- time Placements Officer (0.8 FTE, 4 days per week).

    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 aim 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 and Conditions 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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