Student Employment Support Officer (Mentoring)

University of Exeter
February 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:£24,948
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Exeter (Hybrid)


Salary will be £24,948 pro rata (£14,969) per annum on Grade D, subject to knowledge, skills and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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Student Employment Support Officer (Mentoring)

Job description

Education and Academic Services

This part-time post (0.6 FTE, 21 hours per week) is available immediately until the end of February 2024.

This role offers the opportunity for hybrid working and flexible hours, ideally Monday-Wednesday but other options can be considered.

Summary of the role

The Student Employability and Academic Success Team are looking for an organised individual to cover maternity leave until February 2024, working with two colleagues to coordinate the university's Career Mentor Scheme and its Ask An Alum scheme. You will support a range of stakeholders including students (mentees), alumni and professionals (mentors) to provide a quality service that ensures the smooth running of the schemes. You will need to be confident using Excel and communicating with others to provide essential updates. In return, you will get to develop your skills and experience in project management, using web-based systems, and working with a range of people to provide an employability service to students and employers.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022).

Our research income in recent years means we're the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world's most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today through this. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world-leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. Read about our world leading research – Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO Creative City.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    Please contact Andrea Hodges, [email protected] or (01392) 722617

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