Student Enterprise Coach
Application closing date
Management and Specialist grade 6 from £33966 to £44263 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.
We are currently looking for a Student Enterprise Coach to join our amazing team. Our Student Enterprise team is responsible for developing entrepreneurial skills and student start-up businesses as part of the Loughborough Enterprise Network (LEN) which sits within our Student Services Department. Student Services provides a wide range of advice, guidance, and support services, events and activities for students, graduates, and other stakeholders.
The University ambition is to provide all students with a life-shaping experience and the support required to maximise their graduate outcomes through the creation of meaningful skill development opportunities. You'll support this day to day by working directly with students, staff and student/ graduate businesses. Therefore, you'll need to be comfortable talking to students, staff and partners, delivering training events and organising other activities both autonomously as well as within the team.
You will also work closely with the LEN team, leading on LEN activities in our London campus whilst being based at Loughborough. You will support students as they begin their entrepreneurial journey delivering workshops and offering coaching and business advice. Our workshops although in person may also be delivered virtually, experience of IT systems is beneficial, including data collection. LEN's objectives fit across our many spaces on campus which, as well as Loughborough London, include collaborating with Loughborough Students Union (LSU) and LUinc.
When asked to describe working in this team a colleague said “Working for LEN is a thrilling journey where the dynamic team and impactful projects create an exciting atmosphere. Each day brings new opportunities and the ability to be creative and collaborative!”
We welcome applications from all and are committed to diversity and inclusion in the way we manage recruitment and how we work with colleagues and students at Loughborough University. We'll expect you to be committed too.
In return, we can offer you a supportive and friendly environment with lots of opportunities to learn and develop your personal and professional skills. Our benefits include:
Hybrid working – we typically expect our team to be in the office 3 days per week Good annual leave allowance 20+ (Plus Bank Holidays & additional University closure days) Competitive pension schemes Fantastic range of sports and gym facilities with discounted rates for staff Great opportunities for CPD A range of childcare support initiatives and benefits including childcare vouchers, on-site nursery, and holiday play schemes Family friendly inclusive employment policies Bupa Cash Plan (100 scheme) Employee Assistant Programme Season ticket loan scheme On campus parking with charging points for electric vehicles
If you want to find out more, please contact Emma Bishop, Student Enterprise Manager [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you.
Closing Date for applications – Friday 8th March 2024
Interview Date – Wednesday 10th April 2024
For more information refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.