Salary: £33,966 to £38,205 per annum Fixed Term End Date: 01/06/2024 Closing Date: Sunday 03 December 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: SO5294-23-252-R
We are currently seeking a dedicated professional to join our team of Student Support and Guidance Tutors (SSGTs) on a fixed term (maternity cover) basis. This role offers you the opportunity of making a genuine and tangible difference to the university and learning experience of our students.
SSGTs enhance student engagement and retention by providing non-judgmental, 1 on 1 help and support on a range of issues in-person and remotely via MS Teams. As well as sign posting to a range of centralised services you will be comfortable providing emotional support to students and advising on academic processes. You will be responsible for promoting your service to staff and students, including representing the service during welcome week and be a key link between the school and Student Operations and Support. As an SSGT you will be expected to log student enquiries and interactions on the SID online database.
As a member of the SSGT team you will be managed by the Student Wellbeing Team in the Student Operations and Support Department. The successful candidate will work with students in the School of Education at our Falmer campus.
This is a full time fixed term maternity cover position and the expected end date of the fixed term contract is June 2024.
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The University is committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive environment for all staff regardless of age, disability, family or caring responsibilities, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief (including non-belief), sex and sexual orientation. We embrace equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment and are committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive community. We particularly encourage applicants from Minority Ethnic backgrounds because the University is under-represented by Minority Ethnic staff.
For the vast majority of our roles, we operate an agile working system with time split between working on campus and at the employee's home. It is the University's expectation that home working will take place within the UK.
Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.