To apply for this role you must be a current employee at the University of Leeds
Salary: Grade 6 (£28,762 – £34,308 p.a. depending on experience)
This role will be based on the university campus, with scope for it to be undertaken in a hybrid manner. We are also open to discussing flexible working arrangements.
Do you want to play a key role in supporting the success of students at Leeds? Do you have attention to detail and experience of analysing quantitative data to understand trends?
The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world. We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities. Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.
This role is intended to maximise student success amongst students from a wide range of backgrounds - particularly amongst students at risk of non-continuation and lower than expected degree attainment.
The Student Success Officer will identify students using learner analytics and other tools. They will liaise with key stakeholders to help achieve the best possible outcomes.
This work will involve provision of activities, from induction onwards but also liaison with academic and professional staff within the faculty and more widely, to help ensure that University staff, activities and processes are supportive of groups at risk including those from widening participation backgrounds.
You will be expected to robustly evaluate and report on the impact of support delivered to understand the outcome of the work and to ensure that it is appropriately targeted and delivered.
In addition, you may provide information to students, signposting existing support mechanisms as appropriate. This post will be one of a number across the institution and will be part of a formal network of support officers.
What we offer in return26 days holiday plus 16.5 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s over 40 days a year!Generous pension scheme options plus life assurance;Health and Wellbeing: Discounted staff membership options at The Edge, our state-of-the-art Campus gym, with a pool, sauna, climbing wall, cycle circuit, and sports halls;Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team, and self-development courses including languages, Creative Writing, Wellbeing Therapies and more;Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
And much more!
To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:
Sarah Hearfield, Student Success Project Manager/Plus Programme Manager
Previous applicants need not apply
Closing Date: 08 Jan 2023
Section: Administrative and Clerical Support
Salary: £28,762 to £34,308 p.a.