Student Engagement Officer (Maternity Cover), Exeter

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Exeter CollegeExeter

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Start date: March 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,834 - £25,417 per annum plus excellent benefits
Contract term: Fixed Term

We have an exciting opportunity to join our customer and student focussed Higher Education Department to lead our work in developing, supporting and engaging with the HE and Access to HE student community over the next 12 months. 

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic individual, who has excellent verbal, written and IT-based communication skills, as well as the ability to motivate and facilitate others to have a voice, problem solve and take action. Team leadership skills will also be important as the post-holder will manage a team of student representatives and ambassadors. 

Applicants should hold a university level qualification and have previous experience of working in an HE environment and/or with HE students, although teaching qualifications and experience are not required. As responsibilities of this outreach role include travel to remote sites not accessible by public transport, a full driving licence will be required. 

Exeter College is a dynamic and fast moving organisation with an outstanding professional reputation. Being an employee of the College is both challenging and rewarding. We appreciate our people create the results the College achieves so to reward our staff, we provide numerous employee benefits including:- 

- 28 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays and additional holiday allowance during the Christmas period)  

- A coordinated staff development programme designed to develop you both professionally, personally and positively contribute to your wellbeing  

- Local Government Pension Scheme  

- Cycle to Work Scheme  

- Reduced gym membership  

- Discounted rates for College courses. 

For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Catherine Taylor (Head of HE) on 01392 400461. 

To apply for this post please visit our website at 

The closing date for receipt of completed applications is Sunday, 21 January 2018. 

Interviews will be held in Exeter on Thursday, 1 February 2018. 

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS. Exeter College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Exeter College is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and access for all, irrespective of age, background, race, gender, religion, ability, disability or sexuality. We welcome applications for employment from the whole community.

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More about Exeter College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Address: Hele Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4JS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1392 400500
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Exeter College is a further education institution in the city of Exeter, Devon, catering for between 10,000 and 12,000 students.  More than 40 AS and A2 subjects are available to 16-18s, alongside the International Baccalaureate and more than 90...