Graduate Associate (Academic Skills Support) Ref 9734

School/department: Engineering and Informatics
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed term for 12 months
Reference: 9734
Salary: starting at £21,630 to £22,662
Placed on: 30 November 2022
Closing date: 05 January 2023. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date
Expected Interview date: TBC
Expected start date: TBC


Job description

The School of Engineering and Informatics are looking to recruit a Graduate Academic Success Advisor to work with the Director of Student Experience, Heads of Department and Senior Tutors to provide advice and support to students on the development of subject-specific academic skills.

The post holder will:

  • Assist in the provision of academic skills support and advice to students within the School
  • Respond to individual requests from students for assistance and advise on aspects of their studies, using Skills Hub and School resources to inform responses
  • Refer students on to other support services as appropriate
  • Assist in research and planning as part of the development of an ongoing strategy for academic advice and support within the School of Engineering and Informatics   
  • Support student engagement and communication activities and events when required.

The successful candidate will have experience in providing academic support to undergraduate students in informal or formal contexts (e.g. peer-assisted learning or mentoring). They will have excellent communication skills and experience of handling large volumes of work within defined timescales, demonstrate excellent attention to detail and be able to plan and organise their work.

Applicants should be a graduate from the School of Engineering and Informatics at the University of Sussex in 2020-21 or 2021-22.

This vacancy is part of the Sussex Graduate Associate Programme, which offers work on campus with Schools and Professional Services departments. Develop your employability skills through genuine and meaningful work experience.

This is a fixed term internship for 12 months.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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