Student Voice and Engagement Manager , Ref: 4372
School/department: Division of Student Experience, Engagement and Enhancement
Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week). Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Salary: starting at £33,797 to £40,322 per annum, pro rata if part time
Placed on: 03 December 2020
Closing date: 05 January 2021. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 14 January 2021
Expected start date: as soon as possible
This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the University of Sussex.
We seek to appoint an individual who understands the needs of existing and prospective students and specifically those who are under-represented at the university.
The Engagement and Enhancement Team is a new area of the Student Experience Division and focusses on supporting student attainment and success throughout University. The team work on initiatives and programmes primarily but not solely outlined in our access and participation plan which aim to support unrepresented groups at the university and designed to retain students and support engagement, success and progression for all.
You will have knowledge of the higher education environment, student engagement theory and practice and have experience of capturing student voices through a variety of successful and meaningful mechanisms. You will also have gained substantial experience of co-creation and working in partnership with students and the HE community in a variety of ways. In addition, you will have excellent communication skills, ability to develop professional relationships with internal and external colleagues. You will have proven experience of line management and have been responsible for the successful development and roll out of programmes involving multiple stakeholders.
A strong team player, we are looking for a positive, pro-active individual who can be flexible and responsive as well as creative and innovative.
Key Working relationships: Students from across the University, Connectors in co-creation roles, Director for the Student Experience Development, all academics and professional services within schools, Division of the Student Experience, Student Union, external partners including OFS, NEON and other Universities
Please contact Wendy Tozer at firstname.lastname@example.org and she can arrange an informal conversation with the Associate Director.
How to apply
You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to email@example.com
You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.
You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.