Job Description

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences /

School of History, Classics and Archaeology  /  Student Support

Open-ended contract – 35 hours per week

The School of History, Classics and Archaeology is recruiting a Student Support and Information Officer to support provision of pastoral support to its student community.

The Opportunity:

The post supports the provision of pastoral support for students, primarily through managing data to inform student support in HCA and identify students in need of additional support. This includes monitoring attendance and engagement of the School’s community of c. 1,800 students in order to trigger appropriate pastoral support for students and to ensure compliance with the statutory requirements of United Kingdom Visas and Immigration. The role will also support the office to provide front-line student support to the School’s undergraduate community.

Your skills and attributes for success:

The successful candidate will:

  • be highly IT literate, proficient in extracting and analysing data in spreadsheet and databases
  • be proactive in improving office systems and procedures
  • have highly developed organisational, decision-making, problem-solving, time management and prioritisation skills
  • have excellent interpersonal skills
  • demonstrate passion for contributing to the student experience at HCA.
  • As a valued member of our team you can expect:

    An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits , staff discounts, , flexible working and much more. Access our for further information and use our to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

    The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

    Interviews will be held August

    If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our webpages

    The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. International applicants will therefore be unable to apply for and secure a Tier 2/Skilled Worker visa. They will only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK.

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