AskBU Student Adviser

Bournemouth University - Student Services

At BU our vision is to create a stimulating, challenging and rewarding University experience, through sharing a unique fusion of education, research and professional practice and inspiring our students and staff to enrich the world. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, and who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences to build our global learning community.

With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will have experience of providing a high level of frontline customer service. An understanding of confidentiality and data protection issues is essential as is the ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy when dealing with difficult situations.

As the AskBU service provides extended opening hours during University term time, all advisors may be required to work their hours flexibly between 8.30am and 7pm Monday to Friday and will also be required to work on occasional evenings and Saturdays or Sundays.

For an informal discussion posts please contact Erica Hussey on 01202 962936 or email

A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please telephone 01202 961130 (24 hour answerphone) quoting the appropriate reference. 

BU is an equal opportunities employer which values a diverse workforce. We provide a supportive and inclusive environment where all individuals can fulfil their potential. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in inspirational learning, world-class research and the latest thinking. We provide a powerful fusion of research, education and professional practice, creating a unique academic experience.

Closing date: (Midnight) Wednesday 27 September 2017

Interview date: Friday 13 October 2017

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