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Academic Skills Adviser

Edinburgh Napier University

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £33,309 to £39,739 per annum (Grade 5)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 12th January 2022
Closes: 31st January 2022
Job Ref: 0000014447
 

Further your career with Edinburgh Napier University

The Department of Learning and Teaching Enhancement team at Edinburgh Napier University is a small group of advisers dedicated to helping students understand and adjust to the expectations of studying at university-level. The team offers inclusive, accessible academic and study skills guidance to help students develop as effective, independent learners and achieve their potential.

The role

We are currently recruiting an Academic Skills Adviser, responsible for providing coherent academic skills and learning development through the provision of workshops, tutorials and one-to-one advice and guidance.

You will work closely with other members of the team and with programme and module leaders across the university on providing open and integrated academic skills sessions tailored to a diverse range of students.

You will also contribute to the delivery, promotion and continuous improvement of the service working with colleagues across the University to support Edinburgh Napier University’s strategic objectives.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for someone who has a collaborative working style, proven effective communication skills and the ability to create and build positive working relationships.

You will have:

  • Experience of working with students in the Further or Higher Education sector
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering guidance and academic support to individuals or groups in both face to face and online environments
  • A commitment to inclusive teaching and reflective practice
  • Proven ability to prioritise workloads, meet deadlines and work within a team
  • Experience of IT, proficiency in Microsoft packages and online teaching platforms

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please click here to view the role description in full.

Benefits we offer

We are a flexible employer.

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement, and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 36 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme with an Employer contribution of 20.8%, flexible working, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts. To view our wide range of benefits, please click here.

Salary: £33,309 - £39,739 per annum (Grade 5)

Additional information

Closing: 31st January 2022
Interview: 7th & 8th February 2022

Edinburgh Napier is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels proud, confident, challenged and supported and are holders of Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Diversity Champion status. For more information, please click here.

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