|Salary:||£27,979 to £31,396 per annum|
|Placed On:||25th September 2023|
|Closes:||9th October 2023|
Buckinghamshire New University is an ambitious, modern university that is always open to fresh ideas and thinking. We believe in the transformative power of education, and in doing the right thing by our students, people and local community. That’s why our BNU community is a special place to work and study, and where people who want to make a difference can contribute and succeed.
Our University’s DRIVE values and are at the heart of all that we do. We are united in being dynamic, responsible, inclusive, visionary and empowering to ensure that we provide the best experience to our learners and offer excellent service to our partners and to each other as colleagues. Our commitment to these values is unwavering and they are central to our mission. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you require.
BNU continues to experience rapid growth in student numbers, making us one of the fastest-growing higher education providers. This is an exciting time to join the University as we invest significantly in estate developments and welcome Jay Blades MBE as our inaugural Chancellor
The Peer Support Coordinator will play a key role in supporting the University’s ambitious targets relating to student retention ensuring students are supported to complete their studies. The Peer Support Co-ordinator will provide quality training, support and development of Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) and mentoring programmes across Buckinghamshire New University. This will include supporting the Student Engagement and Retention Lead across departments where peer support schemes are in place, as well as developing and introducing schemes in departments where schemes are not yet in place. The Peer Support Co-ordinator will be responsible for recruiting, training and supporting student volunteers. The post holder will be expected to ensure the success of the schemes across the university working in partnership with academic departments.
What we offer:
If you have the qualities and attributes representative of the University’s values and ambition, we would be delighted to hear from you.
For further information about this role please contact Megan Hunn (firstname.lastname@example.org)
All applications are to be made in full and online.
BNU is proud to have a diverse community and a strong track record of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our aim is to continue to build an environment where everyone thrives and can be themselves. We therefore ensue that our interview/shortlisting Chairs complete the relevant e-learning and/or inclusive recruitment training.
We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in BNU’S workforce. These include people from global majority backgrounds, disabled people, and LGBTQI+ people, particularly in more senior roles.
Closing Date: 9 October 2023
Interview Date:18 October 2023
If you are successful in securing an interview for the role, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
BNU is a Disability Confident employer and as such you will be given the opportunity to declare a disability as part of the application process. The University is also committed to achieving the Race Equality Charter.
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