|£28,759 to £32,982 per annum (pro rata) with further progression opportunities to £36,024
|11th December 2023
|4th January 2024
Bournemouth University’s vision is worldwide recognition as a leading university for inspiring learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society through the fusion of education, research and practice. Our highly skilled and creative workforce is comprised of individuals drawn from a broad cross section of the globe, who reflect a variety of backgrounds, talents, perspectives and experiences that help to build our global learning community.
The Faculty of Science and Technology is seeking to appoint a Place Co-ordinator to work across teams responsible for the effective and efficient operation of student placements support within the faculty. You will act as a central point of contact between students, staff and employers and will support students in their placement search and in the application process, whilst maintaining all associated records in the student records system and on MyCareerHub.
Main duties will include proactively liaising with employers, generating a good range of suitable placement opportunities for students; full administration of the service; supporting the development of employability skills in students by preparing, organising, delivering and participating in seminars and workshops, and providing one to one advice. You will work collaboratively with the Placement Development Advisors to support students whilst on placement and with the Careers Service to offer a joined-up approach to student development. You will be required to work across both Talbot and Lansdowne Campuses as the role demands.
You will need excellent communication and interpersonal skills and experience of interacting with and influencing employers and other stakeholders. A good knowledge of the student lifecycle and of the importance of placements is essential. You will also have significant and relevant administrative experience and possess a good working IT knowledge.
This post is available part time at 0.6 FTE per week.
For further information about the position, please contact Paula Alliston, Education Services Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
A detailed job description and person specification are available from our website together with an online application form. Alternatively, please email the HR Services Team at email@example.com quoting the appropriate reference (FST581).
BU values and is committed to an inclusive working environment. We seek a diverse community through attracting, developing and retaining staff from different backgrounds to contribute to inspirational learning, advancing knowledge and enriching society. To support and enable our staff to achieve a balance between work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.
Closing Date: (Midnight) Thursday, 4th January 2024
Interview Date: TBC
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