HE Student Advisor

PAY Point 17 £21,082 per annum (£11,395 pro rata)

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JOB TITLE: HE Student Advisor

PAY: Point 17 £21,082 per annum (£11,395 pro rata)

HOURS: 20 hours per week, all year round (afternoons, Mon – Fri)

LOCATION: University Centre Peterborough

QRS are working on behalf of an established Further Education College within the Cambridgeshire area and are looking for an HE Student Advisor.

To provide impartial guidance and support to HE students at UCP. To become familiar with all awarding body criteria (e.g., ARU, OU and Edexcel) and UCP policy. Assist and support all HE Students to complete and achieve their learning programmes by advising on the academic regulations and support options available to them by liaising with academic staff and relevant internal and external departments.  You will also provide finance advice and guidance to students when altering their mode of study.

Your work will be coordinated by the HE Student Support Coordinator and Officer and you will be part of a team operating across Peterborough and Stamford.

Your main duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to the following areas:

  • Promote adherence and understanding of the Academic Regulations
  • Maintain confidential records of meetings with the student(s) and update relevant
  • electronic files/systems
  • Communicate changed student statuses to Finance, MIS and awarding bodies as and when required.
  • Work closely and meet with other colleagues (lecturers, personal tutors, course
  • Leaders, HE Managers) and as appropriate employers, to coordinate the student(s) learning experience and communicate changes to study
  • Arrange one-to-one meetings with a student(s) as required
  • Enable the student(s) to overcome any learning barriers by providing practical and
  • relevant advice, guidance and support linked to the Academic Regulations and policies of UCP
  • Assist the student(s) with scheduling and organising learning signposting support mechanisms and resources available
  • To provide impartial guidance and support to students during the mitigation/ appeals and extension process ensuring on-going liaison and communication to ensure student
  • Cascade information accordingly via report to committees and presentation as required
  • Support the student hardship process and recommend cases for award of monies
  • Undertake regular CPD to maintain knowledge of good practice in the sector and
  • updates to academic regulations and student related procedures and finance
  • Use early warning systems such as attendance monitoring to reduce the number of intermissions and increase retention and progression
  • Refer the student(s) to other professionals or agencies as appropriate
  • Without breaching confidentiality, and as appropriate, report issues of concern about the student(s) to personal tutors or course leaders/HE Managers

Afternoons - Monday – Friday 12:00 noon to 4.00 pm

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To apply please email CV to jdidlick@qualityrs.co.uk