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Student Engagement Officer

£24,000 to £26,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Job Purpose The Student Engagement Officer has a central role to play in assuring that all learners across all student areas are positively engage in their studies and College life as a whole and feel that their collective views are heard and responded to. This post contributes to College life by taking a lead on learner voice activities such as organising, training, coordinating and supervising Student Parliament and Student Course Representative activities. The role will work with colleagues to design, distribute and evaluate learner surveys collecting and analysing results and providing students with feedback. The Student Engagement Officer will support elected officers in running the Student Parliament and will ensure that learners are represented in line with college learner voice expectations. They will also design and deliver cross college enrichment activities and events, working with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the enrichment calendar meets the needs of the students and provides good quality, inspirational and creative content. Part of the role will be to facilitate the activities in the Student Common Room ensuring an inclusive environment where all students feel welcomed Key Duties and Responsibilities Oversee all issues relating to the effective running of the College Student Parliament/Union including Student Parliament and Course/Curriculum Representative elections, training and operations. Provide an effective support service to elected officers and course representatives including leading regular scheduled meetings and forums. To work with curriculum and support teams to produce You Said We Did posters/communications in relation to issues raised at Student Representative meetings and Student Voice Forums Prepare an annual delivery plan for Student Parliament and Curriculum/Course Representative activities, forums and meetings in line with the college calendar Facilitate effective communication with course representatives and learners through newsletters, email, Student Forums, and the student VLE to ensure that learners have every opportunity to express their views. Support the development and manage the mechanisms for learner feedback inside the college including learner surveys and forums. Ensure that NUS cards and benefits are promoted and available to all learners. To provide data to the Enrichment Manager/Head of Student Services to monitor the impact of the course representative system in terms of the impact on retention and achievement. To plan and deliver an enrichment calendar working closely with colleagues to utilise resources and engage with external partners and stakeholders. Person Specification A level equivalent education Level 2 qualification in English Language and Maths or equivalent Providing services to people within an equal opportunities environment Ability to liaise effectively with learners, College staff and external agencies Experience of working in a Student Union context and understanding constitutional processes Ability to prioritise work and multi-task workload Knowledge & Skills Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines A supportive and empathetic approach to students. Excellent IT skills Willingness to work flexible hours including evening and occasional Saturdays Suitability to work with children, young people and/or vulnerable adults Paul Feldman is the National Skills Agency Data Protection Officer. Your data will be stored until notice is given by you for it to be removed. Our Data Protection Policy will be forwarded to you on request. As we get a high number of applications we may be unable to give feedback to unsuccessful candidates. We will retain your details to keep you informed of other opportunities. National Skills Agency Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all backgrounds
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  • Job Reference: 707254398-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: National Skills Agency
    National Skills Agency
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £24,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: Education
  • Job Type: Permanent