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Academic Skills Adviser (Ref:105)

Salary range: 
£31,406 to £35,326 per annum, pro rata

Permanent, part time (0.4 FTE)

In the department of Library and Learning Services, we pride ourselves in delivering excellent customer service for all students and staff across the University. We currently have a vacancy for a motivated and proactive individual to join our team.

Working as part of a team Academic Skills Advisors you will support students by providing one-to-one support and workshops.


We are looking for someone who aspires to deliver excellent customer service and supports the values of our service and institution.

  The skills required for the role include;

  • abilities to work with higher education students within both one-to-one and workshop settings
  • reliable self-management
  • efficient and accurate record keeping
  • effective team working and communication
  • excellent IT skills
  • flexibility
  • Initiative and resourcefulness

Further Information 

Further information on how to apply for the role, the job description and person specification can be found on the University of Suffolk website.

If you would like any additional information about this role, please contact the Head of Curriculum Development, Dr Andrew Revitt (

Closing date: Monday 7th February, 5pm

Interview date: Thursday 17th February 2022

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. If you think you might need a visa to work in the UK, please check your eligibility here BEFORE you apply for the role.
  3. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  4. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  5. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading.

If you a have a disability and need to use a different method to apply for the role then please contact our recruitment team so we can make the adjustments to the process for you.

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

If you would like to request support or ask questions about any of our vacancies, or us as an employer, please contact us via the email above or by telephoning 01473 338351.

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