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Academic Skills Advisors

Salary range: 
£30,395 to £34,189 pa

1 x full time + 1 x 0.8fte posts are available.

At University of Suffolk we believe in an inclusive model for the delivery of academic skills, ensuring that our advisors are able to provide support to all of our students, through personalised one-to-one support based on individual needs, online, in-house developed courses, or face to face workshops. Our services are available to all within our institutional community, from Level 4 undergraduates through to those undertaking postgraduate degrees.

The role holder/s will contribute to the delivery of support to all students, and subject to the completion of further qualifications (where required), will also support those with specific learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders.

We are seeking someone with a creative approach to learning design, mindful of the individual needs of all students.  In return, we will provide an innovative working environment, providing support for ongoing personal and professional development.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact Ellen Buck, Head of Library & Learning Services,

Interviews are planned for Tuesday 26th February 

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.

(this advert was updated on 01/02/19)

Closing date: 
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 17:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

EITHER return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title in the email subject heading
OR by post to:

The Human Resource Team
University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay
Ipswich IP4 1QJ

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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