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Assistant Dean - Quality and Enhancement (IEH)

Flexible Campus Location

Job Ref
50524
Location
Flexible Campus Location
Salary
Grade 10 / £61,818 - £63,668 per annum

Assistant Dean (Quality and Enhancement) Institute of Education and Humanities
Swansea, Carmarthen or Lampeter Campus base (with travel to other locations as necessary)
Grade 10 / £61,818 - £63,668 per annum

- ABOUT US -
Our mission at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is transformational; we are building a distinctive offer across the region and have positioned the University as a national institution serving the needs of Wales through an applied and vocational portfolio developed in collaboration with a range of professional partners.
Our strategy aims to utilise our collective skills, knowledge and technology to enable the University, and its graduates, to offer solutions to the most urgent societal challenges – in Wales and further afield.
Our vision has a strong commitment to building a sustainable society driven by innovation and entrepreneurship.
-VALUING OUR PEOPLE-
Our strong focus on the professional development and wellbeing of our staff ensures that we provide the best support to our students, colleagues, industry partners and wider networks. Our employees get access to a comprehensive pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including;
• Competitive pay and pay progression
• Generous annual leave allowance including Christmas/New Year closure
• Pension scheme membership from USS to provide benefits for you and your family
• Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including enhanced paid maternity and paternity leave
• Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
• Support for health and wellbeing, including access to on-campus sports facilities at discounted rates, occupational health and counselling support services
• Staff discounts on a range of products and services
• Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme.
Recognised for our focus on the student experience and our inclusive learning community , UWTSD ranked 13th in the UK Teaching Quality and 13th in the UK for Social Inclusion (Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022), and 6th in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2022).

We are now looking for an Assistant Dean in Quality and Enhancement for our Institute of Education and Humanities.
- THE ROLE –

The Institute of Education and Humanities is one of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s (UWTSD’s) four Institutes and operates from its campuses in Swansea, Carmarthen and Lampeter. The Institute houses four of the five research Units of Assessment submitted to REF on behalf of the University, in addition to drawing down significant research funding from external partners including Welsh Government, the EWC, the AHRC, the ESCR, ERDF, ALIPH and the Guerrand-Hermes Foundation for Peace.

The Institute operates in an intensely competitive and diverse HE environment. It currently has approx. 2500 students on programmes of study that range from level 3 to level 8. Approx 40% of its student body is postgraduate, ranging from PGCE and PCET to MA, MRes, Professional Doctorates and PhD by Research. The subject range of the Institute is broad, from Education and Teacher training, through Early Years, Youth and Community, through to Psychology and Counselling to the Humanities.

This post is an integral part of the Institute’s academic and quality management team. The post holder will be under the line management of the PVC/ Dean and work closely with the other AD (Strategy and Planning) and the Provost.


- ABOUT YOU -

To be considered as Assistant Dean (Quality and Enhancement), you will need:
A good honours degree and/ or Masters or higher level qualification in a relevant subject area.
• A PhD/ EDD or working towards such an award
• Experience of working at a management level, within a Higher Education context.
• Demonstrate significant experience of operational leadership, within a HE environment.
• Evidence of academic research in a relevant field.
• Experience of successful change management in developing an academic portfolio.
• Evidence of leadership in learning and teaching
• Evidence of management skills that demonstrate experience of fostering interdisciplinary collaborative working both internally and externally.
• Evidence of successful working with professional awarding bodies
• Appropriate experience of human resource and financial management as a Head of School or equivalent
• Possess outstanding interpersonal and communication skills which demonstrate sound judgement and maturity in the management of complex relationships.
• Able and prepared to work flexibly, including travel between campuses and locations when required


Please apply via the button shown.
Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.


Closing date: 03 June 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Academic
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying

Swansea

Job Ref
50538
Location
Swansea
Salary
Grade 8 / £42,792 to £51,034 per annum

Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying
Swansea, Wales (with hybrid working and travel to other locations as necessary)
£42,792 to £51,034 per annum

- ABOUT US -

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive.

We offer innovative teaching, state-of-the-art equipment and superb support across a wide range of learning locations and courses.

What’s more, we were listed as 13th for teaching quality in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

We are now looking for a Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying to join the Wales Institute of Science and Art (WISA) on our Swansea campus on a full-time, permanent basis, working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE -

As a Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying, you will provide specialist expertise in Quantity Surveying and related disciplines across the School’s portfolio of programmes. You will work closely with colleagues in the Apprenticeship Unit to maintain our existing provision and support upon the development of new areas of opportunity.
You will also play a role in working with the Construction Wales Innovation Centre to influence a step change in respect of external engagement
You will be under the line management of the Academic Director and may be expected to take operational direction of a Programme (or Programmes) of Study at undergraduate and / or postgraduate level


- ABOUT YOU -

To join us as a Lecturer in International Hotel Management, you will need:

- An honours degree in a relevant discipline/construction/quantity surveying
- Broad experience in delivering via innovative teaching methods, assessment and student support at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including supervision at Post-Graduate level with a willingness to teach by video-link, VLE, e-mail or website delivery
- Evidence of the ability to lead within an Academic Discipline, Institute or University
- Effective interpersonal and communication skills
- Evidence of the design, development and implementation of curriculum content across a range of modules or programmes of study
- Demonstrate knowledge and awareness of cutting-edge technologies and solutions available to prepare for the future demands of a sustainable construction industry
- Demonstrate a knowledge of innovation within construction and how digital innovation strives to enhance the design, construction and operation of buildings, systems, cities and impact on the environment.
- Demonstrate a commitment to leading a team and fostering an effective team ethos


It would be beneficial to your application if you had the following:

- Membership of a relevant professional body
- A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline
- Relevant industrial engagement
- Experience of academic programme accreditation Evidence of ongoing and successful scholarship, research, professional development or project work through publication and contract, grant or funding awards, professional or peer recognition or external impact
- Evidence of commitment to exploring external funding opportunities, awards or grants or possible commercial opportunities
- Ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh


- BENEFITS -

- Annual leave entitlement is 35 days’ annual leave per year (pro rata), plus 8 bank holidays and 4 University closure days

Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:

- Good pay and conditions; as an accredited living wage employer, we offer competitive pay
- Pension scheme membership from USS to provide benefits for you and your family
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including additional paid maternity and paternity leave
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Support for mental health and wellbeing, including occupational health and counselling support services
- Staff discounts on a range of products and services
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

So, if you’re looking for a brilliant opportunity as a Senior Lecturer in Quantity Surveying, please apply via the button shown.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 26th May 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Academic
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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OME Programme Lead

Swansea

Job Ref
50525
Location
Swansea
Salary
£43,434 - £51,799 per annum

Ordnance Munitions and Explosives Programme Lead
Swansea (hybrid working and travel to other locations necessary)
£43,434 - £51,799 per annum

- ABOUT US -

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive.

We offer innovative teaching, state-of-the-art equipment and superb support across a wide range of learning locations and courses.

We are now looking for an OME Programme Lead to join the Wales Institute of Science and Art (WISA) in Swansea. This is a full-time role, working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE -

As the OME Programme Lead, you will be responsible for the teaching, assessment, delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the Ordnance Munitions and Explosives (OME) programme.

Offering academic leadership, support and guidance to staff members, you will oversee the design and development of module and programme content, ensuring the programme operates within a QA framework and in line with University policies and procedures.

You will ensure a high-quality student experience across the programme and undertake individual or collaborative scholarship, research, training and/or project work, seeking out opportunities for funding, external engagement and collaboration, and professional recognition.

In addition, you will ensure there is effective engagement with the Apprenticeship Unit and the OME Apprenticeship Liaison Team.

- ABOUT YOU -

To be considered as an OME Programme Lead, you will need:

- Experience of working with apprentices and employers
- Broad experience in teaching, delivery, assessment and student support at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including project supervision
- Evidence of the design, development and implementation of curriculum content across a range of modules or programmes of study
- Evidence of providing academic leadership and supervision of others within an area of responsibility
- Professional standing and leadership in both national and international advisory working groups and symposiums
- Evidence of ongoing and successful scholarship, research, professional development or project work through publication and contract, grant or funding awards, professional or peer recognition or external impact
- A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline or relevant operational experience
- Membership and/or fellowships of a relevant professional body (e.g IExpE, IET, etc) or teaching qualification or equivalent

- BENEFITS -

- Annual leave entitlement is 35 days’ annual leave per year, plus 8 bank holidays and 4 University closure days

Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:
- Pension scheme membership from USS to provide benefits for you and your family
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including additional paid maternity and paternity leave
- Support for mental health and wellbeing, including occupational health and counselling support services
- Staff discounts on a range of products and services
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

Other organisations may call this role Ordnance, Munitions and Explosives Programme Lead, Head of OME Programme, or Programme Lead.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as an OME Programme Lead, please apply via the button shown.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 31 May 2022, 23:59pm




Function
Academic
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Administration

Assessment Officer

London

Job Ref
50546
Location
London
Salary
£22,847 per annum plus £3,500 per annum London Weighting Allowance

- ABOUT US -
The Institute of Inner-City Learning (IICL) is one of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s four Institutes with campuses in Birmingham and London.

The IICL has multiple intakes per annum, delivers continuous learning, teaching and recruitment cycles and operates in an intensely competitive inner-city and multicultural HE environment. The Institute currently has approx. 4,000 non-residential students on Certificates of Higher Education, Honours degrees, Masters and Doctoral programmes, some of which are also taught at weekends.

-THE ROLE-
The post holder will be a member of the Assessment team and will be responsible for ensuring assessments are conducted and results tracked in compliance with policies of the University and other relevant regulatory bodies.

The post holder will focus on coordinating assessments for learners across all of the programmes. This will include, but will not be limited to: setting assessment timetables with lecturing staff; coordination of the assignment submission process; data management for all assignment marks, including ensuring accurate entry of marks; preparation for the Examining Board process; ensuring student records are complete, accurate, and in compliance with GDPR standards; and communication with central departments and colleagues at other delivery locations.

The post holder’s priority will be to ensure that all students will receive feedback (provisional/final) on their work (both mid term and end of term) within the time frame set out in the University’s turn-around of work assessment policy.

-MAIN DUTIES-
• Coordinating the assessment submission timetable for every term of study alongside academic staff
• Ensuring that the virtual learning environment(Moodle or similar), is kept up-to-date with submission portals and assessment briefs for all taught modules and that all students have appropriate access
• Supporting students in order to ensure they have complete, accurate and timely information regarding their assignment submission processes, progression and graduation
• Maintaining the Assessment Team’s presence on the Student Help Desk or similar arrangements
• Ensuring that all lecturers have access to the appropriate marking information for their taught modules
• Collecting, inputting and maintaining accurate student data and producing management information as necessary
• Preparing resources for both internal and external moderation of module marks
• Preparing and, when necessary, presenting, student profiles at Examining Boards
• Providing effective and efficient administrative support to Examining Boards
• Ensuring that all students will receive feedback (provisional/final) on their work (both mid term and end of term) within the time frame set out in the University’s turn-around of work assessment policy.
• Liaising with relevant colleagues, including the Academic Office and Registry, as appropriate
• Supporting the QA Unit in the investigation of academic misconduct and the completion and submission of any relevant academic misconduct investigation files
• Producing relevant reports for colleagues on assessment matters
• Providing relevant information to students relating to their assessment cycle;
• Ensuring that all data is provided in a timely manner to maintain the University’s Quality Assurance processes and standards
• Adhering to all relevant processes and procedures as outlined in the UWTSD Academic Quality Handbook
• Any other duties as commensurate with the level of the role

- REQUIREMENTS -
You should have:
• Good level of general education
• Previous administrative experience in a fast-paced environment
• Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Evidence of the ability to apply attention to detail
• Evidence of the ability to meet tight deadlines
• IT literate possessing knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
• Able to work as part of a team and in partnership with others

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Annual leave entitlement is 28 days annual leave per year (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days)

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 2nd June 2022, 11:59 pm

Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Administrative Officer Student Services and Student Hub

Lampeter

Job Ref
50522
Location
Lampeter
Salary
£22,847 - £26,341 per annum

Administrative Officer Student Services and Student Hub
Lampeter campus base, but should be able and prepared to work at home, and at other locations as necessary
£22,847 to £26,341 pro rata per annum

- ABOUT US -

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive.
We placed 13th for teaching quality in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and 8th in the UK for ‘Social Inclusion’ in this league table this year.
We are now looking for an Administrative Officer to join our Student Services team on a full time permanent basis working 37 hours per week during term time.

- THE ROLE -
Your role will work according to the agreed operating principles of the Hwb, and the agreed duties and areas of responsibility. You will maintain and monitor student enquiries to the Hwb working with several partners across the University in order to provide a full and appropriate response to student queries. You will be required to place a strong emphasis on customer service.
Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- ABOUT YOU -
To be considered as an Administrative Officer, you will need:
- A good general level of education
- Experience of working in a team context with evidence of developing effective working relationships
- To be an effective team member, working towards a common customer-focused goal
- Take a "hands on" approach, and to work, where appropriate, on your own initiative
- Proficiency in working with IT, including MS Office software
- Ability to demonstrate effective organisational skills with the ability to work to multiple deadlines and pressure points during the year
- Good level of communication, negotiation and mediating skills with a polite and friendly professional manner
- Ability to apply skill, knowledge and experience to work

The ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh - oral and written would be beneficial to your application.

- BENEFITS -

- Annual leave entitlement is 28 days’ annual leave per year, plus 8 bank holidays and 4 University closure days

Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:
- Good pay and conditions; as an accredited living wage employer, we offer competitive pay
- Pension scheme membership from USS to provide benefits for you and your family
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including additional paid maternity and paternity leave
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Support for mental health and wellbeing, including occupational health and counselling support services
- Staff discounts on a range of products and services
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

So, if you’re seeking to play a keep role in the upkeep of our university as an Administrative Officer, please apply via the button shown.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 27th May 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Catering

Catering and Conference Assistant

Carmarthen

Job Ref
50551
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
Voluntary Living Wage

Catering and Conference Assistant
Carmarthen Campus (with travel to other locations)

- ABOUT US -

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive.

We offer innovative teaching, state-of-the-art equipment and superb support across a wide range of learning locations and courses.

What’s more, we were listed as 13th for teaching quality in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and 8th in the UK for ‘Social Inclusion’ in this league table this year.

We are looking for three Catering and Conference Assistants to work on a full time fixed term basis for 6 months.

- THE ROLE -

As a Catering and Conference Assistant, you will deliver a professional and efficient service as part of the University Catering Team, working at functions, events and conferences.

Providing excellent customer service in all areas of catering and conferencing, you will communicate with customers, prepare and serve food and beverages and ensure presentation and service is of high-quality.

In addition, you will provide support with room set-ups and hospitality deliveries, oversee till activities, undertake stock control and ensure high standards of hygiene and cleanliness throughout.

- ABOUT YOU -

To be considered as a Catering and Conference Assistant, you will need:

- Excellent customer service skills
- Previous experience of interacting with customers in a front-facing service environment
- Good interpersonal and communication skills
- The ability to demonstrate effective organisational skills
- The ability to understand and follow instructions
- The ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team
- The ability and preparedness to work flexibly in terms of duties, shift patterns, campus locations in order to respond to business needs at short notice
- A good general level of education including good written and numerical skills

- BENEFITS -

- Annual leave entitlement is 28 days’ annual leave per year (pro rata), plus 8 Bank Holidays and 4 University closure days (pro rata)

Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:
- Good pay and conditions; as an accredited living wage employer, we offer competitive pay
- Pension scheme membership from USS to provide benefits for you and your family
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including additional paid maternity and paternity leave
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Support for mental health and wellbeing, including occupational health and counselling support services
- Staff discounts on a range of products and services
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

Other organisations may call this role Catering Assistant, Conference Assistant, Hospitality Assistant, or Hospitality Services Assistant.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Catering and Conference Assistant, please apply via the button shown.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 6th June 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Catering
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
30


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Library

Customer Services Librarian

Carmarthen

Job Ref
50540
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£31,406 to £35,326 pro rata per annum

Customer Service Librarian
Carmarthen campus (hybrid working with travel to other locations as necessary)
£31,406 - £35,326

ABOUT US

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive.

We offer innovative teaching, state-of-the-art equipment and superb support across a wide range of learning locations and courses.

What’s more, we were listed as 13th for teaching quality in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and 8th in the UK for ‘Social Inclusion’ in this league table this year.

We are now looking for a Customer Service Librarian to join our Carmarthen campus on a full-time, permanent basis, working 37 hours per week.

THE ROLE

As a Customer Service Librarian, you will ensure excellent services are delivered to library users.

Taking responsibility for the day-to-day operation of front-line lending services, you will ensure that our libraries are places of learning where a diverse range of users can make best use of the space.

Managing library staff, ensure that all library services are co-ordinated across our university sites. Drive standards and ensure they are maintained to the highest degree.

ABOUT YOU

To be considered, you will need:

- A relevant degree/NVQ4 or equivalent work-related experience.
- Experience of staff line management or supervision
- Evidence of ability to assess customers’ needs
- Demonstrate a proactive approach to service development
- Evidence of ability to solve expansive problems
- Evidence of interpreting and communicating complex information
- Commitment to CPD and willingness to participate in training activities.
- Experience of planning, managing and prioritising changes in workload



It would be beneficial if you have a:
- Postgraduate/Professional library qualification/membership of an appropriate professional body, for example CILIP, HEA.
- Experience in developing and implementing new processes and procedures within a library or information environment.
- Knowledge of library systems, online resources, functions and processes
- Experience of working in Higher Education
- Experience of technologies including Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, Microsoft Office, in particular Excel.

BENEFITS

- Annual leave entitlement is 28 days’ annual leave per year, plus 8 bank holidays and 4 University closure days

Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:

- Good pay and conditions; as an accredited living wage employer, we offer competitive pay
- Pension scheme membership from USS to provide benefits for you and your family
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including additional paid maternity and paternity leave
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Support for mental health and wellbeing, including occupational health and counselling support services
- Staff discounts on a range of products and services
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

Other organisations may call this role Library Manager, Senior Librarian, or Head Librarian.

So, if you feel you could thrive and make an impact as our Customer Service Librarian, please apply via the button shown.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.
PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

Closing date: 3 June 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Library
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
22


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Operations

Operations Administrator

London

Job Ref
50531
Location
London
Salary
£11.05 per hour plus 15.34% accrued holiday pay

-ABOUT US-
The Institute of Inner City Learning (IICL) is one of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s four Institutes with campuses in Birmingham and London.

The IICL has multiple intakes per annum, delivers continuous learning, teaching and recruitment cycles and operates in an intensely competitive inner-city and multicultural HE environment. The Institute
currently has approx. 4,000 non residential students on Certificates of Higher Education, Honours degrees, Masters and Doctoral programmes, some of which are also taught at weekends.

- THE ROLE –
The post is concerned with the delivery of a front-facing support service and behind the scenes administrative support, playing an integral role in delivering an excellent customer and administrative service. The post holder will be expected to work effectively and pro-actively without constant supervision. An essential part of the role will be to support the Campus in its front of house and administrative needs. In order to deliver an effective customer focused service, flexibility in terms of work, and team support will be vital. The post holder will need to be focused on delivering high quality standards in service and will be expected to have sound knowledge of processes and procedures relating to the Campus’ administration as well as a good working knowledge of the broader aims and objectives of the UWTSD.

The post holder will be responsible for recording, monitoring and following up of incoming requirements received in person, by phone or electronically and either deal with them or forward them on to the relevant persons. The post holder will be expected to respond to routine enquiries and requests for information independently. The post holder will further be responsible for a variety of administrative tasks appropriate to the grade including: scheduling, completing basic financial functions, maintaining key external relationships with University suppliers, and coordinating orders, among others.

Flexibility to support any areas of the Birmingham Campus or the wider University in order to deliver an efficient customer focused service will be a crucial part of the role. Please note the role is for a weekend delivery.

Main duties will include:
• Maintaining effective and professional communication channels
• Providing and maintaining an effective reception and/or helpdesk service for all clients
• Providing and maintaining an effective switchboard operation at all times
• Being responsible for maintaining operational documentation accurately
• Undertaking Event, Conference and Room Booking administration and support, including the issuing of function sheets
•Arranging, servicing and supporting internal and external meetings including coordination of information and diaries
• Meeting and greeting contractors and internal and external customers for day to day business and functions
• Processing incoming and outgoing mail / deliveries
• Providing administrative support, car parking availability and general site information
• Being responsible for sending mail shots and other marketing materials as required
• Providing support as required for the finance function such as purchase orders, processing / matching supplier invoices, raising internal / external invoices, quotations for approval by nominated individuals and analysing figures
• Setting up forms for seeking feedback and administration of feedback from conference attendees, students, staff etc.
• Undertaking day to day administration including updating access cards, mail franking and general filing
• Undertaking departmental administration including the recording of absences, leave, time in lieu, training/personal development activities, timesheets, and rota administration
• Undertaking activities relating to operating the Building Management System as well as Quantarc or equivalent
• Taking measures to ensure cleanliness and safety are maintained at all times in your working area and communal university spaces
• Adopting and sustaining a professional image, positively promoting the University at all times
• Wearing the correct uniform at all times
• Understanding and appreciating multicultural aspects of all stakeholders in all communications and interactions
• Communicating effectively and professionally in both formal and informal situations with colleagues at all levels within the University, with students and where applicable their parents/guardians/close relations
• Responding promptly to routine enquiries and requests for information, ensuring that a positive campus and corporate image is created and maintained at all times
• Understanding and convey information in a clear and accurate manner
• Undertaking any other tasks which may be assigned from time to time from Senior Managers including administrative support to operations departments where needed
• Ensuring appropriate referral to senior team members of issues and incidents

- REQUIREMENTS -
You should have:
• Good level of general education
• Previous experience in providing high quality administrative support
• Evidence of providing high quality customer service
• Ability to demonstrate effective organisational skills
• Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Ability to apply attention to detail
• IT literate possessing knowledge of Microsoft Office packages inc. experience of using these programs in a working environment
• Experience of dealing with difficult and high-pressure situations
• Demonstrates self-motivation and the ability to work unsupervised
• Demonstrates respect for a diverse range of people and recognises the importance of building sound working relationships
• Recognises the need for and demonstrate appropriate confidentiality
• Prepared to work flexibly, including traveling between sites/locations when required
• Adopts a positive approach to personal learning and development

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 26th May 2022, 11:59 pm

Function
Operations
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
Hourly Paid


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Operations Assistant - Domestic

London

Job Ref
50528
Location
London
Salary
£11.05 per hour plus £3,500 London Weighting Allowance

- ABOUT US -
The Institute of Inner-City Learning (IICL) is one of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s four Institutes with campuses in Birmingham and London.

The IICL has multiple intakes per annum, delivers continuous learning, teaching and recruitment cycles and operates in an intensely competitive inner-city and multicultural HE environment. The Institute currently has approx. 4,000 non-residential students on Certificates of Higher Education, Honours degrees, Masters and Doctoral programmes, some of which are also taught at weekends.

- THE ROLE –
The post holder will provide general cleaning duties at the London campus of the University. A crucial part of the role will be the requirement to provide excellent support service, and to have the flexibility to support any other operations in order to keep the campus clean and tidy.

Main duties will include:
• Undertake cleaning duties in a thorough, accurate and timely manner with appropriate attention to detail
• Ensure machinery such as hoovers and buffers are used in compliance with Health & Safety requirements
• Demonstrate the ability to understand and follow instructions, understanding the use of an established practice, procedure or techniques
• Move furniture as necessary in order to clean all designated areas
• Transport necessary cleaning materials and equipment from area to area, and to ensure that they are kept in a clean and safe working order
• Plan cleaning of own designated areas, in an efficient and effective manner
• Flag maintenance issues, problems, difficulties or immediately-identified faults that prevent you from delivering service as agreed
• Be aware of and immediately report any potential workplace / personal Health & Safety hazards
• Occasionally undertake the cleaning of bodily fluids / substances, ensuring that such spillages are dealt with promptly and correctly, in line with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Regulations.
• Maintain records and complete maintenance report forms, as required
• Be strongly self-motivated and proactive in identifying cleaning requirements
• Work effectively with, and support other team members to help deliver a high level cleaning service
• Work to a set pattern each day
• Wear the correct uniform at all times, and the appropriate protective clothing when dealing with all body fluid spillages
• Follow safety procedures using electrical equipment or technical machinery
• Be supportive of new members of the team and explain to them where certain equipment can be found and how to use equipment on a routine basis
• Have a basic level of knowledge to be able to carry out the role. This will typically be acquired through practice
• To be responsive to requests from various means, and assist with accidents, incidence or spillages as required

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- REQUIREMENTS -
You should have:
• Ability to communicate confidently in English language
• Previous cleaning or domestic experience in a work-based setting
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to follow instructions, guidelines and procedures
• Capable of demonstrating self-motivation
• Recognises the importance of building sound working relationships
• Ability to work effectively as an individual, as part of a team and in partnership with others
• Adopts a positive approach to personal learning and development
• Ability and preparedness to work flexibly, which may include Saturdays, Sundays, bank holidays and out of normal office hours when required, on a rota system

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Annual leave entitlement is 28 days annual leave per year pro rata (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days pro rata)

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 23rd May 2022, 11:59 pm

Function
Operations
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Research Development Officer

Carmarthen

Job Ref
50549
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£36,382 - £42,149 pro rata per annum

Research Development Officer
Carmarthen Campus (hybrid working with travel to other locations as necessary)
Grade 7 (£36,382 - £42,149 per annum)

- ABOUT US -

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive.

We offer innovative teaching, state-of-the-art equipment and superb support across a wide range of learning locations and courses.

What’s more, we were listed as 13th for teaching quality in the Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 and 8th in the UK for ‘Social Inclusion’ in this league table this year.

We are now looking for a Research Development Officer to join our Carmarthen campus on a Full Time, Permanent basis working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE –

The INSPIRE Research Development Officer will have a particular focus on enhancing the university’s research capability and competencies, developing high-quality low-to-medium valued funding proposals, and ensuring these projects deliver research or impact-based results. You will reinforce research and knowledge exchange behaviours University-wide and be responsible for supporting academic staff across the entire research project life cycle.

This multidisciplinary role will be essential in delivering:
1. INSPIRE’s vision (see above).
2. The University’s Research and Innovation Strategy (2022-2027) which is a document that will be presented to the University’s Senate for approval in March 2022. For information, this forward-looking document sets out a plan for implementing the Researcher Development Concordat, Knowledge Exchange Concordat, and UWTSD’s Research Integrity Concordat. This strategic document essentially discusses the importance of strategically investing in their existing/emerging research areas and sets out the appropriate infrastructural elements to maximise the University’s research, knowledge exchange and commercialisation strategies.
3. The University’s Research Wales Innovation Fund (RWIF) Strategy .
4. The University’s response to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) (2027).

- ABOUT YOU -

To be considered as a Research Development Officer, you will need:

- Experience in developing Funded Research Programmes.
- Experience developing and sustaining effective working relationships in academia, industrial environments or with government.
- Experience in developing multi-partner bids in a commercial or University environment with a demonstrable record of success.
- Excellent writing skills and the ability to present complex issues concisely, professionally, and compellingly.
- Evidence of excellent project management skills.
- Experience of excellent budget management skills.
- Ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
- Excellent communication skills.
- High level of digital literacy.

- BENEFITS –

Annual leave entitlement is 35 days annual leave per year, plus 8 bank holidays and 4 University closure days

Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:

- Good pay and conditions; as an accredited living wage employer, we offer competitive pay
- Pension scheme membership from USS to provide benefits for you and your family
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including additional paid maternity and paternity leave
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Support for mental health and wellbeing, including occupational health and counselling support services
- Staff discounts on a range of products and services
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme
So, if you feel you could thrive and make an impact as our Research Development Officer, please apply via the button shown.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 3rd June 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Projects
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Clinical Scientist (Physical Sciences or Clinical Bioinformatics)

Swansea

Job Ref
50532
Location
Swansea
Salary
£36,382 - £42,149 pro rata per annum

Clinical Scientist (Physical Sciences or Clinical Bioinformatics)
Based between ATiC, Technium 1 Swansea campus and TriTech Institute, Bynea Llanelli. Should be able and prepared to work at home, and at other locations as necessary
£36,382 - £42,149 per annum

- ABOUT US -

The Assistive Technologies Innovation Centre (ATIC) is a Research and Innovation Centre based in the Wales Institute of Science & Art at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David in Swansea https://www.uwtsd.ac.uk/atic/.

ATIC is a core component of ACCELERATE https://lshubwales.com/innovation-support/accelerate-wales, a multi-partner project part funded by the ERDF. The project provides collaborative R,D&I support for businesses, charities and the NHS in Wales to assist the development and realisation of innovative and commercially viable products, services and processes and to support the growth of the Life-Science Sector in Wales.

ATIC’s state of the art facilities can capture a broad spectrum of user metrics using an extensive range of modalities. Our dedicated UX Lab, one of the first in a worldwide network of Noldus Reference Labs, has customisable spaces for experimental research to test the experiential and usability qualities of new clinical and healthcare products, services, systems and spaces. ATiC’s behavioural analysis, psychophysiological measurement and data capture facilities include Noldus Observer XT and FaceReader, Tobii eye tracking and Mindware systems. This is augmented with high spec VR systems, physical measurement systems, including motion capture, pressure mapping, thermal imaging and 3D scanning, and extensive 3D printing and physical prototyping facilities.

Working in partnership with ATiC, the Tritech Institute https://tritech.nhs.wales is a team comprised of industry-leading engineers, researchers, scientists and clinicians who rapidly move innovative medical technologies into trials and direct patient care. The team’s advanced skills in clinical and research design are combined with technical engineering expertise to manage the whole innovative pathway from early unmet need, through to concept design, prototyping, clinical testing, and real-world service evaluations.

ATiC is looking for a specialist Clinical Scientist (Physical Sciences or Clinical Bioinformatics) to join our multi-disciplinary team of artists, designers, engineers and scientists, and strengthen our collaborative partnership with TriTech. With expertise in physical sciences or clinical bioinformatics at one or more stages of the patient pathway, you will have demonstrable skills in the application of principles and research methods in the evaluation and innovation of medical technology, ideally within a clinical, academic or commercial research and development environment.



- THE ROLE -

The main purpose of the job is to provide specialist expertise in Clinical Bioinformatics and/or Physical Sciences to support ATiC’s and TriTech’s committment to improving peoples health. Working with the team at both at ATiC and TriTech, you will liaise with external partners to identify their RD&I needs and design and develop research and innovation projects that generate new or improve existing products, services, processes, or places within the field of Health and Wellbeing.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our expanding multi-disciplinary team. You will work with a broad range of technologies across a diverse portfolio of projects with Universities, Health Boards and Industry. While the portfolio is broad, you can also specialise or leverage your existing experience to add value to the collaboration between TriTech and ATiC.

The University and Hywel Dda University Health Board have a strong collaborative partnership and we are looking at successor programmes to build on our accomplishments and further strengthen our collaboration. This is an opportunity to contribute to the continued successful delivery of ATiC and the TriTech Institute and create new future opportunities for yourself.

The main responsibilities include:

• Working with the heads of ATiC and TriTech, contribute to the development of a portfolio of collaborative research and innovation projects with NHS and Industry partners in line with the objectives of ATiC and the TRITECH INSTITUTE.
• Provide specialist Clinical Bioinformatics and/or Physical Sciences research and analysis expertise as part of a multi-disciplinary team working on collaborative research, development and innovation projects.
• Working collaboratively with supported enterprises to generate new research approaches and identify, adapt, develop and use research methodologies and techniques appropriate to the medical technology field.
• Developing links with external contacts such as other research bodies and projects, manufacturing companies, professional bodies and other external providers of research funding to foster collaboration, develop funding applications and income generation opportunities.
• Prepare the results of collaborative research for publication and present at national and international conferences and other similar events as appropriate.

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria. You will need to evidence how you meet these requirements in your application, providing explicit examples. CV’s are not accepted so please ensure you include this in the relevant section of your online application.



- ABOUT YOU -

The Clinical Scientist (Physical Sciences or Clinical Bioinformatics) will have expertise in medical device and/or digital health technology at one or more stages of the patient pathway, and will have demonstrable skills in the research, development and innovation of medical technologies.

You will need to hold:
• Registration as a Clinical Scientist with HCPC or be suitably qualified to go through the equivalence process.
• A post graduate degree in a relevant discipline
You should also have:
• Experience of working in a clinical research context and delivering projects within healthcare and/or a medical technology setting
• Knowledge of applied research methods, protocol design and data analysis in a suitable field
• Knowledge of relevant regulatory compliance and approvals
• The ability to produce professional reports and contribute to publishing of research in peer reviewed journals or conferences
• Excellent team working and communication skills and the ability to work with a multi-disciplinary team across several projects with diverse industry partners

The ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh would be beneficial to your application.


- BENEFITS -

- Annual leave entitlement is 35 days’ annual leave per year (pro rata), plus 8 bank holidays and 4 University closure days

Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:

- Good pay and conditions; as an accredited living wage employer, we offer competitive pay
- Pension scheme membership from USS to provide benefits for you and your family
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including additional paid maternity and paternity leave
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Support for mental health and wellbeing, including occupational health and counselling support services
- Staff discounts on a range of products and services
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

Closing date: 16th June 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Research
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37


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Student Services

Principal Administrative Officer (Student Services)

Birmingham

Job Ref
50533
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£31,406 per annum

-ABOUT US-
The Institute of Inner City Learning (IICL) is one of the University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s four Institutes with campuses in Birmingham and London.

The IICL has multiple intakes per annum, delivers continuous learning, teaching and recruitment cycles and operates in an intensely competitive inner-city and multicultural HE environment. The Institute
currently has approx. 4,000 non residential students on Certificates of Higher Education, Honours degrees, Masters and Doctoral programmes, some of which are also taught at weekends.

- THE ROLE –
The Principal Administrative Officer (Student Services) is a key administrative post within the administrative structure of the IICL Birmingham campus. The post requires an individual who is highly skilled in administrative work and who can develop and promulgate good practice in academic administration. Working with the Assistant Dean Quality & Enhancement and the Campus Operations Manager, the post holder will be expected to lead the Student Services Team and ensure the administration of all relevant processes related to student services and in full compliance with UWTSD’s guidelines and statutory and regulatory requirements.

Main duties will include:
The Principal Administrative Officer (Student Services) will manage the day-to-day operation of the Campus’ student services (weekdays and weekends) and will co-ordinate and line-manage the Student Services Team. The post holder will be required to support the Campus Operations Manager with the administrative arrangements related all students services, including enrolment, induction, attendance monitoring. The post holder will require excellent organisational skills in order to provide a timely and efficient administration service across a broad range of duties. A proficiency in the use of Microsoft packages is an important requirement of the post. Attention to detail, together with the flexibility to prioritise conflicting demands, is essential.

The post holder will be expected to provide appropriate support and guidance for administrative staff at the Birmingham Campus, as well as for colleagues from other UWTSD locations.

The post holder will be required to work closely with Registry, and to develop and maintain links with other support units such as the Academic Office, the Marketing, Communications and International Units. The post requires a team-focused and collaborative approach, in which customer needs and service delivery are prioritised. It is expected that the post holder will have some previous experience of working in a management capacity.

The post holder will also be required to undertake other administrative duties identified by the Dean of the Birmingham campus, commensurate with the level of the post.

- REQUIREMENTS -
You should have:
• Educated to degree level or relevant professional experience
• Previous experience in providing high quality administrative support
• Previous experience of working in a similar role in Higher Education
• Possess good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Ability to demonstrate effective organisational skills
• Ability to apply attention to detail
• Ability to meet tight deadlines
• Possess excellent IT skills
• Experience of operational planning and implementation
• Excellent level of written literacy with experience of minute taking at a strategic level
• Experience of writing, proof reading and editing documents
• Experience of analysing data/information and preparing reports based on the analysis
• Demonstrates self-motivation and ability to work unsupervised
• Demonstrates respect for a diverse range of people and recognises the importance of building sound working relationships
• Able to work as part of a team and in partnership with others
• Recognises the need for and demonstrates appropriate confidentiality
• Adopts a positive approach to personal learning and development
• Able and prepared to work flexibly, including travel between campuses and locations when required

Please view the Job Description for further details, where you will also find a list of the essential and desirable ‘Person Specification’ criteria.

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Annual leave entitlement is 28 days annual leave per year pro rata (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days pro rata)

- HOW TO APPLY -
Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button to start your application. Each page of your application will be saved when you click ‘Next’ or ‘Previous’.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Note: Your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in.

Closing date: 31st May 2022, 11:59 pm

Function
Student Services
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Careers Adviser

Carmarthen

Job Ref
50482
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£27,116 - £30,497 per annum

Careers Adviser
Carmarthen Campus (with hybrid working and travel to other locations)
£27,116 - £30,497 per annum

- ABOUT US -
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is an employment-focused university, dedicated to ensuring students from diverse backgrounds develop the academic knowledge and practical skills to thrive.

We offer innovative teaching, state-of-the-art equipment and superb support across a wide range of learning locations and courses.

Recognised for our friendliness, UWTSD ranked 1st in the UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2020.

We are now looking for a Welsh-speaking Careers Adviser to join our Student Services department at our Carmarthen campus on a full-time basis working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE -
As a Careers Adviser, you will be responsible for providing high-quality careers advice and guidance to our students and graduates.

Reporting to the Executive Careers Adviser, you will create and deliver engaging and informative group presentations, workshops and seminars and organise careers events. You will hold one-to-one appointments and drop-in sessions, helping students with their job and/or postgraduate study applications.

You will work closely with the careers team, academics, external stakeholders and the Institute of Education and Humanities, where you will support the courses which are delivered bilingually.

- ABOUT YOU -
To be considered as a Careers Adviser you will need:

- Experience of providing high-quality careers information, education, advice and guidance to students and graduates in a one-to-one setting
- Experience of devising and delivering group sessions to students and graduates
- Experience of working successfully with a range of external clients such as employers and professional bodies
- Excellent IT and digital literacy skills with the ability to contribute to social media content
- To be educated to HND or degree level
- To have part 2 of the Diploma, a qualification in Career Guidance, an NVQ Level 4 in Advice and Guidance OR an AGCAS Postgraduate Diploma in CEIG HE
- The ability to communicate and work through the medium of Welsh is essential for this post

- BENEFITS -
Annual leave entitlement is 28 days’ annual leave per year, plus 8 bank holidays and 4 University closure days

Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:
- Good pay and conditions; as an accredited living wage employer, we offer competitive pay
- Pension scheme membership from USS to provide benefits for you and your family
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including additional paid maternity and paternity leave
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Support for mental health and wellbeing, including occupational health and counselling support services
- Staff discounts on a range of products and services
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

Other organisations may call this role Employment Adviser, Careers Consultant, Employment Coach, Careers Advisor, Employability and Placement Advisor, Student Advisor, or Recruitment Advisor.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Careers Adviser, please apply via the button shown.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV. Therefore, your application will be assessed based on your answers to the application questions only and, in particular, your Supporting Statement.

Closing date: 24th May 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Student Services
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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