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Lecturer in Manufacturing and Production Engineering

Swansea

Job Ref
50724
Location
Swansea
Salary
£37,474 - £43,414 per annum

Lecturer in Manufacturing and Production Engineering
Swansea Campus with travel to other locations as necessary
£37,474 to £43,414 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 Lecturer in Manufacturing and Production Engineering to join our Swansea campus on a full time , permanent basis, working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE –
You will be required to devise a range of teaching and assessment materials, covering several modules and subject areas. The post holder will deliver teaching in a variety of different learning environments and use a variety of teaching styles and approaches, including all levels of undergraduate study and, where appropriate, postgraduate study. The post holder will offer both academic and pastoral feedback and support to students to the highest professional standards and with regard to the ongoing enhancement of the student experience. The post holder will, if required, undertake scholarship, industrial engagement, research, training or project work, either individually or within a team, to ensure ongoing professional development and to enhance the profile of the Academic Discipline, Institute and University. The post holder will make a positive contribution to the day-to-day activities of the Academic Discipline that may cover areas such as dissertation supervision, student recruitment, marketing activities, research seminars and workshops, staff training and professional development.

- ABOUT YOU -
To be considered as a Lecturer in Lecturer in Manufacturing and Production Engineering, you will need:
- An honours degree in a relevant discipline
- A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline.
- A teaching qualification or the willingness to undertake one.
- Evidence of good organisational and personal management skills
- Evidence of excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively
- IT proficiency and experience of using e-resources including a willingness to teach by video-link, VLE, e-mail or website delivery
- Evidence of ability to balance competing pressures of administrative demands and deadlines
- An appetite to embrace the application of new and emerging digitalization / industry 4.0 technologies.

It would also be beneficial if you had a:
- A PhD/DBA in a relevant discipline
- Membership of a relevant professional body or teaching qualification
- Experience of supervising postgraduate and research students
- Experience in teaching, delivery, assessment and student support at undergraduate and postgraduate level in relevant subject area
- Experience in the design and development of module content
- Industrial experience within the field of manufacturing
- Knowledge and experience of new and emerging digitalization / Industry 4.0 technologies and their application in manufacturing / production environments e.g. cobots, automation, smart sensors, networked systems, vision systems, machine learning etc.
- Experience of applying productivity improvement and/or quality enhancement methodologies within industrial contexts e.g. Lean, Kaizen.
- Knowledge of Design for Manufacture principles and the relationship which design has on production costs and quality.
- Ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh – written and oral


- 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 Lecturer in Manufacturing and Production Engineering 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 October 2022, 11:59pm

Lecturer: Initial Teacher Education

Carmarthen

Job Ref
50737
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£37,474 - £43,414 per annum

Lecturer: Initial Teacher Education
Carmarthen, but should be able and prepared to work at other locations as necessary
£37,474 - £43,414 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 a Lecturer: Initial Teacher Education to join our Carmarthen campus on a full time, permanent basis working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE -
We are looking to appoint a passionate educator, and committed individual, who seeks to play a key role in the next stages of Yr Athrofa’s development, and thus make a positive impact on our young people and the profession.
You will be expected to engage in external / commercial activity as requested projects relating specifically to the primary phase. They will be well-motivated and share in the Athrofa’s ambition to improve the lives of people across Wales using the power of education.
You will support Yr Athrofa’s programmes of Teacher Education, teaching Welsh-medium student-teachers. This will likely include support of various pathways (i.e. secondary) and modules across the suite of Teacher Education offered within the APLP.

The role will include making whatever contributions necessary to support the implementation of the Welsh Government’s wider education strategy and National Mission.

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 a Lecturer: Initial Teacher Education, you will need:
- An honours degree in a relevant subject
- Award of Qualified Teacher Status
- Comprehensive knowledge of teaching the primary curriculum
- Evidence of a strong and successful track record in delivering and developing teaching and learning
- Experience of contributing to assessment, moderation, and monitoring of academic work and study
- Experience in student-facing pastoral care and learner support
- Evidence of appropriate engagement with quality assurance and regulatory requirements
- Effective interpersonal, presentation and communication skills
- Leadership skills and experience in the field of education, and where appropriate, the ability to manage and motivate staff effectively
- Understanding the Curriculum for Wales’ and the respective role of AoLEs, research and progression
- Ability to communicate fluently (spoken and written) through the medium of Welsh to a high standard

It would also be beneficial if you had:
- Masters’ or Doctorate level of Qualification
- Evidence of working within or alongside HE and associated bodies
- A strong research portfolio
- Knowledge and understanding of the
- QAA Quality Code, Knowledge of / familiarity with ITE and
- higher education

- 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’re seeking to play a key role in the upkeep of our university as a Lecturer: Initial Teacher Education, 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 October 2022, 11:59pm




Function
Academic
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Lecturer Materials Science

Swansea

Job Ref
50720
Location
Swansea
Salary
£37,474 to £43,414 per annum

Lecturer in Materials Science
Swansea Campus with travel to other locations as necessary
£37,474 to £43,414 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 Lecturer in Materials Science to join our Swansea campus on a full time , permanent basis, working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE –

You will be required to devise a range of teaching and assessment materials, covering several modules and subject areas. You will deliver teaching in a variety of different learning environments and use a variety of teaching styles and approaches, including all levels of undergraduate study and, where appropriate, postgraduate study.
You will offer both academic and pastoral feedback and support to students to the highest professional standards and with regard to the ongoing enhancement of the student experience. You will, if required, undertake scholarship, research, training or project work, either individually or within a team, to ensure ongoing professional development and to enhance the profile of the Academic Discipline, Institute and University.
You will make a positive contribution to the day-to-day activities of the Academic Discipline that may cover areas such as dissertation supervision, student recruitment, marketing activities, research seminars and workshops, staff training and professional development.

- ABOUT YOU -

To be considered as a Lecturer in Materials Science , you will need:
- An honours degree in a relevant discipline
- A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline.
- A teaching qualification or the willingness to undertake one.
- Evidence of good organisational and personal management skills
- Evidence of excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively
- IT proficiency and experience of using e-resources including a willingness to teach by video-link, VLE, e-mail or website delivery
- Evidence of ability to balance competing pressures of administrative demands and deadlines

It would also be beneficial if you had a:
- A PhD/DBA in a relevant discipline
- Membership of a relevant professional body or teaching qualification
- Experience of supervising postgraduate and research students
- Experience in teaching, delivery, assessment and student support at undergraduate and postgraduate level in relevant subject area
- Experience in the design and development of module content
- Industrial experience within the field of manufacturing
- Ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh – written and oral

- 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 Lecturer in Materials Science, 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: 4th October 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Academic
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Administration

Senior Administrative Assistant INSPIRE

Flexible Campus Location

Job Ref
50753
Location
Flexible Campus Location
Salary
£27,116 - £30,497 per annum

INSPIRE Senior Administrative Assistant
Can be situated at either our Lampeter, Carmarthen or Swansea Campus, but should be able and prepared to work at home and other University locations as necessary.
(£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 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 a INSPIRE Senior Administrative Assistant to join our Lampeter and Carmarthen campus on a full time Fixed term (36 months) basis working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE -
The INSPIRE Senior Administrative Assistant will play a key role in supporting the management and delivery of projects within the Institute for Sustainable Practice, Innovation, Research and Enterprise (INSPIRE) and ensure the smooth running of the team at the Carmarthen and Lampeter campuses.
The role will require excellent interpersonal and organisational ability. The post-holder will need to adapt to different situations and be well organised and methodical in approach.
The post-holder will be confident in the use of a range of IT systems and previous experience within a high level administrative role is essential, including coordinating diaries and record keeping. The post-holder will be able to multitask and manage a varied workload to assist INSPIRE team members to deliver a busy programme of events and engagement activities.
As a team player, the post-holder must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, which is considered essential for this front-facing role.
The post-holder must demonstrate flexibility during busy times to assist INSPIRE’s non-commercial teams, such as those team members who drive the University’s Civic Mission and Research agenda.
In addition, the post-holder will also be required at times to support the University’ Campus Provost (leader) on activities that further support INSPIRE’s and the University’s mission.
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 a Senior Administrative Assistant you will need:
- A degree level qualification or equivalent professional qualification or experience in a similar role.
- Previous experience in an administrative role and providing a high level of administrative support
- Experience of preparation and management of records for audit
- Excellent organisational skills, including the ability to assess priorities and work independently without supervision to plan and organise own work load
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
- Evidence of working with external partners/ stakeholders/ businesses to deliver externally funded projects
- A willingness to support others, and to work effectively as part of a team
- A high degree of professionalism and commitment to excellent customer service
- Experience in monitoring the quality of services and tasks to ensure that they are of the highest standards and in accordance with pre-determined parameters, for example within budget and on-time
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
- Ability to deal confidentially with sensitive data
- Ability to apply attention to detail across a range of different tasks
- Willingness to undertake training to further own development
- Experience of funded project delivery would be an advantage
- Experience of procurement, with knowledge of HE and EU regulations would be an advantage


The following would be beneficial to your role:

- Experience of funded project delivery
- Level 4 qualification or equivalent.
- Experience of procurement, with knowledge of HE and EU regulations
- Ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh (oral and written).


- 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 key role in our university as a Senior 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: 13th October 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37


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Administrative Officer (Quality & Partnerships)

Swansea

Job Ref
50733
Location
Swansea
Salary
£23,715 to £27,131 per annum

Administrative Officer (Quality & Partnerships)
Swansea, but should be able and prepared to work at home, and at other locations as necessary
£23,715 to £27,131 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 Swansea campus on a full time, permanent basis working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE -
You will focus on supporting senior colleagues within the Quality team with the administration of areas such as annual programme review, validation-related activities (including major/minor modifications) external examiners, external advisers and Professional Statutory Regulatory Bodies).

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 level of general education.
- Previous experience in providing high quality administrative support
- Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels and through all media
- Ability to demonstrate effective organisational skills, including the ability to meet tight deadlines
- Ability to apply attention to detail
- Experience of working with committees
- A proficiency in the use of Microsoft packages
- Demonstrates self-motivation and ability to work unsupervised.
- Able to work as part of a team and in partnership with others.
- Able and prepared to work flexibly, including travel between campuses or from home when required

It would also be beneficial if you have:
- Educated to HND or Degree level
- Previous experience of working in Higher Education
- Ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh – oral and written


- 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 key 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: 11 October 2022, 11:59pm




Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Senior Administrative Officer

Lampeter

Job Ref
50748
Location
Lampeter
Salary
£27,929 - £31,411 per annum

Senior Administrative Officer
Lampeter, but should be able and prepared to work at other locations as necessary
£27,929 - £31,411 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 a Senior Administrative Officer to join our Lampeter campus on a full time, permanent basis working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE -
You will play a key role in supporting the Provost in his day to day work ensuring that specific plans and projects are executed on a regular basis. You will be expected to undertake a wide range of duties which will include organising the Provost's diary, organising and supporting meetings on campus and in the community, organising events on campus including those organised in collaboration with external agencies and groups, engaging with a range of external partners, undertaking appropriate research tasks, taking minutes as required along with financial administration. You will also be expected to provide administrative support for the Director of Food and Rural Economy at Canolfan Tir Glas and related projects such as the Rural Observatory.

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 a Senior Administrative Officer, you will need:
- A good level of general education
- Undergraduate degree or equivalent demonstrable experience
- Relevant experience in providing high quality administrative support
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels and through all media

- Ability to manifest effective organisational skills, including ability to meet tight deadlines
- Ability to apply attention to detail
- Experience in committee administration at institutional level
- Good proficiency in the use of Microsoft and other software packages
- Ability to communicate confidently and accurately through the medium of Welsh, both orally and in writing *

It would also be beneficial if you had:
- Previous experience of working in Higher Education
- Previous experience in a customer service role


- 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 key role in the upkeep of our university as a Senior 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: 10th October 2022, 11:59pm




Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Student Services Officer – Weekend Delivery

Birmingham

Job Ref
50727
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£23,715 per annum pro-rata

- 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 Student Services team and will work closely with all functional areas to provide an effective, timely and supportive service to Home and International students as well as compliance with University and other relevant bodies such as UKVI and the Students Loan Company. This post holder will be required to work on weekends to provide support to the weekend students, along with some weekday cover.

The post holder will be required to work within the Student Services Team, as well as working closely with other student-facing professional teams, lecturing staff and colleagues as appropriate to ensure work is completed efficiently and effectively. The role also requires the post holder to be able to work independently and use initiative with the self-motivation to meet deadlines.

Main duties will include:
• Respond appropriately and effectively to all issues and comments raised by students.
• Be responsible for communicating with students for example on any timetable changes, cancelled or re-scheduled classes.
• Establish and maintain effective and efficient student service processes to enable an appropriate and timely service to the students.
• Liaise closely with relevant colleagues and services to maintain consistency of quality services and standards across all campuses.
• Plan, manage and organise re-enrolment for progressing students.
• Organise and service Staff Student Committee meetings at regular intervals and ensure follow up actions.
• Maintain regular contact with students, obtain informal feedback and ensuring follow up actions.
• Implement and monitor the attendance system, in full compliance with University and UKVI requirements, ensuring regular monitoring of attendance data in line with the
Attendance Policy for taught and research students and highlight any issues promptly.
• Ensure that the attendance records are maintained continuously and provide regular reports.
• Identify students who fall short of attendance and initiate appropriate processes for such students.
• Alert the line manager of any potential risk arising from student attendance in a timely manner and maintain records of any attendance related correspondence with
students.
• Communicate with appropriate and relevant colleagues within the University in order to ensure compliance with the University and UKVI rules and regulations, and those
of any other relevant Authorities/Bodies.

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:
• Good level of general education
• Evidence of providing high quality customer service
• Previous administrative experience in a fast-paced environment
• Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Evidence of paying attention to detail
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and plan workload

- 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: 7th October 2022, 11:59 pm

Function
Administration
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
22.2


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Student Services Officer

Birmingham

Job Ref
50726
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£23,715 per annum pro-rata

- 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 postholder will be a member of the Student Services team and will work closely with all functional areas to provide an effective, timely and supportive service to Home and International students as well as compliance with University and other relevant bodies such as UKVI and the Students Loan Company.

The postholder will act as the first point of call for student queries and will be empowered to resolve a list of common student queries and issues without the need for further referral. Where referral is required, the postholder will make an active referral and track the resolution of student issues through to completion. The student frontline team will be in regular communication with colleagues to ensure a consistent high-quality approach to student support. The postholder will be required to build effective and sustainable working relationships within the University such as the Registry, Academic Office, and Students’ Union as well as with external organisations.

The post holder will be required to work within the Student Services Team, as well as working closely with other student-facing professional teams, lecturing staff and colleagues as appropriate to ensure work is completed efficiently and effectively. The role also requires the post holder to be able to work independently and use initiative with the self-motivation to meet deadlines.

The post may require travel between different delivery locations and other University sites depending on operational needs.

-MAIN DUTIES-
• To respond appropriately and effectively to all issues and comments raised by students
• To be responsible for communicating with students for example on any timetable changes, cancelled or re-scheduled classes
• Establish and maintain effective and efficient student service processes to enable an appropriate and timely service to the students.
• Liaise closely with relevant colleagues and services to maintain consistency of quality services and standards across all campuses.
• Plan, manage and organise re-enrolment for progressing students.
• Organise and service Staff Student Committee meetings at regular intervals and ensure follow up actions.
• Maintain regular contact with students, obtain informal feedback and ensuring follow up actions.
• Implement and monitor the attendance system, in full compliance with University and UKVI requirements, ensuring regular monitoring of attendance data in line with the Attendance Policy for taught and research students and highlight any issues promptly.
• Ensure that the attendance records are maintained continuously and provide regular reports. Identify students who fall short of attendance and initiate appropriate processes for such students.
• Alert the line manager of any potential risk arising from student attendance in a timely manner and maintain records of any attendance related correspondence with students.
• Communicate with appropriate and relevant colleagues within the University in order to ensure compliance with the University and UKVI rules and regulations, and those of any other relevant Authorities/Bodies.
• Proactively ensure that all individual student data including data related to student finance is accurate and current at all times.
• Update continuously the student records on the student management information system (for example SITS).
• Manage student letter requests, including requests for, travel, term break letters, etc.
• Organisation and promotion of student facing events and information
• Any other duties as commensurate with the level of the role

- REQUIREMENTS -
You should have:
• A good level of general education
• Evidence of providing high quality customer service
• Previous administrative experience in a fast-paced environment
• Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Evidence of paying attention to detail
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and plan workload
• IT literacy, with knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, and the ability to learn new packages
• Ability to work as part of a team and in partnership with others
• Evidence of a high level of self-motivation with the ability to work under minimal supervision

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: 7th October 2022, 11:59 pm

Function
Administration
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
14.8


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Student Services Officer

Birmingham

Job Ref
50725
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£23,715 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 postholder will be a member of the Student Services team and will work closely with all functional areas to provide an effective, timely and supportive service to Home and International students as well as compliance with University and other relevant bodies such as UKVI and the Students Loan Company.

The postholder will act as the first point of call for student queries and will be empowered to resolve a list of common student queries and issues without the need for further referral. Where referral is required, the postholder will make an active referral and track the resolution of student issues through to completion. The student frontline team will be in regular communication with colleagues to ensure a consistent high-quality approach to student support. The postholder will be required to build effective and sustainable working relationships within the University such as the Registry, Academic Office, and Students’ Union as well as with external organisations.

The post holder will be required to work within the Student Services Team, as well as working closely with other student-facing professional teams, lecturing staff and colleagues as appropriate to ensure work is completed efficiently and effectively. The role also requires the post holder to be able to work independently and use initiative with the self-motivation to meet deadlines.

The post may require travel between different delivery locations and other University sites depending on operational needs.

-MAIN DUTIES-
• To respond appropriately and effectively to all issues and comments raised by students
• To be responsible for communicating with students for example on any timetable changes, cancelled or re-scheduled classes
• Establish and maintain effective and efficient student service processes to enable an appropriate and timely service to the students.
• Liaise closely with relevant colleagues and services to maintain consistency of quality services and standards across all campuses.
• Plan, manage and organise re-enrolment for progressing students.
• Organise and service Staff Student Committee meetings at regular intervals and ensure follow up actions.
• Maintain regular contact with students, obtain informal feedback and ensuring follow up actions.
• Implement and monitor the attendance system, in full compliance with University and UKVI requirements, ensuring regular monitoring of attendance data in line with the Attendance Policy for taught and research students and highlight any issues promptly.
• Ensure that the attendance records are maintained continuously and provide regular reports. Identify students who fall short of attendance and initiate appropriate processes for such students.
• Alert the line manager of any potential risk arising from student attendance in a timely manner and maintain records of any attendance related correspondence with students.
• Communicate with appropriate and relevant colleagues within the University in order to ensure compliance with the University and UKVI rules and regulations, and those of any other relevant Authorities/Bodies.
• Proactively ensure that all individual student data including data related to student finance is accurate and current at all times.
• Update continuously the student records on the student management information system (for example SITS).
• Manage student letter requests, including requests for, travel, term break letters, etc.
• Organisation and promotion of student facing events and information
• Any other duties as commensurate with the level of the role

- REQUIREMENTS -
You should have:
• A good level of general education
• Evidence of providing high quality customer service
• Previous administrative experience in a fast-paced environment
• Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Evidence of paying attention to detail
• Ability to meet tight deadlines and plan workload
• IT literacy, with knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, and the ability to learn new packages
• Ability to work as part of a team and in partnership with others
• Evidence of a high level of self-motivation with the ability to work under minimal supervision

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: 7th October 2022, 11:59 pm

Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Assessment Officer

Birmingham

Job Ref
50728
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£23,715 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 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: 7th October 2022, 11:59 pm

Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Senior Administrative Officer: Marketing and Communications

Birmingham

Job Ref
50713
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£27,929 to £31,411 per annum

Senior Administrative Officer: Marketing and Communications
Birmingham campus base, but should be able and prepared to work at other locations as necessary
£27,929 to £31,411 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 a Senior Administrative Officer: Marketing and Communications
to join our Swansea campus on a full time, Permanent basis, working 37 hours per week.

THE ROLE
The role of Senior Administrative Officer: Marketing and Communications is to enable work across the IICL Birmingham Campus in an integrated and innovative manner, focussing on enhancing internal and external awareness of the Birmingham Campus, thereby increasing student recruitment, retention and progression targets, as well as fostering local community relations.

ABOUT YOU
To be considered as a Senior Administrative Officer: Marketing and Communications, you will need:
- A marketing and/or communications (or related) qualification OR equivalent work experience
- Relevant previous experience of working in a marketing environment in a multicultural environment
- Demonstrable creative thinking and effective writing skills
- Effective interpersonal and communication skills
- Ability to apply attention to detail and to prioritise work to meet tight deadlines
- Relevant and appropriate IT skills

It would also be beneficial if you had:
- Professional marketing qualification (or other related field)
- Networking, negotiating and influencing skills with other stakeholders
- Experience of working within a target-driven environment

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
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: 7th October 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Finance

Team Leader (Accounts Receivable)

Carmarthen

Job Ref
50750
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£27,929 - £31,411 Per Annum

Team Leader – Accounts Receivable Team
Carmarthen campus, but should be able and prepared to work at home, and at other locations as necessary
£27,929 - £31,411 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 a Team Leader – Accounts Receivable to join our Carmarthen campus on a full time permanent basis working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE -
You will Lead the team and assist with timely invoicing and collection of all income due to the University. You will be responsible for establishing, in consultation, appropriate KPI’s for the Accounts Receivable team. You will be responsible for reviewing existing income/debt processing systems for efficiency and effectiveness.

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 a Senior Administrative Officer you will need:
- Education to degree level or equivalent
- Previous experience of working within a Finance function
- Possesses good interpersonal and communication skills.
- Able to demonstrate previous experience in leading a team.
- Possesses skills to manage and prioritize.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
- Possesses excellent IT skills – including Microsoft packages.
- Demonstrates self-motivation and ability to work unsupervised.
- Adopts a positive approach to personal learning and development.



The following would be beneficial to your role:

- A relevant Business or Finance degree or qualification (such as AAT)
- Previous experience in delivering timely invoicing and collection of income due with a wide range of income sources and customers.
- Ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh – oral and written.


- 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 key role in our university as a Team Leader – Accounts Receivable, 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: 10th October 2022 by 11:59pm

Function
Finance
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Gweinyddiaeth

Cydlynydd Asesu Sgiliau Cymraeg

Lleoliad Campws Hyblyg

Job Ref
50729
Location
Lleoliad Campws Hyblyg
Salary
£32,348 - £36,386 y flwyddyn

Cydlynydd Asesu Sgiliau Cymraeg
Campws yng Nghymru i’w drafod
£32,348 - £36,386 y flwyddyn

- AMDANOM NI -

Mae Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant yn brifysgol sy’n canolbwyntio ar gyflogaeth, ac sy’n ymroi i sicrhau bod myfyrwyr o gefndiroedd amrywiol yn datblygu’r wybodaeth academaidd a’r sgiliau ymarferol i ffynnu.
Cawsom ein gosod yn 13eg am ansawdd addysgu yn y Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 ac 8fed yn y DU am ‘Gynhwysiant Cymdeithasol’ yn y gynghrair hon eleni.
Rydym ni nawr yn edrych am Cydlynydd Asesu Sgiliau Cymraeg i ymuno â ni ar sail llawn amser, cyfnod penodol o 12 mis, yn gweithio am 37 awr yr wythnos.

- Y RÔL -
Y Ganolfan Dysgu Cymraeg Genedlaethol sy’n cynllunio a monitro pob agwedd ar y sector Dysgu Cymraeg i oedolion – o lunio cyrsiau ac adnoddau i hyfforddiant tiwtoriaid, ymchwil a data, marchnata a chyfathrebu.
Erfyn Diagnostig y Ganolfan yw’r Gwiriwr Lefel Dysgu Cymraeg. Nod y Gwiriwr yw darparu diagnostig cynhwysfawr, hawdd i’w ddefnyddio, er mwyn rhoi dangosydd o lefel Cymraeg cyfredol. Bydd y Gwiriwr yn galluogi dysgwyr i ddeall eu lefel Cymraeg cyfredol, gan ganiatáu iddynt chwilio am gwrs Dysgu Cymraeg ar y lefel gywir. Mae’r Gwiriwr hefyd yn galluogi cyflogwyr i gael trosolwg cywir o’u gweithlu yn nhermau eu sgiliau Cymraeg, a all eu cynorthwyo wrth adnabod anghenion hyfforddi.
Gweler y Disgrifiad Swydd am fanylion pellach, lle bydd hefyd restr o’r meini prawf hanfodol a dymunol ym ‘Manyleb yr Unigolyn’.

- AMDANOCH CHI -
Bydd angen i chi feddu ar y canlynol:
- Gradd mewn disgyblaeth berthnasol (neu’r profiad proffesiynol cyfwerth)
- Profiad o weithio’n effeithiol fel unigolyn a fel rhan o dîm
- Dealltwriaeth o egwyddorion dysgu iaith
- Gwybodaeth am y CEFR a Chwricwlwm Cenedlaethol Cymraeg i Oedolion
- Profiad o asesu a dadansoddi cyrhaeddiad ar gyfer y pedair sgìl iaith.
- Y gallu i gyfathrebu drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg – ar lafar ac yn ysgrifenedig
- Sgiliau TG da gan gynnwys defnyddio pecynnau MS
- Y gallu i gyflawni gwaith yn annibynnol, yn erbyn terfynau amser tynn
- Meddu ar sgiliau rhyngbersonol a chyfathrebu addas ar gyfer ystod o gynulleidfaoedd gyda’r gallu i argyhoeddi a dwyn perswâd
- Barod a gallu deithio i fodloni gofynion sy’n ymwneud â’r swydd ac i weithio o amrywiol leoliadau pan fo angen

Byddai’n fuddiol pe bai gennych chi:
- Cymhwyster neu hyfforddiant benodol mewn rheoli prosiectau
- Profiad o:
- weithio yn y sector Dysgu Cymraeg,
- ddarparu cyngor ar ddysgu Cymraeg,
- ddarparu hyfforddiant a/neu gefnogaeth o fewn maes cysylltiol,
- ddefnyddio dadansoddiadau data i wneud newidiadau

- BUDDION –
- Yr hawl gwyliau blynyddol yw 28 diwrnod o wyliau ynghyd â 8 gwyl banc a 4 diwrnod cau’r Brifysgol
Mae ein gweithwyr yn manteisio ar becyn cyflog a buddion gwych i gydnabod eu cyfraniad gwerthfawr gan gynnwys:

- Cyflog ac amodau da; fel cyflogwr cyflog byw achrededig, rydym yn cynnig cyflog cystadleuol

- Aelodaeth cynllun pensiwn gan USS i ddarparu buddion i chi a’ch teulu

- Polisïau sy’n dda i deuluoedd sy’n darparu ar gyfer gweithio hyblyg, gan gynnwys absenoldeb mamolaeth a thadolaeth â thâl

- Cyfleoedd gyrfa a datblygu, gan gynnwys cymorth i sicrhau cymwysterau pellach

- Cefnogaeth iechyd meddwl a llesiant, yn cynnwys gwasanaethau cymorth iechyd galwedigaethol a chwnsela

- Gostyngiadau i staff ar amrywiol gynhyrchion a gwasanaethau

- Cynlluniau teithio, gan gynnwys y cynllun seiclo i’r gwaith

Felly os ydych chi’n awyddus i chwarae rhan bwysig yn cynnal ein prifysgol fel Cydlynydd Asesu Sgiliau Cymraeg, ymgeisiwch drwy’r botwm perthnasol.
Nodwch nad yw’r broses ymgeisio’n cynnwys opsiwn i gyflwyno CV. Felly, caiff eich cais ei asesu ar sail eich atebion i gwestiynau’r cais yn unig, ac yn benodol, eich Datganiad Ategol.

Dyddiad Cau: 7 Hydref 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Gweinyddiaeth
Status
Amser llawn
Type
Contract Cyfnod Penodol
Hours
37


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Operations

Operations Administrator

Birmingham

Job Ref
50731
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£9.90 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: 5th October 2022, 11:59 pm

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


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Operations Administrator

Birmingham

Job Ref
50730
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£21,197 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 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.

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

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:
• 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
• Demonstrates self-motivation and ability to work unsupervised

- 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: 5th October 2022, 11:59 pm

Function
Operations
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37


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Research

Post-doctoral Researcher: (Digital Islam across Europe - CHANSE)

Lampeter

Job Ref
50732
Location
Lampeter
Salary
£37,474 to £43,414 per annum

Post-doctoral Researcher: (Digital Islam across Europe - CHANSE)
Lampeter Campus - Flexible remote working available.
£37,474 to £43,414 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 a Post-doctoral Researcher to join us on a full time, fixed term basis working 37 hours per week for 30 months.

- THE ROLE -
Digital Islam across Europe: Understanding Muslims’ Participation in Online Islamic Environments is A 30 month research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council through the CHANSE (Collaboration of Humanities and Social Sciences in Europe) programme on "Transformations: Social and cultural dynamics in the digital age".

You will work with Prof Bunt on seeding online databases to provide curated website content. You will utilise archiving tools to curate these materials, creating thematic and topical collections of online content, including forms of social media. You will collate, organise and help to analyse the commonalities and differences regarding the online production of (i) key Muslim organisations in the five countries and (ii) key influencers. Content will be analysed through NVivo for specific key terms. Online Islamic activities will be interpreted and classified. Commentaries on interpreted material will be published as part of its user engagement activities

You will work collaboratively with Dr Cheruvallil-Contractor to set up and implement a survey on Muslims’ utilisation of online space. This involves setting up and doing interviews with representatives of Muslim organisations and online influencers. It also requires conducting literature and database searches and preparing reviews of findings, transcription, analysis, data coding, evaluation and reporting of qualitative/quantitative data.

You will work collaboratively with Prof Volpi on the management and the impact aspects of the project Digital Islam across Europe.

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 a Post-doctoral Researcher, you will need:
- Hold a PhD in the study of religions and/or in a digital humanities field
- Expertise, knowledge, and academic publication in the contemporary study of Islam
- Strong awareness of the diversities and complexities of British Muslim communities and networks across the UK
- Experience in working academically in at least one of the key research themes associated with the project (gender, politics, religious authority)
- Specialist research interests in Islam in the UK and online Islamic environments
- Familiarity with specialist software (NVivo, NCapture, web content management), and willingness to acquire other software skillsets required
- High levels of digital literacy
- Awareness of digital humanities in the study of Islam
- Proven ability to analyse and critically reflect on research content and issues
- Ability to organise and liaise with the project team, including regular meetings and advisory board sessions.
- Excellent organisational skills including the ability to assess priorities and work independently without supervision and to plan, organise and prioritise own work on a daily, weekly or monthly basis.
- Ability to communicate with all stakeholders
- Sensitive communication of project activities and findings, online and in-person
- A commitment to continuous professional development

It would also be beneficial if you had:
- An MA (or equivalent) in a subject directly relating to the project
- The experience of organising seminars, workshops and conferences
- Knowledge of data protection issues and ethical sensitivities associated with the research areas.
- Expertise with social media and communications ethics (to present the project to wider audiences)
- Experience in delivering workshops, lectures and seminars (in person and online)
- Ability to contribute to the university culture, and to its activities where appropriate as part of continuing professional development.
- Understanding of the requirements of the funded programme
- Evidence of continuous professional development
- Ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh (oral and written)

- 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’re seeking to play a key role in the upkeep of our university as a Post-doctoral Researcher, 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: 10 October 2022, 11:59pm




Function
Research
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37


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Teaching Research Associate

Swansea

Job Ref
50351
Location
Swansea
Salary
£27,929 - £31,411 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.

MADE
In the constantly-evolving world of manufacturing, Industry 4.0 is an opportunity to explore technologies that have the potential to increase efficiency, maximise productivity and future-proof businesses.

MADE Cymru is a suite of EU-funded projects supported by the European Structural and Investment Funds through the Welsh Government and delivered by University of Wales Trinity Saint David. Our university-accredited courses and expert-led business support scheme can help individuals and organisations to adapt to both the challenges and opportunities of Industry 4.0.

We are now looking for a Teaching and Research Associates to join our team as fully funded PhD students and part time employee.

- THE ROLE –
This 0.6FTE (3 days per week) role will be carried out alongside a fully funded PhD supported by the University. Alongside your academic research, the main purpose of this role will be to work closely with the MADE Cymru team to focus on delivering of content in the areas of Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) and Industrial Cyber-Security alongside undertaking a fully funded industry led PhD. You will deliver key lectures in your research area to support the delivery of the MADE Cymru programme Industry 4.0 modules.

You will support the delivery of the MADE Cymru portfolio by working closely with lecturers to create innovative learning experiences, and develop and maintain the virtual learning environment (VLE) for specific modules and programmes. You will be highly supported in your own personal development with the opportunity to gain academic and practical experience and skills.

- ABOUT YOU-

You should have an honours degree in an Engineering, Computing or associated Technology related discipline with a postgraduate (or equivalent) qualification in a relevant discipline or nearing completion. In addition you must have experience in Machine Learning as well as a high level of digital literacy
You will need to be organised and manage an administrative workload ensuring compliance with health
and safety matters, including risk assessments and to build and develop effective relationships with
internal and external stakeholders.

BENEFITS -
Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:
- A fully funded Phd supported by the University
- Annual leave entitlement is 28 days' annual leave per year, plus 8 Bank Holidays and 4 University closure days.
- 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
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

Other organisations may call this role Teaching Assistant, Tutorial Assistant, PhD Studentship or Research Assistant.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Teaching Research Associate, 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 9 October 2022 at 23.59pm

Function
Research
Status
Part Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract


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Student Services

Learning Support Specialist - 1 to 1 study skills support (SPLD)

Flexible Campus Location

Job Ref
50678
Location
Flexible Campus Location
Salary
£29.14 per hour 'Consolidated rate - 1.5 hours'

Learning Support Specialist to provide 1 to 1 study skills support (SPLD)
Swansea, Carmarthen, and/or Lampeter campus (hybrid working and travel to other locations as necessary)

- 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.

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

We are now looking for a Learning Support Specialists to join the Student Services Department in Swansea, Carmarthen and/or Lampeter on a permanent basis.

- THE ROLE -

As a Learning Support Specialist, you will provide high-quality specialist learning support to students with Specific Learning Differences and other disabilities.

Reporting to the Learning Support Manager, you will provide first-line support and refer students to services providing further help. You will offer information, advice, guidance and practical and emotional support, using a range of multi-sensory strategies to facilitate independent learning and support students to identify their individual learning preferences and strengths. This will include developing and implementing Individual Learning Contracts with students and providing a specialist learning environment.

Working collaboratively with Learning Support Managers, Disability Advisers and other colleagues from across the University, you will ensure appropriate support is provided to disabled students to enhance their student experience.

- ABOUT YOU -

To be considered as a Learning Support Specialist, you will need:

- Evidence of current experience of disabled student support
- Experience of interpretation of documentation and regulations
- Excellent IT skills to ensure accurate record-keeping with experience of using e-resources
- To demonstrate respect for diversity and an awareness of boundary issues and other ethical and professional issues
- A teaching qualification
- A professional body membership for DSA fundable non-medical helpers

It would also be beneficial to have:
- The ability to speak and write through the medium of Welsh (verbal and written)

- BENEFITS -

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
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme

Other organisations may call this role Learning Support Assistant, Specialist Learning Support Assistant, or Student Support Officer.

Please note, this role will require an ‘Enhanced with Adult’s Barred List’ DBS check.

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Learning Support Specialist, 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: 6 October 2022, 11:59pm

Function
Student Services
Status
Flexible
Type
Casual
Hours
0


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