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Lecturer in Digital Animation (China)

Swansea

Job Ref
51323
Location
Swansea
Salary
£39,347 to £45,585 per annum

Lecturer in Digital Animation
Swansea Campus & China
£39,347 to £45,585 per annum

- ABOUT US -

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is proud of our dedicated and talented employees, and we work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of our students and the communities we serve. We are 14th in the UK for Social Inclusion and 28th in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023), and 21st in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide, 2023). Our success depends heavily on the commitment and skills of our people.

We are now looking for a Lecturer in Digital Animation to be based in Swansea but will be focused on delivery at a partner institution in China. This role will be on a full-time basis for a fixed term period of 2 years.

- THE ROLE –

The post of Lecturer in Digital Animation will be located within the Wales Institute of Science and Art (WISA) but will be focused on delivery at our partner institutions, in China. It is envisaged that the post holder will have to spend a significant proportion of their work time in China – where all teaching will be delivered in English. Some work will be required in the UK and this can be a blend of Online and face to face. Staff training will be given to ensure our Chinese students benefit from the latest UK educational materials and methods. There will also be training on the pedagogical perspectives of the Chinese learner.

The post holder will be under the line management of the Assistant Dean of the Wales Institute of Science and Art, but for operational daily duties will work under with Faculty staff in China.

- ABOUT YOU -

To be considered as a Lecturer in Digital Animation, you will need:
• An honours degree in a relevant discipline
• Evidence of the ability to deliver teaching, assessment and student support at undergraduate level in the subject areas.
• Demonstrable ongoing commitment to professional enhancement, scholarship and / or research and project work
• Good organisational and personal management skills to balance competing pressures of teaching, scholarship, research, administrative demands, and deadlines.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to develop international relationships.
• IT proficiency and experience of using e-resources including a willingness to teach by video-link, VLE, e-mail or website delivery
• Demonstrable commitment to team working.
• Willingness to work flexibly to meet role requirements – particularly for long periods in China.

- 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 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
- Access to a benefits and wellbeing platform, with a choice of benefits to suit your needs, including electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme and financial wellbeing services
- Support for health and wellbeing, including access to on-campus sports facilities at discounted rates, occupational health, and counselling support services
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including enhanced paid maternity and paternity leave
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme.

So, if you feel you could thrive and make an impact in this role, 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.
Note your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in. To apply in Welsh, please click ‘Cymraeg’ at the top right of the screen.

Closing date: 27 June 2024, 11:59pm

Function
Academic
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37

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Hourly Paid Lecturer in Health and Social Care

Birmingham

Job Ref
51320
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£41.92 per hour plus a holiday entitlement of 18.03%

- ABOUT -
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 -
Hourly Paid Lecturers in Health and Social Care are expected to 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 may be required to develop a range of teaching and assessment materials, covering specified modules and subject areas and may lead on modules and programmes in particular: Early Years, Public Health, Digital Health and Psychology.

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 undertake scholarship, training or project work, either individually or within a team, to ensure ongoing professional development and to enhance the profile of the Institute and the University. The post holder will make a positive contribution to the day-to-day activities that may cover areas such as student recruitment, marketing activities, research seminars and workshops, staff training and professional development.

Main duties will include:
• Deliver teaching, learning and assessments, as well as provide support to students at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level of study, either individually or as a member of a teaching team.
• Deliver teaching and learning strategies in a variety of contexts, such as, online or blended learning teaching and learning, seminar and small group tutorials to large-group lectures, workshops and/or placements, using appropriate and engaging teaching and learning styles, within an established programme of study.
• Be involved in the design and development of high-quality teaching and learning material, sharing information/material on the University’s Virtual Learning Environment, develop strategies for formative and summative assessments, and develop assessment criteria, following the relevant quality assurance requirements.
• Supervise the work of students in a timely, professional and supportive manner, providing necessary advice on study skills, research methods, assessment and dissertation work.
• Offer appropriate advice, feedback, support, and encouragement to students, in both an academic and personal tutor role, to ensure a high-quality student experience.
• Undertake relevant scholarly activity, either as part of a collaborative project or individually, as a means of updating knowledge in an appropriate specialism and underpinning effective learning and teaching, or for seeking publication, knowledge transfer, public dissemination, or for funding and grant opportunities.
• Undertake relevant administrative tasks to ensure the effective operation and management of the curriculum and, at the request of a line manager, undertake a small cross-programme or School administrative role such as student admissions, involvement in marketing and open day initiatives.
• Engage in continuing professional development and enhancement through, for example, gaining membership of the Higher Education Academy, through relevant University staff development or through membership of a relevant professional body.
• Be an active and enthusiastic member of the Institute, working collaboratively with colleagues, participating in school boards and staff-student committees, attending, where appropriate, Faculty working groups and committees, and making a positive contribution to the Institute’s overall culture and environment.

- REQUIREMENTS -
You should have:
• Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Early Years, Public Health, Digital Health,Psychology and/or any other relevant disciplines)
• Experience in teaching, delivery, assessment and student support at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Higher Education (HE)
• Experience in teaching and supporting students from diverse backgrounds
• Experience in the design and development of module content, learning material, and assessments
• Demonstrable organisational and personal management skills
• Demonstrable interpersonal and communication skills with evidence of a commitment to team working and teaching
• IT proficiency and experience of using e-resources including a willingness to teach by video link, VLE, e-mail or online delivery
• Evidence of ability to balance competing pressures of teaching, scholarship, research, administrative demands and deadlines

- FURTHER INFORMATION -
• Please note that immigration sponsorship under the UK Government’s Skilled Worker visa route is not available for this role

- 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: 23rd June 2024, at 11:59pm.

Function
Academic
Status
Flexible
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
Flexible

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Lecturer in Visual Communication Design (Lanzhou, China)

Swansea

Job Ref
51318
Location
Swansea
Salary
£39,347 to £45,585 per annum

Lecturer in Visual Communication Design (Lanzhou)
Swansea Campus & Lanzhou, China (hybrid working with travel to other locations as necessary)
£39,347 - £45,585 per annum
Fixed Term for 2 years

- ABOUT US -
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is proud of our dedicated and talented employees, and we work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of our students and the communities we serve. We are 14th in the UK for Social Inclusion and 28th in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023), and 21st in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide, 2023). Our success depends heavily on the commitment and skills of our people.

We are now looking to recruit a Lecturer in Visual Communication Design to be based in Swansea, within the Wales Institute of Science and Art (WISA) but will be focused on delivery at our partner institution in Lanzhou, China.

- ABOUT LANZHOU UNIVERSITY -
Lanzhou, is at the hinterland of mainland China and lies in the upper reaches of the Yellow River. It is an important city in the northwest region. With its beautiful mountains and rivers, profound history and brilliant culture and multiple ethnic groups, it is a prime choice for university to thrive and develop talents.
With its long history, strength in management and outstanding performance, it ranked among the top universities in China. For further information please click here: https://en.lzu.edu.cn/

- THE ROLE –
To deliver high quality teaching based in the UK but with the opportunity to spend a significant proportion of your work time in China – where all teaching will be in English. In in the UK you will enable the further development of the partnership by facilitating other UK based staff members to engage more fully and liaise with colleagues in Lanzhou to ensure our Chinese students benefit from the latest UK educational materials and methods.
You will be under the line management of the Deputy Dean, Wales College Lanzhou but for operational day-to-day duties will work under the guidance of the relevant Programme and Partnership team leaders as well as working closely with Chinese colleagues.

- ABOUT YOU –
To be successful in the role you must be a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and sustain excellent working relationships in the UK and China and should have the following:
• An undergraduate and postgraduate degree related to either Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Interactive Design
• Evidence of the ability to deliver teaching, assessment and student support at undergraduate level in at least 2 relevant subject areas.
• Demonstrable ongoing commitment to professional enhancement, scholarship and / or research and project work
• Good organisational and personal management skills to balance competing pressures of teaching, scholarship, research, administrative demands, and deadlines.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to develop international relationships.
• IT proficiency and experience of using e-resources including a willingness to teach by video-link, VLE, e-mail or website delivery
• Demonstrable commitment to team working.
• Willingness to work flexibly to meet role requirements – particularly long periods in China (e.g. 12 weeks)

It would be beneficial to your application if you have a masters level degree or PhD in a relevant discipline with a Teaching qualification and / or a TEFL qualification.

- BENEFITS -
Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution and in addition to these you will receive a competitive employment package while in China including:
• Travel to and from China to undertake the teaching
• Suitable accommodation while in China will be paid for by the University
• Visa application support to enable you to enter and work in China.
• Health insurance equivalent to Chinese employees in the partner university
• Legal Insurance
• Mid trip travel where there is a business or personal need such as in the event of illness, family emergencies, unrest, or political issues.
• Language support and training which may be provided by UWTSD.
• WIFI and any relevant roaming charges incurred for business to get access to the full internet and UK social media within the Chinese firewall.
• Charges incurred in setting up a Chinese bank account as credit cards are not universally accepted.
• A contribution towards food and sustenance in line with UWTSD policies
• An entertainment allowance for the purpose of networking and reciprocating Chinese hospitality (Chinese colleagues receive an allowance to entertain overseas staff once a month)

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge and the opportunity to share your passion for Art and Design with our students, with a valuable experience of living and working in China then 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: 21 June 2024, 11:59pm

Function
Academic
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37

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Lecturer in Environmental Design (Lanzhou, China)

Swansea

Job Ref
51319
Location
Swansea
Salary
£39,347 to £45,585 per annum

Lecturer in Environmental Design (Lanzhou)
Swansea Campus & Lanzhou, China (hybrid working with travel to other locations as necessary)
£39,347 - £45,585 per annum
Fixed Term for 2 years

- ABOUT US -
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is proud of our dedicated and talented employees, and we work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of our students and the communities we serve. We are 14th in the UK for Social Inclusion and 28th in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023), and 21st in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide, 2023). Our success depends heavily on the commitment and skills of our people.

We are now looking to recruit a Lecturer in Environmental Design to be based in Swansea, within the Wales Institute of Science and Art (WISA) but will be focused on delivery at our partner institution in Lanzhou, China.

- ABOUT LANZHOU UNIVERSITY -
Lanzhou, is at the hinterland of mainland China and lies in the upper reaches of the Yellow River. It is an important city in the northwest region. With its beautiful mountains and rivers, profound history and brilliant culture and multiple ethnic groups, it is a prime choice for university to thrive and develop talents.
With its long history, strength in management and outstanding performance, it ranked among the top universities in China. For further information please click here: https://en.lzu.edu.cn/

- THE ROLE –
To deliver high quality teaching based in the UK but with the opportunity to spend a significant proportion of your work time in China – where all teaching will be in English. In in the UK you will enable the further development of the partnership by facilitating other UK based staff members to engage more fully and liaise with colleagues in Lanzhou to ensure our Chinese students benefit from the latest UK educational materials and methods.
You will be under the line management of the Deputy Dean, Wales College Lanzhou but for operational day-to-day duties will work under the guidance of the relevant Programme and Partnership team leaders as well as working closely with Chinese colleagues.

- ABOUT YOU –
To be successful in the role you must be a team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and sustain excellent working relationships in the UK and China and should have the following:
• An undergraduate and postgraduate degree related to either Environment Design, Interior Design or Landscape Design, Architectural design
• Evidence of the ability to deliver teaching, assessment and student support at undergraduate level in at least 2 relevant subject areas.
• Demonstrable ongoing commitment to professional enhancement, scholarship and / or research and project work
• Good organisational and personal management skills to balance competing pressures of teaching, scholarship, research, administrative demands, and deadlines.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to develop international relationships.
• IT proficiency and experience of using e-resources including a willingness to teach by video-link, VLE, e-mail or website delivery
• Demonstrable commitment to team working.
• Willingness to work flexibly to meet role requirements – particularly long periods in China (e.g. 12 weeks)

It would be beneficial to your application if you have a masters level degree or PhD in a relevant discipline with a Teaching qualification and / or a TEFL qualification

- BENEFITS -
Our employees get access to a great pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution and in addition to these you will receive a competitive employment package while in China including:
• Travel to and from China to undertake the teaching
• Suitable accommodation while in China will be paid for by the University
• Visa application support to enable you to enter and work in China.
• Health insurance equivalent to Chinese employees in the partner university
• Legal Insurance
• Mid trip travel where there is a business or personal need such as in the event of illness, family emergencies, unrest, or political issues.
• Language support and training which may be provided by UWTSD.
• WIFI and any relevant roaming charges incurred for business to get access to the full internet and UK social media within the Chinese firewall.
• Charges incurred in setting up a Chinese bank account as credit cards are not universally accepted.
• A contribution towards food and sustenance in line with UWTSD policies
• An entertainment allowance for the purpose of networking and reciprocating Chinese hospitality (Chinese colleagues receive an allowance to entertain overseas staff once a month)

So, if you’re seeking your next challenge and the opportunity to share your passion for Art and Design with our students, with a valuable experience of living and working in China then 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: 21 June 2024, 11:59pm

Function
Academic
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37

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Administration

Admissions Officer

London

Job Ref
51302
Location
London
Salary
£25,138 per annum plus London Weighting Allowance of £4,000 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.

From June, this role will be based at our new Westferry Circus Campus. The Institute's move to Westferry Circus has many benefits but, most importantly, it will significantly enhance the learning and teaching experience for our students. Westferry Circus is an iconic and contemporary riverside building at the heart of London’s vibrant business district surrounded by a host of cultural and leisure amenities with convenient transport links by tube, bus, DLR and road. The new campus is designed to provide a friendly and welcoming environment to ensure that both staff and students can develop to their full potential in one of the most exciting cities in the world.

- THE ROLE -
The post holder will be a member of the Admissions team and will be responsible for ensuring effective and timely service in the recruitment and admission of home applicants, in compliance with policies of the University and other relevant regulatory bodies.

The post holder will work closely across all relevant functional areas of London Campus and Birmingham Campus (LC/BC) and in particular focus London admissions, as well as agent-led recruitment for Wales, being able to support both during peak periods. The Admissions Officer provides an effective and timely service in the recruitment and admission of applicants from Home/EU countries, in compliance with the regulations and requirements of the University and other relevant Bodies.

The post holder will be required to work with relevant colleagues in Wales and at other UWTSD campuses as required. The post holder will also liaise with external agencies as required and may need to spend some blocks of between 3 and 10 working days in Wales at key points in the admissions cycle.

The post holder will be required to liaise regularly with a range of colleagues including the Student Services teams and the Campus Operations Managers, Executive Dean and Dean in LC/BC to ensure smooth implementation of the admissions processes. The post holder will also be required to disseminate information to senior managers and staff relating to applications and applicants. The ability to travel independently is a prerequisite of this post.

The role will focus on supporting applicants in their journey from recruitment to enrollment as part of the Admissions team. The post holder will be required to work within the Admissions 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 self-motivation to meet deadlines.

Main duties of the role includes, but is not restricted to, the following:
• Liaising with external recruitment service providers
• Assisting in providing appropriate information to facilitate communication with external bodies such as the UKVI and the Student Loans Company (SLC)
• Providing relevant course and programme information to support applications for external funding
• Working with the Registry department in matters related to admissions
• Offering training and guidance individually, and as part of a team, to agents and other recruitment service providers
• Reporting changes in student circumstances and ensuring compliance with any sponsorship duties
• Screening and processing applications received through agencies and/or direct applicants
• Producing conditional / unconditional offer letters and communicating to relevant parties as appropriate
• Coordinating and organising interviews of applicants
• Recording and updating data on the University’s, and external, management systems, up to the point of registration
• Working with the marketing team in coordinating and delivering recruitment activities, including dealing with student recruitment agencies, planning promotional initiatives, visiting schools, colleges and careers conventions and exhibitions, as appropriate, to recruit students
• Monitoring performance of agents and other recruitment service providers and reporting to senior managers if required

- ABOUT YOU -
You should have:
• Good level of general education
• Previous administrative experience in a fast-paced education 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

- BENEFITS -
Our employees get access to a comprehensive pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:
• Generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days annual leave per year (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days)
• Competitive pay and pay progression
• Pension scheme membership from USS
• Access to a benefits and wellbeing platform, with a choice of benefits to suit your needs, including electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme and financial wellbeing services
• Support for health and wellbeing, including access to on-campus sports facilities at discounted rates, occupational health, and counselling support services
• Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
• Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including enhanced paid maternity and paternity leave
• Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme.
• Salary sacrifice vehicle leasing scheme for electric or hybrid cars

- 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: Sunday 23rd June 2024, 11:59 pm

Function
Administration
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37

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Catering

Head chef

Carmarthen

Job Ref
51324
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£29,605 - £32,982 per annum

Head Chef
Carmarthen Campus (with a requirement to frequently work across other campuses)
£29,605 - £32,982 per annum

- ABOUT US -

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is proud of our dedicated and talented employees, and we work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of our students and the communities we serve. We are 14th in the UK for Social Inclusion and 28th in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023), and 21st in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide, 2023). Our success depends heavily on the commitment and skills of our people.

We are now looking for a Head Chef to join the University on a full time (includes 5 over 7 days), permanent basis.

- THE ROLE –
The post holder will be primarily concerned with the day-to-day running of the department’s kitchens, leading, and developing the kitchen staff to achieve food excellence. The post holder will have responsibility for implementing procedures relating to food safety and allergen control across all University run catering outlets and will be responsible for maintaining and reviewing these procedures to deliver exemplary standards in conjunction with the Catering and Conference Manager and the wider catering team.
Please view the job description for further details.

- ABOUT YOU –

To be considered for this role, you will need:
- Proficient level of general education including written and numbery skills.
- NVQ 1, 2 in catering or equivalent.
- Level 3 Award in Food Safety in Catering and willingness to work towards Level 4 in Managing food Safety in Catering
- Previous experience of overseeing a busy kitchen environment, managing all aspects of food safety, stock management, procurement systems and sustainability.
- Previous experience of creating and delivering menus for functions and events and day to day operation requirements.
- Ability to demonstrate excellent organisational skills with previous experience of staff planning to include rotas and HR related activities.
- Ability to communicate in a concise and effective manner, as well as excellent customer service skills.
- Previous experience of developing a proactive and engaging kitchen team, an effective self-motivator and ability to motivate others. Including team and personal development training.
- Ability to respond to business needs at short notice.
- Ability and preparedness to work flexibly in terms of duties, shift patterns, campus locations and to respond to business needs.
-
It would also be beneficial if you have:

- Level 3 Award in Food Allergen management in Catering or equivalent
- Experience of managing kitchens across multiple sites
- Good I.T. skills with working experience of Word and Excel
- 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 comprehensive pay and benefits package includes:
- 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
- Access to a benefits and wellbeing platform, with a choice of benefits to suit your needs, including electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme and financial wellbeing services
- Support for health and wellbeing, including access to on-campus sports facilities at discounted rates, occupational health, and counselling support services
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including enhanced paid maternity and paternity leave
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme.

Closing date: 26th June 2024 11:59pm

Function
Catering
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37

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Human Resources

HR Adviser

Flexible Campus Location

Job Ref
51315
Location
Flexible Campus Location
Salary
£33,966 to £38,205 per annum

HR Adviser
Swansea or Carmarthen campus (hybrid working with travel to other locations as necessary)
Grade 6 / £33,966 to £38,205 per annum

- ABOUT US -

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is proud of our dedicated and talented employees, and we work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of our students and the communities we serve. We are 14th in the UK for Social Inclusion and 28th in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023), and 21st in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide, 2023). Our success depends heavily on the commitment and skills of our people.

We are now looking for an HR Adviser to join our Swansea or Carmarthen campus on a full time permanent basis, working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE –

You will be responsible for HR compliance processes including UKVI sponsorship requirements, leading on projects and HR policy development. You will also provide advice and guidance to line managers on HR policies and procedures and employee relations issues.

- ABOUT YOU -

To be considered for the role of HR Adviser, you will need:
• Education to degree level or significant HR experience
• CIPD level 5 qualification or working towards
• Previous experience working as a HR Adviser or equivalent role within a HR team
• Extensive experience of providing HR advice to line managers on a range of employee relations issues
• Experience of leading on HR compliance matters including providing advice and preparing guidance and briefings for line managers and audit preparation
• Experience of advising on the terms of contractual documentation and a sound knowledge of employment legislation
• Significant experience of HR policy development and associated guidance and briefings for managers
• Experience of leading on large scale HR projects
• Excellent communication skills including experience of writing policies, guidance and professional HR advice
• Excellent Digital skills specifically in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, Outlook, and Microsoft Teams

- BENEFITS -

Annual leave entitlement is 28 days per year, plus 8 Bank Holidays and 4 University Closure Days

Our employees get access to a comprehensive pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution, which includes:
- Competitive pay and pay progression
- Pension scheme membership from USS, to provide benefits for you and your family
- Access to a benefits and wellbeing platform, with a choice of benefits to suit your needs, including electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme and financial wellbeing services
- Support for health and wellbeing, including access to on-campus sports facilities at discounted rates, occupational health, and counselling support services
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including enhanced paid maternity and paternity leave
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme.

If you feel you could thrive and make an impact as an HR Adviser with us, 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.
Note your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in. To apply in Welsh, please click ‘Cymraeg’ at the top right of the screen.

Closing date: Monday 17th June 2024, 11:59pm

Function
Human Resources
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37

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Information Technology

IT Service Desk Engineer (Supervisor)

Carmarthen

Job Ref
51322
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£25,138 to £28,759 per annum plus £1,000 supplement

IT Service Desk Engineer (Supervisor)
Carmarthen campus (hybrid working with travel to other locations as necessary)
£25,138 to £28,759 per annum plus £1,000 supplement

- ABOUT US -

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is proud of our dedicated and talented employees, and we work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of our students and the communities we serve. We are 14th in the UK for Social Inclusion and 28th in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023), and 21st in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide, 2023). Our success depends heavily on the commitment and skills of our people.

We are now looking for an IT Service Desk Engineer (Supervisor) to join our Carmarthen campus on a full-time, permanent basis, working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE –
The role of Service Desk Engineer is to provide 1st and 2nd line IT support for end users to receive support and maintenance within the University’s desktop computing environment such as in-house computer systems, desktops, laptops, peripherals, AV equipment and translation equipment. This includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all hardware and equipment whilst ensuring optimal workstation performance.

- ABOUT YOU -

To be considered in this role, you will need:
• Good level of general education
• Excellent customer service skills
• Previous experience in providing high quality technical support
• Previous experience in providing supervisory support
• Possess excellent working knowledge of PC hardware, software and basic network environments
• Good working knowledge of AV equipment and associated software tools

- 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 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
- Access to a benefits and wellbeing platform, with a choice of benefits to suit your needs, including electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme and financial wellbeing services
- Support for health and wellbeing, including access to on-campus sports facilities at discounted rates, occupational health, and counselling support services
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including enhanced paid maternity and paternity leave
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme.

So, if you feel you could thrive and make an impact in this role, 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.
Note your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in. To apply in Welsh, please click ‘Cymraeg’ at the top right of the screen.

Closing date: 27 June 2024, 11:59pm

Function
Information Technology
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37

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Marketing

Marketing Officer (Welsh)

Swansea

Job Ref
51314
Location
Swansea
Salary
£29,605 - £32,982 per annum

Marketing Officer (Welsh)
Swansea or Carmarthen (but will be required to work across all campuses and other locations)
£29,605 - £32,982 per annum

- ABOUT US -

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is proud of our dedicated and talented employees, and we work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of our students and the communities we serve. We are 14th in the UK for Social Inclusion and 28th in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023), and 21st in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide, 2023).

We are now looking for a Welsh speaking Marketing Officer to join our team on a full time, permanent basis, working 37 hours per week.

- THE ROLE –

The Marketing Officer’s primary role is to support the Marketing team with the planning, organisation and delivery of brand-led marketing and recruitment activity that attracts prospective students to study with the University. The role will primarily focus on promoting the Welsh medium portfolio, working closely with key stakeholders across the organisation.
The Marketing Officer (Welsh) will be managed by the Marketing Manager and will be expected to build close professional relationships with managers and colleagues throughout UWTSD to ensure a proactive and planned approach to all of the University’s marketing activities.
The role will include supporting the wider department when required and contributing to achieving strategic targets. This includes but is not limited to attending and assisting at UWTSD Open Days and other recruitment projects and events.
The Marketing Officer’s primary location will be in either Carmarthen or Swansea. However, the post holder will also be required to ensure an on-campus presence across all UWTSD campuses and will work with marketing staff and academics across all locations.
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 Marketing Officer, you will need:

- A degree level qualification or equivalent
- Previous experience of working in a marketing environment
- Networking, negotiating and influencing skills with senior stakeholders
- Evidence of capability to prioritise effectively and manage multiple projects simultaneously
- Ability to apply attention to detail
- Excellent IT skills
- Able to work as part of a team, in partnership with others, and unsupervised
- Recognises the need for and demonstrates appropriate confidentiality
- Able and prepared to work flexibly, including travel between campuses and other locations when required
- Demonstrable experience of planning, implementing, and evaluating social media campaigns.
- Strong copy writing skills, recognising the importance of tone of voice, with experience of writing for a variety of audiences and differing mediums.

Ability to speak Welsh at CEFR 3.3 Level B1 or above (CEFR is the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) This means that you can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

It would be beneficial if you also have:

- Professional marketing qualification or other related field
- Previous experience of working in Higher Education
- Demonstrable project management experience
- Experience of managing a budget
- An understanding of SEO and web editing.

- 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 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
- Access to a benefits and wellbeing platform, with a choice of benefits to suit your needs, including electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme and financial wellbeing services
- Support for health and wellbeing, including access to on-campus sports facilities at discounted rates, occupational health, and counselling support services
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including enhanced paid maternity and paternity leave
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme.

Please note, this application process does not include the option to submit a CV.
Note your correspondence language will be determined by the language you apply in. To apply in Welsh, please click ‘Cymraeg’ at the top right of the screen.

Closing date: 24th June 2024, 11:59pm

Function
Marketing
Status
Full Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
37

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Student Services

Senior Student Engagement Officer

Birmingham

Job Ref
51321
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£29,605 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 Senior Student Engagement Officer will be responsible for ensuring that all stages of the Birmingham campus learner journey, from enrolment to graduation, run smoothly and efficiently. This will involve working a minimum of 3 Saturdays per Academic Year with colleagues at the IICL campus, the wider UWTSD group and stakeholders from external organisations including but not limited to Student Loans Company (SLC), UKVI and QAA.

The postholder will be expected to ensure that the Birmingham campus maintains accurate and comprehensive student records which fully capture each learner’s unique journey as a UWTSD student. This will involve liaising regularly with central departments including the Registry, the Finance Office and the central Student Services team as well as with colleagues from the IICL campus itself. This responsibility will also include the need to work with the University’s databases and student records systems and will require strong and current IT competencies.

The Senior Student Engagement Officer will be responsible for working closely with the Student Engagement Manager to ensure that all student-facing polices are practicable within the IICL campus and adhere to the rules and regulations of the wider University as well as external regulatory bodies. This responsibility will include engaging in a continuous monitoring, evaluation, and learning process in order to identify opportunities for development and improvement and make suggestions for actioning directives from the University’s senior team. The post holder will also serve as the IICL campus’ representative in key central UWTSD committees and occasionally deputise for the Student Engagement Manager in others.

The post holder will support the Campus Operations Manager and Senior Timetabling and Timesheets Officer in scheduling timetables across the three-term academic year, ensuring that all teaching and learning sessions are appropriately timetabled.

The post holder will be expected to work closely with academic staff to ensure that students’ needs are met throughout their learner journey, and that appropriate and accurate information is communicated to them at all times. This may include uploading, reviewing and updating information on the virtual learning environment, and on the campus’ pages within the UWTSD website. Another key aspect of the post is to liaise with Admissions and other relevant teams to support the transition of all new students from enrolment and registration into their first term of study.

-MAIN DUTIES-
• To ensure compliance with all UWTSD policies and requirements and those of relevant external Bodies, including, but not limited to Student Loans Company (SLC), UKVI and QAA;
• To ensure accurate and comprehensive student records are kept on the University’s data management systems;
• To work directly with students to ensure that they have adequate guidance and information throughout their learner journey;
• To coordinate the various branches of the central Student Engagement team, including those focused on pastoral care, student support, and well-being as well as those focused on record-keeping, data management, and compliance to create a comprehensive and accurate picture of each learner;
• To support the Campus Operations Manager in scheduling timetables across the three-term academic year, ensuring that all teaching and learning sessions are appropriately timetabled;
• To assist the Student Engagement Manager in guiding and supporting academic staff members in compliance with both IICL campus and wider UWTSD policies and practices;
• To ensure that student cases including but not limited to Leave of Absence and Interruption of Studies requests are accurately and efficiently processed;
• To support the review and updating of information on the virtual learning environment, and on the campus’ pages within the UWTSD website oversee the IICL campus’ virtual learning environment, Moodle and ensure that module resources are streamlined;
• To represent the IICL campus on key UWTSD committees, as appropriate;
• To administer the student attendance monitoring system in an effective and efficient manner;
• To monitor the Student Engagement email inbox to ensure all emails are dealt with promptly and correctly;
• To provide training on a variety of aspects relating to Student Engagement and contribute to the training of a wider audience (e.g. academic staff) on student services-related processes;
• To take every opportunity to encourage a team approach across the IICL campuses in order to establish and maintain uniform student services processes across UWTSD wherever possible;

- REQUIREMENTS -
You should have:
• Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
• Previous experience of working in student services
• Effective organizational, teamworking, communication and IT skills
• 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
• Recognises the need for and demonstrates appropriate confidentiality
• 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.

- BENEFITS -
Our employees get access to a comprehensive pay and benefits package in recognition of their valued contribution including:
• Generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days annual leave per year (plus 8 bank holidays & 4 University closure days)
• Competitive pay and pay progression
• Pension scheme membership from USS
• Access to a benefits and wellbeing platform, with a choice of benefits to suit your needs, including electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme and financial wellbeing services
• Support for health and wellbeing, including access to on-campus sports facilities at discounted rates, occupational health, and counselling support services
• Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
• Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including enhanced paid maternity and paternity leave
• Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme.
• Salary sacrifice vehicle leasing scheme for electric or hybrid cars

- 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: 26th June 2024, 11:59 pm

Function
Student Services
Status
Full Time
Type
Fixed Term Contract
Hours
37

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Careers Adviser

Carmarthen

Job Ref
51317
Location
Carmarthen
Salary
£29,605 - £32,982 per annum

Careers Adviser
Based in Carmarthen but may be required to work at other locations as required
Salary Grade 5 / £29,605 - £32,982 pro rata

- ABOUT US -

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is proud of our dedicated and talented employees, and we work together as a team to make a difference to the lives of our students and the communities we serve. We are 14th in the UK for Social Inclusion and 28th in the UK for Teaching Quality (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide, 2023), and 21st in the UK for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide, 2023). Our success depends heavily on the commitment and skills of our people.

We are now looking for a Careers Adviser to join our Student Services team at our Carmarthen campus, on a part-time basis, working 22.2 hours per week, on a Permanent basis.

- THE ROLE –

The main purpose of the post is to provide professional career education, information, advice and guidance (CEIAG) to students and graduates of the University. You will design and deliver group presentations, workshops and seminars and provide advice and guidance to individual students. The organisation of relevant careers events will also be responsibility for the post holder. You will be expected to work in close collaboration with the careers team, academics and external stakeholders such as employers.

The Careers Adviser will have responsibility for working with the Institute of Education and Humanities courses at Carmarthen.


- ABOUT YOU -

To be considered for this role, you will need:
- Educated to HND or degree level
- Part 2 of the Diploma / Qualification in Career Guidance OR NVQ Level 4 in Advice and Guidance OR AGCAS Postgraduate Diploma in CEIG HE


It would also be beneficial if you have:
- Previous experience of providing high quality career information, education, advice and guidance to students and graduates in a one-to-one setting
- Previous experience of devising and delivery of group sessions to students and graduates
- Previous experience of working successfully with a range of external clients e.g., employers/ professional bodies and organizing events
- Ability to explain complex issues to a range of clients and colleagues both in writing and orally
- Excellent IT and digital literacy skills
- Ability to understand diverse student needs whilst having the commercial awareness to broaden horizons and raise aspirations
- Ability to communicate through medium of Welsh (desirable)


- BENEFITS –

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

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
- Access to a benefits and wellbeing platform, with a choice of benefits to suit your needs, including electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme and financial wellbeing services
- Support for health and wellbeing, including access to on-campus sports facilities at discounted rates, occupational health, and counselling support services
- Career and development opportunities, including support to gain further qualifications
- Family-friendly policies that provide for flexible working, including enhanced paid maternity and paternity leave
- Travel schemes, including the cycle to work scheme.

So, if you feel you could thrive and make an impact as our 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: 17 June 2024, 11:59pm

Function
Student Services
Status
Part Time
Type
Permanent
Hours
22.2

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