Senior Advice Coordinator – (Fixed Term – Maternity Cover)

Closed 04/07/2022

£28,383 gross per annum

The role

This role is part of the Student Voice & Representation department working collectively with colleagues delivering the Guild’s student advice, representation, democracy, policy and campaigns work. The Student Voice & Representation Team is part of the Support & Representation Directorate.

The Senior Advice Coordinator role is responsible for supervising, developing and supporting staff to deliver the Student Voice and Representation departmental plan. You will act as a role model for the required standard of values, behaviour and performance. We expect Senior Coordinators to help to create an inclusive and engaging environment for all.

In this role you will supervise, support and develop the staff who work in the Guild Advice Centre, ensuring effective recruitment, induction and development in line with the Guild’s policies and competency framework.

You will also develop the operational plans for the Advice Centre as agreed with the Student Voice & Representation Manager. This includes summarising meeting papers, research topics, compiling statistics, trends and issues, and preparing briefings to support University and Guild committees.

The benefits

We offer great benefits including:

  • 5 days close down during Christmas, and 2 during Easter each year, in additional to bank holidays and 21 days annual leave, rising to 26 days after 5 years’ service (meaning you will not work during Christmas, New Year or Easter).
  • Full sick pay from the moment you start working for us.
  • A comprehensive suite of basic training for all employees which includes Equity & Diversity, Mental Health Awareness and Data Protection
  • Discounted membership rates at University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness
  • The opportunity for new staff to join the NEST pension scheme. The Guild contributes a matched payment of between 4-6% of your salary
  • A range of wellbeing benefits

We are a Times 100 employer and in our staff survey (November 2021) 94% of our staff said they are proud to work for this organisation.

The Guild of Students is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

Closing date for applications: Monday 4th July 2022 at 9.00am

Provisional Interview Date: Interviews are currently expected to take place on Thursday 14th July 2022

Should you need to complete your application in an alternative format, please email staffing@guild.bham.ac.uk