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Study Skills Adviser

Student Journey - University Library Services

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £26,309 to £32,261 per annum
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 14 August 2022
Reference:  0396-22
Further details:    Job Description    

The University of Sunderland is in an exciting phase of its development with a new vision and redefined strategic ambitions designed to take advantage of the ever-changing Higher Education landscape at home and internationally. Our strategic plan which capitalises on our long and successful track-record of ‘life changing’ is ambitious and relevant for a 21st century global University.

As a member of the Student Journey Service, you will be part of University Library and Study Skills; a Department that provides a wide range of services, support and guidance to students. We actively encourage our team members to get involved and collaborate in projects across the Service and are committed to delivering high quality professional services in support of learning, teaching, research and reach-out.

As a Study Skills Support Adviser you will have a key role in delivering study skills services across all faculties within the University. You will have both a graduate, or equivalent, qualification and a training or teaching qualification. In addition to this you will demonstrate experience of delivering high quality study skills support to a wide variety of customers.

You will be an important interface between the Library and Study Skills Service and University students and staff; providing a range of study skills support through both group and one to one skills advice; developing and improving resources to support the delivery of skills support; proactively engaging customers to increase engagement with the study skills support provision. Therefore, we are seeking an excellent communicator, who has experience of working collaboratively to achieve strategic service aims.

You will enjoy developing services in support of University and Service strategic objectives, ensuring the delivery of an excellent student experience and learner-centered service in-line with our shared Service values.

You will be experienced and creative in your application of a range of digital technologies to deliver innovative learning support and enhance study skills to support student achievement.

If you have the skills and experience we are seeking and are looking to join an innovative, creative and committed library team, we would love to hear from you.

For informal enquiries regarding this role, please contact Harriet Davidson, Academic Liaison Librarian (Skills): harriet.davidson@sunderland.ac.uk 

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The University of Sunderland is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, treating all applicants equally and ensuring recruitment is based on merit. However we particularly welcome applications from the following groups as they are underrepresented within the University of Sunderland at this level/in this area: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. In addition, we are ‘happy to talk flexible working’.


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