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Ref no:
EDC00952
Published:
11/10/2021
Closes:
24/10/2021
Location:
Granton Campus, 350 West Granton Road, EH5 1QE
Salary:
£25,586 - £27,389 per year (appointment is usually made at first point of the scale. role is subject to the application of a national process of job evaluation)
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

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Edinburgh College seeks to recruit a suitably qualified Student Advisor with substantial experience of working in an advice and guidance role. As well as supporting students at transition points in the student journey e.g. induction, progression and employment, they will be offering a pre-entry, on course and pre-exit guidance service to potential students and the student body of Edinburgh College. The post holder will also be responsible for assessing need and disbursing the College’s Discretionary Fund within the guidelines set by the Scottish Funding Council.  

The successful candidate will hold a degree in an appropriate discipline or have equivalent work-based experience, have knowledge of the FE environment and of student funding mechanisms. They will have experience of recording and interpreting complex information and have prior experience in an advocacy role. They will be skilled and confident communicators, able to interact tactfully and discretely with people with a wide range of needs and abilities.

 

Please note that the successful candidate may be required to work at any Edinburgh College campus.

 

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification above for further details.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          Closing Date: Sunday 24 October 2021

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