Peer Learning & Support Lead Coordinator

Closed 02/09/2022

Edinburgh University Students' Association is looking to recruit a Peer Learning & Support Lead Coordinator to join our Student Opportunities team.

Salary: £24,000-£26,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Annual Leave: 35 days per year 
Contract: Permanent
Employee Benefits:
  • Company Pension (USS)
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Sodexo Discount Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Discounts on food and drink across University Campus, among others

The Role:

To lead and report on the development and expansion of Peer Learning and Support Schemes across the University of Edinburgh, enabling all students’ access to peer support to enhance their student experience. This will include supporting and facilitating student-led peer to peer activity throughout the University, encouraging students to take a holistic and autonomous approach to their learning and development.

The Lead Coordinator is responsible for the direct line management of both the Peer Learning Coordinator and one of the two Student Opportunities Officers (Peer Learning and Support), and indirect management of the second Student Opportunities Officer (Peer Learning and Support), as well as Scheme School Senior Leaders.This role also involves coordinating the Peer Learning and Support teams’ contribution to and participation into the wider Student Opportunities department initiatives and activities.

The Person:

The Peer Learning and Support Lead Coordinator will be a confident trainer with excellent communication and interpersonal, project management and IT skills. The post holder will have a proven track record of providing line management and support to others.

A customer focused individual with a consistently professional approach to their duties and keen attention to detail. A person with high expectations of themselves and others, with a passion for detail, who takes pride in their work and that of their team.

Application Details:

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Recruitment for this position will be rolling until a successful candidate is selected. There is no set closing date.

Further information will be sent to shortlisted candidates.

Please note that applications by CV will not be accepted.

If your application is selected, this recruitment process will include a one-way video interview.

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