Student Learning and Engagement Project Coordinator

9041

Education
UAL - Various sites, London UK
Full time
Teaching and Learning Exchange
Fixed Term
1 year
Yes

1 December 2022 23:55

9 December 2022
£40,454 - £48,534 per annum

We are seeking to appoint a Student Learning and Engagement Project Researcher to work closely with particular courses at CCW and LCC to inform the enhancement of targeted support to undergraduate students to improve levels of engagement and enhance pedagogic practice. The Project Researcher would take on a data informed evidence-based approach, utilising qualitative and quantitative data to review attendance and engagement data in order to understand the causes to low levels of student engagement and the most effective ways of responding to student needs.

The postholder will develop strong links with Course Leaders, student experience colleagues, and teaching and learning colleagues across Colleges and central teams to understand the differences and interconnections across respective offers and services. The latter should help inform recommendations for processes that better connect student support services to enhance pastoral care and student engagement.

The postholder will develop a clear understanding of how connected services and college relationships interconnect to ensure plans for a wider project does not duplicate existing work.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Specialist Knowledge/ Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of effective approaches to supporting student transition and development in Higher Education 
  • Knowledge of issues affecting student engagement and development within HE sector [particularly at undergraduate level]
  • Knowledge and experience using and supporting student Timetabling and Attendance Systems (CELCAT/SEAtS)
  • Knowledge of working with quantitative and qualitative student data to inform programmes of work
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

Relevant Experience:

  • Significant experience of devising, delivering and evaluating programmes, preferably in an art and design HE environment
  • Experience of establishing and sustaining key working relationships with colleagues across different teams and co-creating with students
  • Experience of maintaining confidentiality and discretion. High level of understanding of equalities duties

    If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Twinkle Brahmbhatt, Senior Resourcing Adviser via email at Educationstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk or 020 7514 2965. 

    Appointment to this role will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from employment. This will depend on the circumstances and background to your offence(s).

    UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

    Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

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