Student Advisor

Job role: Student Advisor
Advice Area: Student Unions
Organisation: Brighton Students' Union
Job type:Permanent
Working hours: Full time
Location: South East
Salary: £25,053.00
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Closing date: 08-09-2019

We are currently looking for an experienced Student Advisor to work primarily at our Moulsecoomb campus in Brighton.  The Students’ Union covers all University of Brighton sites and travel to other campus locations will be required.

The Student Advisor is responsible for delivering information and advice for student life and delivering projects and activities relating to the work of the Support team, supporting and contributing to our strategic priority of providing support to students.  Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate their knowledge and experience of:- 

·        Advising and supporting students on a wide range of issues.

·        Managing a confidential and mixed workload.

·        Gathering and analysing information.

·        Providing excellent representation, negotiation and advocacy.

·        Facilitating group sessions.

·        The issues facing students in Higher Education (desirable).

·        Confidentiality and data protection policies and procedure.

Alongside experience of working in a similar role, preferably within a Students’ Union environment, the successful candidate will need to have excellent listening skills with the ability to be able to evaluate and appraise client needs.  They will need to have excellent organizational skills, the ability to engage with a wide range of people and be committed and dedicated to providing an excellent service

If you believe you have the skills and experience to take on this challenge, please click here for more details about the position, the benefits of working for BSU and how to apply. We would particularly welcome applications from the BAME community.