Student Support and Wellbeing Administrator job with DURHAM UNIVERSITY | 310472

Student Support & Wellbeing Directorate

Grade 4: – £21,630 – £23,144 per annum
Open-Ended/Permanent – Full Time
Contracted Hours per Week: 35
Closing Date : 11-Oct-2022, 6:59:00 AM 

Job Title: Student Support and Wellbeing Administrator    
 Student Support and Wellbeing Directorate
Grade: Grade 4   
Salary range: £21,630 – £23,144 per annum
Working arrangements: This is a full time role, working 35 hours per week. The university works in a hybrid manner, with a minimum of 2 days per week on campus to allow staff to create an effective work life balance.

The University 

At Durham University we are proud of our people.  A globally outstanding centre of educational excellence, a collegiate community of extraordinary people, a unique and historic setting – Durham is a university like no other.  Across the University we have a huge variety of roles and career opportunities, which together make us a large and successful community, which is a key hub of activity within our region and nationally.  Whether you are at the very start, middle or end of your career, there is a role for you. We believe everyone has their own unique skills to offer. 

We would be thrilled if you would consider joining our thriving University.

Further information about the University can be found here

The Role and the Department

Student Support and Wellbeing (SSW) Directorate

Applications are invited for a Student Support and Wellbeing Administrator working within the  Student Support and Wellbeing (SSW) Directorate. The Directorate brings together student support services across the institution. and incorporates the Student Support and Wellbeing Office,), the Counselling and Mental Health Service, the Disability Support Service and the Student Conduct Office. The work of the Directorate is wide ranging and includes: –

  • providing functional leadership for the pan-University SSW services that are delivered by colleges and faculties/ academic departments, ensuring these work effectively with services within the SSW Directorate and across the University;
  • providing leadership and oversight of the University’s work in relation to pan university student support and wellbeing across all university services that have direct contact with students but student support is not their primary function;
  • providing leadership and oversight of the University’s work in relation to student health and proactive wellbeing including the delivery of faith support;
  • leading on the development of strategy and policy in the areas of student support and wellbeing such as student mental health, disability support, student conduct, student wellbeing, and community engagement;
  • providing expert knowledge and advice, delivering specialist support to both students and staff, and providing specialist training, such as mental health first aid, supporting disabled students, and responding to sexual violence and misconduct;
  • working across the University, particularly in close partnership with the student support teams located in all the colleges and academic departments.

The postholder will be responsible for the provision of a professional, efficient administrative service supporting a wide range of operational activities within the Student Support and Wellbeing (SSW) Office and the wider SSW Directorate. They will undertake administrative duties including supporting training and development, providing administrative support for networks, committees and meetings, act as a super user for the University’s Student Relationship Management system and support the planning and delivery of student support services, activities and events.  The postholder will also be part of a professional network of administrators working across the Directorate.

Working at Durham   

A competitive salary is only one part of the many fantastic benefits you will receive if you join the University: you will also receive access to the following fantastic benefits:  

  • 27 Days annual leave per year in addition to 8 public holidays and 4 customary days per year – a total of 39 days per year.  The University closes between Christmas and New Year.
  • No matter how you travel to work, we have you covered.  We have parking across campus, a cycle to work scheme which helps you to buy a bike and discount with local bus and train companies. 
  • Lots of support for health and wellbeing including discounted membership for our…

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