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Placement Coordinator - ABS/ EAS (2 posts)

Careers + Placements

Salary:  £22,214 to £24,285 per annum
Grade:  Grade 06
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 28 January 2018
Interview Date:  Friday 09 February 2018
Reference:  R180015

This is an exciting opportunity to join a strategically important team. You will contribute to the Aston’s mission, exploitable research, employable graduates, by supporting the Careers+Placements Team’s key performance indicator of 100% placements by 2020 with 35% overseas.

We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our busy but friendly team, to facilitate and support increasing numbers of students into placements in the UK and overseas.  Reporting to the Student Support Manager, you will have responsibility for marketing placements to students to stimulate and increase demand as well as delivering student preparation activities including recruitment and selection technique sessions and skills development workshops. 

An important part of this role is to work closely with other departments and all Schools of Study to design and implement an integrated, responsive and flexible activity programme that will support students’ before, during, and after placement.

Educated to A level or equivalent, you will need to enjoy working under pressure and achieving targets. This is a hands-on role that requires an enthusiastic and innovative individual. You must be able to think on your feet, work independently but also as part of a team with ability to enthuse and inspire students.

An assessment day will take place on Friday 9 February 2018.

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 Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.




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