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Ref Job Title Salary Contract Type Closing Date Support/Academic/Management
S247 Director of Student Services and Wellbeing Circa. £55,000 Full-time, permanent 20-05-2022 12 Midday Support

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a newly configured student services and wellbeing function at University College Birmingham. You will be overseeing the development of a responsive and student focused support service, ensuring that it meets regulatory expectations, and that it continues to deliver an outstanding service to our students. Youíll be managing teams responsible for: health, wellbeing and counselling; safeguarding; student engagement; student finance advice; accommodation and reception. These teams work across the full range of our provision, working with both further and higher education students.

Youíll have experience of managing support services in an educational environment, including experience of managing at least two of the teams in the Student Services and Wellbeing department. Youíll have a good understanding of the regulatory landscape in student services and wellbeing. Most importantly, youíll have an empathy for the diverse student body that UCB serves, and an understanding of the challenges that some students face in participating in higher education.

  • 38 daysí paid leave per year (26 daysí annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days
  • Local government pension scheme 
  • Private healthcare 
  • Excellent staff development opportunities 
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Free Gym Membership 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
Closing Date - Friday 20 May 2022 at midday. 

Standard information: 

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick (Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality). 

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.  

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