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Ref Job Title Salary Contract Type Closing Date Support/Academic/Management
S399 Student Engagement Officer £26,444 - £28,759 per annum Permanent, Full-time 06-10-2023 12 Midday Support

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Student Engagement Team as a Student Engagement Officer.

Our team are at the forefront of student support, providing a service that actively works towards ensuring students have advice and guidance when managing difficulty, and awareness of opportunities that can have a positive impact on student performance and experience.

The role will involve engaging with students and staff to help create an inclusive environment within the university, working on specific initiatives aligned with the university Access and Participation Plan and Inclusion and Diversity strategy. This will include providing advice, guidance and interventions to support specific student cases, recording, managing and organising data to allow a focused approach to student support, and supporting with the development of workshops, events, and materials, aimed at building community and improving outcomes for our students.

You will have the opportunity to contribute towards projects aimed at improving student experience within a range of areas, such as academic performance, wellbeing, belonging, inclusion, and diversity. This work will involve working across teams within the institution, to organise and deliver events and workshops, engaging with students and staff, on campus and virtually.

So if this sounds like the role for your then apply now! 

Closing Date - Friday 6 October 2023 at midday 


  • Generous allocation of annual leave
    • 26 days’ paid leave per year
    • 12 Bank Holidays & Concessionary Days
  • Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme - Employer Contribution  – 20.9%
  • Subsidised private healthcare provided by Aviva including a Digital GP Service
  • Employee Assistance Programme inclusive of counselling services, financial wellbeing support and bereavement support
  • Annual health MOTs with our Registered Nurse
  • Excellent staff development opportunities including professional qualification sponsorship
  • A variety of salary sacrifice schemes including car, technology and cycle. 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking in central Birmingham
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities 
  • Free on-site gym membership

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted top in the International category in the prestigious 2023 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We were also awarded silver in the University of the Year category. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students. 

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.

You may need to obtain permission to work in the UK if you don’t already have the unrestricted right to work in any role. There are various types of visa which include the right to work. You can check if you need a UK visa using the Government’s online tool and find information about UK visa routes and the eligibility criteria that must be met for each route Work in the UK - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)All staff are required to prove their right to work in the UK before they start work.

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencement.

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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