Short info about job
Company: City, University of London
Department: School of Health Sciences
Salary: £28,936 to £35,550 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract type: Permanent
Type / Role: Professional or Managerial
Phone: +44-1289 8680267
Fax: +44-1235 9634704
Detail information about job Placements Officer. Terms and conditions vacancy
BackgroundCity, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.
City attracts around 19,500 students (35% postgraduate), is top in London for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide), well above the sector average for graduate employability in most subjects and eleventh in the UK for starting salaries. City joined the University of London in 2016.
In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.
Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made signiﬁcant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.
The School of Health Sciences is the second largest of six Schools within City, University of London, with an annual turnover of £40m. The School offers a rich portfolio of quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes which prepare students and practitioners for professional roles across a range of health disciplines.
There is a small team within the Academic Planning & Performance department whose purpose is to support the clinical placement requirement of healthcare pre-registration courses. This involves liaising with NHS and independent providers to agree a ‘bank’ of placements, and allocating student to these placements according to a set of rules- each student spends up to 60% of their time in placement.
ResponsibilitiesThe Placements Officer will work with the Placements team, NHS Trust placement partners and members of the programme team to ensure student placements are identified, allocated and audited efficiently.
A new placements management software solution has just been implemented and, alongside the rest of the placements team, the post holder will be responsible for data management and data integrity alongside suggesting improvements to its use on an ongoing basis.
Person SpecificationThe post-holder should have extensive experience within a customer service environment, ideally working with students, and a passion for enhancing stakeholder experience. Ideally you will have a good working knowledge of either the health sector and/or Higher Education.
You will be an individual who is able to work independently but also work with various internal and external partners. The ideal candidate will have experience with CRM systems and proficiency in Microsoft Office programmes is essential.
Please refer to full job description on the university's website, accessed through the apply button below, for full role requirements.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 20 September 2017.
Additional InformationCity offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
Closing date for applications: 23:59 on 10 September 2017
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