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Senior Student Funding Adviser – Outreach (71312-058)


Vacancy Type/Job category
Management & Professional
Department
Education – Academic Office
Sub Department
Student Funding
Salary
£29,799-£38,833 per annum
Location
University of Warwick, Coventry
Vacancy Overview
Permanent Position
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and self-motivated person to the post of Senior Student Funding Adviser (Outreach) based in the Academic Office. You will work in the Student Funding team to organise and deliver a creative programme of outreach activities to prospective and current students, parents, schools and colleges focussing on all aspects of student finance and funding. You will be imaginative and innovative in your approach to engaging with young people and have experience of using and presenting advice and guidance resources in a dynamic way. You will engage with colleagues across the University to support departmental outreach and widening participation initiatives.
You will have a good honours degree or the equivalent experience as well as excellent presentational and organisational skills. You will be able to demonstrate a good use of initiative and have the ability to prioritise a high workload. A sound knowledge of student financial support arrangements is a key requirement of the post together with an appreciation of current issues surrounding widening participation and fair access to higher education. You will be able to demonstrate experience of communicating complex messages and information using a variety of social media and learning platforms.
You will need to be flexible in your pattern of working as some evening and weekend work will be required. You will be required to lead the Student Funding team’s input on all University Open Days which will include weekend working.
Job Description
Job Purpose
To organise and deliver an innovative and creative programme of outreach activities to students, supporters, schools and colleges focussing on all aspects of student finance and funding. This will include creating, developing and maintaining a comprehensive bank of electronic and printed resources. The post holder will be representing the University to external stakeholders and will be expected to provide the highest quality of customer service in this role.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. To develop, manage and deliver a programme of specialist information advice and guidance (IAG) activities for prospective applicants, current students, parents and advisers in relation to university fees and student financial support.
2. Contribute to the planning and implementation of the University’s Access and Participation Plans with the Office for Students. Ensure that commitments to student financial information outreach made in the University’s Access and Participation Plans and outlined in the University’s widening participation strategy are met. To develop relationships and networks to support the University’s undergraduate widening participation priorities and provide support for staff involved in widening participation activities.
3. Manage the content of the IAG resources and materials on the Student Funding and Finance Office website and target appropriate learners. Use appropriate social media platforms to address the needs of various client groups.
4. Provide line-management to the Student Funding Adviser (Outreach) responsible for organising and updating resources including maintenance of the website. Manage and deliver training and staff development within the University concerning student finance and funding.
5. Manage the copy-writing and editing for student promotional and publicity materials in relation to student finance and funding; manage budgets and production timescales for these on behalf the Student Funding Office.
6. To lead and deliver the Student Funding team’s input to University Open Days, Offer Holder Open Days, WP activities and other recruitment events. Liaise with departments including the Centre for Lifelong Learning to assess their needs for IAG support and help with the development of appropriate resources. Liaise with the Students’ Union to explore opportunities for collaborative working.
7. Maintain links with appropriate external organisations, such as the National Association of Student Money Advisers (NASMA), the Higher Education Liaison Officers Association (HELOA), The Student Loans Company (SLC) and UCAS.
8. Develop and maintain data and reporting systems through which effective targeting and focus of financial outreach activity can be secured. Make recommendations as to where the focus of activity should lie.
9. Support the work of the Student Funding team as required and as appropriate to the grade of the post. There will be occasional evening and weekend work for which time off in lieu will be provided.

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Person Specification

The Person Specification focuses on the knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications required to undertake the role effectively. This is measured by (a) Application Form, (b) Test/Exercise, (c) Interview, (d) Presentation.


Essential Criteria 1
A good honours degree or the equivalent experience (a)
Essential Criteria 2
Evidence of strong project management skills. Meticulous attention to detail and a highly organised approach. (a,c)
Essential Criteria 3
Knowledge of current issues within higher education, particularly those connected with widening participation, fair access, student fees and funding (a,c,d)
Essential Criteria 4
Detailed knowledge of existing student statutory financial support arrangements (a,c,d)
Essential Criteria 5
Excellent communication skills with experience in presenting to a range of target audiences, particularly young people. (a,c,d)
Essential Criteria 6
Excellent current IT skills with the capacity to master new systems quickly (a,c)
Essential Criteria 7
Enthusiasm for and experience of using a variety of social media platforms to deliver complex information and messages. Experience of writing to a high standard for publication in printed and /or online materials (a,c)
Essential Criteria 8
The capacity to master new areas of knowledge and skills rapidly. Strong cognitive skills including an ability to analyse, report and present data to a variety of audiences (a,c,d)
Essential Criteria 9
Ability to demonstrate a flexible approach to work and the ability to work independently or as part of a wider team. (a,c)
Desirable Criteria 1
Experience of supervising or line managing staff (a,c)
Further Particulars
For further information about the University of Warwick, please read our University Further Particulars .
For further information about the department, please visit the departmental website .

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Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy

As an organisation using the (DBS) Disclosure and Barring Service to assess applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, the University of Warwick complies with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a Disclosure on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed. More information is available on the University’s Vacancy pages and applicants may request a copy of the DBS Code of Practice.


Other Information
The University of Warwick provides an inclusive working and learning environment, recognising and respecting every individual’s differences. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with any of the protected characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010.
Right to work in the UK
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Closing Date
28 May 2018

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Classroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)


Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting TitleClassroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)
Posting Number18TM0693
DepartmentCtr-Strategic Urban Ldrshp-Cmd
Overview
Posting Summary

The Classroom Assistant will support the classrooms serving children from ages 0-3 years and creating and maintaining a safe and stimulating environment for young children. This position is responsible for daily care of the children enrolled in his/her class. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: physical caregiving, following an age appropriate daily plan, and facilitation of supportive relationships with co-workers, parents, and students. The Classroom Assistant II ensures, supports, and promotes each child’s safety, health, and development in cooperation with their families and other early childhood professionals in a manner consistent with NAEYC, NJDHS and child care licensing regulations

Position Status
Hours Per Week19.5
Daily Work Shift
FLSANonexempt
Position Salary$10-$12 per hour
Payroll DesignationPeopleSoft
Terms of AppointmentTemporary Staff Appointment – Hourly

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

AA degree, preferably in the field of Early Childhood Education of Child Development from an accredited public or private institution of higher education. Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Preschool Caregivers required or an equivalent credential that addresses comparable competencies; or must obtain the credential within one year of employment as a Classroom Assistant II.

Preferred Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have (or be willing to obtain) training and experience necessary to develop consistent, stable, and supportive relationships with very young children. Ability to work as part of a multi-program/disciplinary team in providing a variety of services to children and families. Experience working with children from low income families. Valid First Aid/CPR card, food handler’s card, negative TB test, and clear criminal background check required.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
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Posting Details

Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Open Until FilledNo
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional CampusRutgers University-Camden
Home Location CampusRutgers University-Camden
Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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Working TitleOsteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Ctr Student Worker
Anticipated Starting Academic TermFall
Job TypeStudent
Job CategoryAdministrative/Office Support
Federal Work Study Required?No
Job SummaryThe student will be involved in patient relations, answer phones, scheduling patient appointments, study recruitment assistance, database entry, filing, copying, faxing
Job RequirementsPrior customer service experience, familiarity or interest in medicine/medical terminology and Microsoft Office
Child Protection ClearancesThe following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Hourly Pay Rate$7.65
Anticipated Number of Openings2
Anticipated Hours per Week10-20
Anticipated Weekly Scheduleflexible
CampusPittsburgh
Primary Work LocationKaufmann Bldg, Suite 1110
Posting NumberS-07648-P

 

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Student Software Developer (FALL)


Student Software Developer (FALL)  
Job Number:
 183298 
Organization
: CIMMS
Job Location
: United States-Oklahoma-Norman
Schedule
: Part-time
Work Schedule: Flexible, 10-20 hours per week
Salary Range: $10.00
Benefits Provided: No 
Required Attachments: Resume, Academic Transcripts, Class Schedule 

Job Description

 

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) seeks to fill a Student Assistant position to contribute to CIMMS Meteorological Phenomena Identification Near the Ground (mPING) project (http://mping.ou.edu/).

The principal duties of this position are:

  • Develop technical expertise with the Python/Django RESTful system and the packages and tools used in the mPING project
  • Develop a plan for system improvements and changes to the mPING system with CIMMS personnel
  • Document the project by way of creating appropriate wiki pages
  • Potentially work on creating automated backup and system monitoring tools
  • Potentially make modifications and improvements to the iOS and Android mPING apps
  • Potentially develop new display web tools for research purposes
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    Job Requirements

     

    Required Education: Must be currently enrolled in the current Fall 2018 Term as a student at the University of Oklahoma. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.

    • Must attach Fall 2018 oZONE class schedule.

    Skills:

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    • Strong familiarity with the UNIX/Linux operating environment and web services such as Nginx, Django and RESTful web applications

    Department Preferences:

    • Optional experience with mobile app development on Android and/or iOS is a plus
    • Experience debugging and/or trouble shooting software and hardware issues
    • Experience working with complex software applications and web-based communications
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with others 
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    Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing
     
    Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes
    Special Indications: None 
    Job Posting
    : Oct 30, 2018
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing

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