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  • Ref no: EDC00724
  • Published: 2/10/2019
  • Closes: 29/10/2019
  • Location: Edinburgh College, EH15 2PP
  • Salary: £39,280.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 week per month

This position has expired.

Hours - 37 hours per week (1 FTE) 

Contract basis - Permanent

Location - You will be employed initially at Edinburgh College: Sighthill Campus, but you may be required to serve at other work places and to travel during the course of your employment.


Role/Subject Specific Information

We are looking for a talented Student Experience Manager to support the operation of the Edinburgh College Access Centre and to support Assistive technologies and Access and Inclusion within Edinburgh College.


What you will offer us

Edinburgh College Access Centre provides needs assessments for disabled students from Edinburgh College as well as a range of other colleges and universities across Scotland. The Edinburgh College Access Centre provides specialist expertise for students with a range of disabilities and complex needs

Main tasks will be to manage the Access Centre and the team of needs assessors to ensure that students can access the funding and supports they require to engage in their studies in FE and HE and appropriate systems are in place to support with this.

Educated to Degree level in a relevant discipline you will be a competent manager and be able to demonstrate excellent written,oral and interpersonal communication skills.

You will have with relevant management experience as well as experience of completing needs assessments and working with students with disabilities and complex needs.

You should have experience of working in the FE or HE sector and of managing external stakeholder relationships.  Experience of the use of Assistive Technologies is essential.   

Please see the Person Specification and Job Description for further details.


What the college can offer you 

As one of the largest colleges in the UK and a key contributor to learning in our capital city, Edinburgh College is proud to be supporting over 19,000 students from around 115 countries worldwide to achieve the future they want.

As a student-centred organisation and one which offers over 700 courses across 32 subject areas, Edinburgh College also works with over 1,800 industry partners to help secure the best possible employment opportunities for our students.

We are also the biggest single provider of student's to Edinburgh Universities, with 98% of our successful full time students moving onto employment or further education within 6 months of graduating.

We have great benefits at Edinburgh College, with generous annual leave, a career average pension scheme and access to other benefits like cycle to work. We also have great on-site facilities including a gym, pool, training restaurants, shops and canteens. Plus, you get to be part of a unique organisation which contributes to improving the lives of others.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Closing Date:                      Wednesday 16th October 2019

Scheduled Interview Date/Week:             Wednesday 23rd October 2019