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London South Bank Students’ Union aims to be 'the proud home of our students' and to offer help and support to them throughout their time at LSBU. Students are at the forefront of what we do, and to help with that we employ Career and Student staff to bring a mix of talents, expertise and knowledge to the organisation.

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Our vision is to be 'the proud home of our students'.

To achieve this we:

  • Make students feel welcome, meet their needs, and develop a vibrant, supportive student community.

  • Provide an environment where student voices are heard and issues are addressed.
  • Provide a safe platform for students to explore and develop their academic, social and personal development.
  • Support students in their career development facilitating and creating opportunities for them to enhance their employability.

We're based in a beautiful newly refurbished space in the heart of London, minutes from the River Thames, Shard and The South Bank Centre, London is on your doorstep, and with both London Bridge & Waterloo Stations within a stone's throw, your commute to and from work will be a breeze.

Career Staff vacancies

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Academic Advisor

Application Deadline: Midday 8th May 2017
Salary: £26,473 (Grade 5 point 18) - £29,247 (Grade 5 point 22) inclusive of London weighting + generous pension and benefits package
Working hours: Full-time minimum (35hrs/week) | Core Hours: 10am-4pm Monday-Friday with occasional evening & weekend working

Role outline
In this role you'll be working directly with our students, helping them primarily with educational advice around difficulties that they may be facing with their studies. Alongside this 1-2-1 work and support of our members, you'll use your understanding of the issues faced by students, in our broader work lobbying the University, improving our ability to: help develop university policies and processes to ensure a better deal for students; deliver preventative information, activities and campaigns to our members and; empower students with supportive and honest advice and guidance to make informed choices through their educational experience.

Type of person we're looking for
We are looking for a colleague who is: equally comfortable in an advice room, or out on campus talking to students; capable of thinking 'creatively' to overcome difficulties and able to build relationships and partnerships with university stakeholders and; looking to work in a fun and dynamic environment, where we keep surpassing expectations time and time again.

Take a look at our recruitment pack and submit your application by MIDDAY 8th May 2017.

Key recruitment documents:

Job Description
Application Form
Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form

If you would like to have an informal conversation about this role or to discuss anything about your personal circumstances prior to applying, please feel free to contact the recruiting manager:

James-J Walsh
Head of Representation & Advice
(t) 0207 815 6060

Student Staff vacancies

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There are currently no vacanies.




Contact Us

If you'd like any further information or support about applying for this role or any other, please feel free to get in contact with our helpful Students' Union Administrator (e) (t) 0207 815 6060