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Student Success Officer

Do you want to play a key role in supporting the success of students at Leeds? Do you have attention to detail and experience of analysing quantitative data to understand trends?

This role is intended to maximise student success amongst students from a wide range of backgrounds – particularly amongst students at risk of non-continuation and lower than expected degree attainment.

The Student Success Officer will identify students using learner analytics and other tools. They will liaise with key stakeholders to help achieve the best possible outcomes.

This work will involve provision of activities, from induction onwards but also liaison with academic and professional staff within the faculty and more widely, to help ensure that University staff, activities and processes are supportive of groups at risk included those from widening participation backgrounds.

You will also be expected to robustly evaluate and report on the impact of support delivered to understand the impact of the work and to ensure that it is appropriately targeted and delivered.

In addition, you will provide information and advice to students, signposting existing support mechanisms as appropriate. This post will be one of a number across the institution and will be part of a formal network of support officers.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Sarah Hearfield, Cross Institutional Student Success PM

Tel: +44 (0)113 34 31646, email:

This role is only open to new applicants that have not applied for a Student Success Officer role within the last three months.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  Admissions & Recruitment
Section:  Educational Engagement
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £22,659 to £26,243 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (2 years due to funding)
Release Date:  Friday 16 August 2019
Closing Date:  Sunday 01 September 2019
Interview Date:  Wednesday 18 September 2019
Reference:  SESAR1202
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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