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Placement Student or Graduate Partner, EMA programme support
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF23124

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 23/05/2018

Job live date: 11/05/2018

Salary: £19,305 to £23,557 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Vice Chancellor's Office

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 1.0 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Fixed Term for 12 months

The Electronic Management of Assessment (EMA) Programme has been created to deliver the University's long-term vision for online assessment while improving the underlying processes and supporting systems

The Programme is now looking to appoint up to two full time programme support Student/Graduate Partners. These positions are open to University of Reading students looking to undertake a placement year or former University of Reading students who graduated in 2017 or 2018. The appointments will be on the basis of a 12-month, fixed term secondment to run from September 2018.

Placement students or Graduate Partners will work within the EMA programme team to support successful change management and the realisation of programme objectives.

You will:

  • play a significant role developing and supporting ongoing engagement with the student community
  • contribute an understanding of student requirements, attitudes and expectations to support the delivery of all programme work streams
  • support and test new functionality, tools and processes from the student perspective
  • help the programme team to develop new student facing resources relating to the EMA programme
  • design and undertake additional research surrounding the impact of EMA programmes on the student experience
  • excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • the ability to ensure effective liaison and communication between a range of key groups
  • excellent IT skills
  • The ability to work as part of an established team

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Workstream Manager

Contact role:

Academic Director

Contact name:

Jo Mortimer

Contact name:

Emma Mayhew

Contact phone:

Ext. 8840

Contact phone:

Ext. 8840

Contact email:

Contact email:

Interview Date: 4th June 2018 

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


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