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Skills Development Coordinator

Job title Skills Development Coordinator

Department Students' Union

Salary Starting from £29,605, rising to £36,024

Grade Grade 6

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 3563

This role is potentially sponsorable subject to candidates meeting the tradeable points criteria

Placed on Wednesday 06 September 2023

Closing date Sunday 01 October 2023

Interview date Thursday 12 October 2023

Reference CC10972

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As the Skills Development Coordinator, you will work with the Peer Support Manager in the Students' Union to develop online training and workshops for students, with a focus on Student Leaders, including committee members and representatives.

You will lead a project team developing a suite of online training for our student leaders. The current training includes finance, event management, wellbeing, and safeguarding, and you will be responsible for expanding this project to support all our student leaders. You will build the training modules, collate information from the project team and use student feedback to improve modules. 

You will also lead a small number of peer support schemes, supporting the wider team to provide valuable, peer-led support networks for all students. 

This role would suit someone who:

  • Has experience in developing and delivering interactive and engaging training to a wide range of audiences. 
  • Can quickly learn new software and may have experience developing simple, multimedia resources.
  • Can effectively manage multiple projects and build strong relationships with a range of different stakeholders.
  • Understands the needs and experiences of volunteers.

Further information

We offer competitive salaries, a vibrant and fun working environment, and flexible working to enable your work-life balance. More than just a “job”, this is an opportunity for committed and ambitious people to help shape our organisation and the lives of the students we represent. Our staff enjoy a safe and pleasant working environment, with a variety of benefits. Join us and be part of our story!

For any informal enquiries about the role please contact Sam Cook, Peer Support Manager, on Your application must be submitted via the University website.

What we can offer you:

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams. 

We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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Visa information

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK, you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / Indefinite Leave to Remain − please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.