TEL Student Digital Assistant (Student Placement, Fixed Term)

Job title TEL Student Digital Assistant (Student Placement, Fixed Term)

Department The Centre for Learning and Teaching

Salary Starting from £19,202, rising to £21,414 Pro rata for duration of contract

Grade Grade 4

Placed on Wednesday 07 August 2019

Closing date Sunday 01 September 2019

Interview date Monday 23 September 2019

Reference CF6986

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Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Student Digital Assistant (Placement Year)

We are looking for a talented University of Bath student to join our friendly team and support the delivery of TEL at the University. This is a Placement Year opportunity and is open to students currently on an undergraduate programme of study, who have completed or are about to complete two years of study at the University of Bath.

About role

The TEL Student Digital Assistant is a new role and will be afforded a great deal of autonomy to channel their enthusiasm to bring their own experiences, skills and vision to their work. 

This position is fixed-term for ten months and offers a highly motivated Bath student an excellent opportunity to boost their future career in e-learning, digital education, technology, business analytics, data management, and digital communications in a way that will play to the successful candidate’s strengths.

About you

The successful candidate will be an integral member of the TEL Team, engaging and completing a range of tasks to meet operational and strategic requirements. The post-holder will support the delivery of our online courses, help to organise events, run their own projects and take part in testing and rolling out new digital services.

This is an integrated development opportunity and will include the opportunity to work directly with a range of stakeholders from academics to senior managers.  The role will help you build up your key transferable skills (including digital capabilities) as well as developing you both personally and professionally.  Throughout the year, you will be able to build a portfolio, allowing you to reflect on your development throughout your employment with us, and also support your next career step.

If you are looking for a fast-paced, exciting role at the heart of the University's Education Strategy and Digital Road Map, and can offer the drive, initiative and ideas needed to flourish, then this role could be right for you.


  • 36 days holiday pro-rata, (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • A flexible working environment
  • Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work)
  • Interest-free loans for public transport seasons tickets and motorcycle purchases for commuting
  • Onsite private and NHS dentist, onsite medical centre
  • Discounted physiotherapy service

This is a full-time (36.5 hours per week) and is being offer on a fixed term contract basis for 10 months, with an anticipated start date 30th September 2019.

Any informal enquiries should be directed to Christopher Bonfield ( or call 01225 384392

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.