Placements Administrator

Job title Placements Administrator

Department Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Salary Starting from £22,417, rising to £25,941

Grade Grade 5

SOC Code - Visa Requirements N/A

Placed on Wednesday 21 July 2021

Closing date Wednesday 04 August 2021

Interview date Wednesday 11 August 2021

Reference JB8489

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We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our busy team within the Faculty Placements Office on a full time, open-ended basis. The successful candidate will support students from subjects including Health, Languages and Education.

You will play a vital role in providing support to the Placements team, ensuring that services are efficient, effective and adapt to changing circumstances. You will act as a point of contact for undergraduate students, staff and employers, dealing with enquiries and providing guidance. You will have excellent organisational skills, strong attention to detail and good IT skills. The ability to demonstrate a good use of initiative and to multi-task and prioritise a high workload will also be highly valued.

For more information, see the attached job description and person specification. For an informal chat please get in touch with Martin Gore, Placements Manager, at or Emma Watson, Partnerships Manager, at

Our teaching excellence and real world experience encourage wider thinking. We help our students realise their potential and make a positive impact on society. We offer a diverse range of undergraduate courses covering economics, education, psychology, policy and languages. We also offer a variety of taught and research-based postgraduate courses, from master's to doctorate qualifications. Learn more about our Faculty and its programmes at

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

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.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage before embarking on a job application to ensure that 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 / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.