University of Bath

Suzanne Jacobs Assistant Registrar

Member of the University of Bath internal coaching network

Role

Suzanne has developed her skills in professional coaching practice since 2009. Suzanne’s approach to coaching is grounded in a commitment to providing a positive, respectful, supportive and confidential opportunity for individuals to challenge themselves, and to explore their potential for future positive action. Suzanne has a calm, empathetic, non-judgmental and positive attitude.

Coaching provided to University of Bath staff within the following areas: Academic staff, Professional services staff, Administrative staff

Research

Particular areas of interest in relation to coaching:

  • Communication/Interpersonal skills
  • Leadership/aspiring leaders
  • Prioritisation, time management & organisation skills
  • Confidence building & resilience
  • Performance management
  • Strengths-based coaching
  • Managing professional relationships
  • Handling Difficult conversations

Career

Provision of advice and guidance to academic and administrative colleagues in relation to regulations and procedures relating to all academic matters. Close working with colleagues across all areas of the University, with involvement in a number of initiatives to improve efficiency in current administrative processes. Secretariat support for formal Faculty committees.

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Education

  • ILM Level 3 Award in Workplace Coaching for Team Leaders and First Line Managers (Institute of Leadership and Management)
  • ILM Level 5 Diploma in Coaching, Leadership & Mentoring (Institute of Leadership & Management)
  • Ongoing Coaching Supervision ensuring good professional practice
  • Strengthscope Practitioner training