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Work Related Learning Officer (Student Facing)

Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  £25,642 to £27,929 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Monday 30 January 2023
Reference:  EHA2057-1022-R

We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone.                                              

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Work-Related Learning Officer to work in our Employability and Enterprise Team. Working as part of E3i (Employability, Enterprise, Entrepreneurship & Innovation), you will play a central role in delivering and supporting Faculty processes for the quality assurance of work-related learning opportunities. 

Working with students, you will have an interest in digital technologies and be expected to contribute to maintaining and developing Faculty systems to support sustained growth in the number and range of work-related learning activities we can offer students. You will work with students in this internal facing role to contribute to continuous improvement of work placement and extra-curricular work placement opportunity provision to enhance the experience of students, employers, and host organisations. 

For informal enquiries about this vacancy, you may wish to contact: Lynsey Martin, Work Related Learning Manager at 

About You

As a Work-Related Learning Officer, you will:

  • have experience of working in higher or further education 
  • have experience of successfully working and networking with multiple stakeholders, internal and external
  • be capable of communicating with a range of audiences through different media and have excellent interpersonal skills 
  • have a high degree of IT literacy
  • be able to work effectively under pressure and plan and prioritise tasks

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.

Rewards & Benefits

  • A minimum of 35 days annual leave per annum, pro rata (inclusive of bank holiday and University closure days) 
  • Discounted membership to our onsite state-of-the-art sport and leisure facilities
  • Staff benefits scheme, which provides you with discounts across the high street, supermarket shopping, cinema tickets, dining out and more
  • A wide range of development programmes to enhance your career
  • Beautiful award-winning on-campus working environment
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme with our employer contribution of 16.3%

About Us 

At Edge Hill University we believe in the life changing opportunities knowledge can create. Since 1885, we’ve been creating access to knowledge for those who may not have had the opportunity to before. 

Today, the effect we have has a far-reaching impact, not just for those who come to study here but for those who work, invest in, and live in our local communities too. So, if you’ve ever wondered if one person can make a difference, simply speak to our alumni, students, and award-winning staff.

Because for us education isn’t about how much you take in. It’s about what you take out into the world. 

Inspiring minds and changing futures since 1885, Edge Hill University is “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 


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