Full Time, Fixed Term, Permanent Role 

Library International Student Support Coordinator

About UWE: 

Library, Careers and Inclusivity (LCI) brings together Library Services, Careers and Enterprise, and Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity to deliver outstanding outcomes for all of UWE’s students in partnership with Faculties and other Services. Their work impacts student recruitment and retention, academic success, student satisfaction and graduate destination outcomes.

They aim to:

  • Enable learners to become independent and confident and to achieve their full potential in respect of academic achievement and employment.
  • Ensure learners have high satisfaction levels in the area of independent access to, and use of, information.
  • Facilitate high quality research and maximise the global impact of UWE research.
  • Set a whole institution approach to inclusivity, profiling UWE as an inclusive university that places the mental wealth of students and staff as a strategic priority.

Duties and responsibilities of the role: 

Working in the library’s Environment, Technology, Arts, and Creative Industries team, and responsible for provision of specialist English language and academic skills teaching. This will involve: a. Liaising with members of programme teams in the Faculty of Environment and Technology to develop and embed appropriate support. b. Advising and signposting students and staff to specialist materials and self help. c. Preparing and delivering English Language and academic skills (information literacy/academic writing) sessions, to varying sized groups of students, and one to one, using a range of teaching techniques. d. Answering referred subject specific enquiries.

2. To contribute to university projects using specialist knowledge and/or lead short term projects within Library, Careers and Inclusivity (LCI).

3. To carry out assessment and analysis of issues and problems impacting international students, using specialist knowledge to identify and recommend appropriate solutions, and to refer significant issues as appropriate.

4. To draft reports, prepare and deliver briefings, training and presentations as required, e.g., on the impact of learning and teaching interventions on key faculty measures such as student progression and outcomes. 5. To work with colleagues on innovations in the use of new technologies in learning and teaching.

6. To build and maintain relationships with contacts in other services, faculties or external bodies, including international partner institutions, and attending internal and external meetings to ensure that the support for international students provided by the library is appropriately represented and reported.

7. To contribute to training and development of library staff on English language support for students. 

8. To act as a senior member of the team, supporting the team to meet its objectives and timescales and to support the induction and delivery of training to staff in the team.

9. To comply with the University’s equal opportunities policy and use this role to promote equal opportunity wherever possible.

10.To take reasonable care of your own health and safety and comply with rules and guidance relating to health and safety matter.

11.Any other reasonable duties that fall within the scope of the post, as allocated by the line manager, following consultation with the post holder.


Location: UWE Frenchay Campus

Salary: Grade F – £30,497 to £34,304 per annum

Contractual hours: 37 hours

How to apply:


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