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Peer Learning Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th September 2019

  • Advertised from 3rd September 2019
  • 37.5 hours per week


Edinburgh University Students' Association is looking to recruit a Peer Learning Coordinator to join our Student Opportunities Team.

The Peer Learning Coordinator is responsible for supporting the development and expansion of peer learning systems across the University of Edinburgh, enabling all students’ access to peer learning to enhance their student experience. This will include supporting and facilitating student-led peer to peer activity throughout the University, encouraging students to take a holistic and autonomous approach to their learning and development.

This role has a strong project management and leadership element and involves contributing to the forming of an academic community of learners (both staff and students) locally and across the University. The Student Opportunities team sits within the wider Membership Support and Development Team at the Students’ Association (which also includes The Advice Place and Representation and Democracy), and works collaboratively with colleagues in relation to a number of events, initiatives and activities related to student development.

The Person:

A confident and experienced trainer with excellent communication and interpersonal, organizational and IT skills. The postholder will have a proven track record of providing learning support to others.

A student focused individual with a consistently professional approach to their duties and keen attention to detail. A person with high expectations of themselves and others, with a passion for learning, who takes pride in their work and that of their team.

Organisational Information

Edinburgh University Students’ Association is an award-winning organisation, which exists to provide diverse services, representation, and welfare support to the community of over 39,500 students at the University of Edinburgh. By providing opportunities, helping to create change and offering support, we're here to help students get the most out of their time at Edinburgh. We have four venues around the University of Edinburgh campus – King’s Buildings, The Pleasance, Potterrow and Teviot Row House – which house our offices, cafés, bars, clubs, spaces for students to meet, study and socialise. We are a registered charity and all of the income we generate from our commercial activity goes back in to supporting our members.

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Application notes

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The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 15 September

Interviews will be held on Monday 23 September

Further information will be sent to shortlisted candidates.