• Advertised from 2nd April 2021
  • £25,376 (pro-rata to £22,838) 33.75 hours per week. Contract: Fixed Term (maternity cover)
  • Annual Leave: 35 days per year pro rata


Edinburgh University Students' Association is looking to recruit a Peer Learning and Support Lead Coordinator to join our Student Opportunities team.

The Role:

To lead and report on the development and expansion of Peer Learning and Support Schemes across the University of Edinburgh, enabling all students’ access to peer support 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.

The lead coordinator is responsible for the direct line management of both the Peer Learning Coordinator and one of the two Student Opportunities Officer (Peer Learning and Support), and indirect management of the second Student Opportunities Officer (Peer Learning and Support), as well as Scheme School Senior Leaders.

This role also involves coordinating the Peer Learning and Support teams’ contribution to and participation into the wider Student Opportunities department initiatives and activities.

The Person:

The Peer Learning and Support Lead Coordinator will be a confident trainer with excellent communication and interpersonal, project management and IT skills. The post holder will have a proven track record of providing line management and support to others.

A customer 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 detail, who takes pride in their work and that of their team.

Application notes

For further details and a full job description and person specification, please download our candidate pack at eusa.ed.ac.uk/jobs/vacancy/882 or see below.

To apply, please download and email your completed application and equal opportunities forms to Human Resources, at jobs@eusa.ed.ac.uk. Please quote the vacancy reference number in the subject of your email (882).

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The closing date for applications is 12:00 on 30th April 2021.

Interviews will be held on 10th May 2021.

Further information will be sent to shortlisted candidates.