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Staff Development Practitioner (General) – AD1078RUXMR
Centre for Academic, Professional & Organisational Development
Vacancy Description
Centre for Academic, Professional & Organisational Development (CAPOD), Salary: £32,548 - £38,833 per annum, pro rata, Hours of work: 18.125 hours per week, Fixed Term: Until September 2020 Start: As soon as possible
The Centre for Academic, Professional and Organisational Development at the University of St Andrews is offering a rare opportunity for an individual with the right skills and experience to join our team of learning and development practitioners, and to contribute to our continuing success in delivering high quality initiatives and in providing excellent development support to our colleagues across the University's professional services.

The appointment will be made on the basis of 0.5 FTE until September 2020 in the first instance, with work pattern to be agreed, ideally starting as soon as possible.

We are looking for a staff development professional, a skilled communicator with an enthusiasm for learning and development and with plenty of experience in leading the development of training programmes, identifying development needs, designing training to meet these needs, training delivery and evaluation. The ideal candidate will also be efficient and well-organised, with a systematic approach to planning and project management.

The role will encompass a wide variety of activities, including contributing to the coordination of mentoring and coaching programmes, and supporting wellbeing initiatives and organisational change programmes.

Candidates must have excellent IT skills, with experience of working with online learning and coordinating mentoring/coaching programmes an advantage. A qualification and experience in coaching would also be desirable.

This is a great opportunity to work with within a busy and successful L&D team, with the added opportunity to work flexibly and to agree how the hours are worked.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Mr Jos Finer, email: jaf21@st-andrews.ac.uk, Tel: 01334 2599.

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through our working on diversity awards (ECU Athena SWAN/Race Charters; Carer Positive; LGBT Charter; and Stonewall). More details can be found at http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/edi/diversityawards/.

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Further information can be found at https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/staff/policy/immigration/.

In 2019 the University will establish purpose built office accommodation at Eden Campus, Guardbridge by St Andrews, to provide a state of the art working environment for a number of our Professional Services Units. It is anticipated that up to 350 Professional Services staff from a range of Units will be based in the new development at Guardbridge.

This post will be primarily based at Guardbridge from 2020.

Interviews will be held on 22 or 23 October 2018

Please quote reference: AD1078RUXMR

Closing Date: 4 October 2018

Further Particulars: AD1078RUXMR FPs.doc

Centre for Academic, Professional & Organisational Development (CAPOD)
Salary: £32,548 - £38,833 per annum, pro rata
Hours of work: 18.125 hours per week
Fixed Term: Until September 2020
Start: As soon as possible