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Assistant Experiential Learning Manager

Employer: Bader International Study Centre - UK campus of Queen’s University (Canada)

Campus: Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN

Hours: full-time

Contract type: 3 years fixed term (start date: September 2018)

Salary: £22,000-£25,000 per year (depending on experience)

Closing date: August 23rd, 2018, 17:00 BST


Job description

The AELM will work with the Experiential Learning team assisting faculty with Experiential Learning planning to ensure workplace skill development for all year groups of undergraduate students.

Duties include:

  • To create and supervise the Experiential Learning Opportunities calendar under the guidance of the Experiential Learning Manager
  • To lead, in liaison with the Experiential Learning Manager, the Pre-Departure Orientation for the multi-day and overnight trips, as well as the Experiential Learning orientation session at the start of term
  • To lead and accompany students on field study trips and tours within the UK and the continent; it should be noted this will necessarily involve non-traditional hours, including evenings and weekends
  • To create and supervise itineraries for Experiential Learning Opportunities under the guidance of the Experiential Learning Manager
  • To produce in timely fashion bookings and administrative documentation related to the Experiential Learning/Workplace Skills program
  • To supervise the development of and oversight for the Risk Management Plan for the term, and in the application of risk management for each Experiential Learning event
  • To participate in the regular evaluation and assessment of the Termly Plan for Experiential Learning
  • To support the development of Career Ready initiatives as required
  • To provide tracking, record keeping and administrative support
  • To implement assessment and evaluation techniques
  • To assist in promoting a positive living and learning experience for students, both on campus and off
  • To comply with current Health & Safety at Work Law
  • To deputize for EL Manager in office representation when required
  • To undertake such other duties as may reasonably be required

Person specification

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong administration skills
  • Study abroad or independent travel experience abroad
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate in French and other European language
  • Enjoys working with students
  • Right to work in the UK

Who we are

Bader International Study Centre, located at historic Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, is the overseas campus of Queen’s University, Canada. The campus occupies a 600-acre estate, including a range of academic, residential and recreational facilities.  Our dedicated faculty and staff provide exceptional academic programming for undergraduate and postgraduate students from Canada and around the world.  We also serve as a venue for international conferences and meetings. Our wholly owned trading subsidiary, Herstmonceux Castle Enterprises Limited, is responsible for running the gardens and grounds, corporate events and other functions.

The BISC is committed to employment equity, inclusion and diversity and supports fair treatment and opportunity for all. 

What we can offer you

In addition to salary and holiday pay, we offer a number of other benefits, including:

  • auto-enrol pension scheme with guaranteed contribution from the BISC/HCE
  • opportunities for relevant training and development
  • on-site parking
  • subsidised meals scheme
  • free campus gymnasium
  • access to the BISC lending library: books, DVDs, CDs and more
  • a wide range of free and discounted leisure opportunities either at, or connected to, Herstmonceux Castle
  • a working environment comprising an historic building with beautiful gardens and grounds
  • friendly, supportive colleagues in the close-knit Castle community

The BISC is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunities employer.

More information at

www.queensu.ca/bisc (and http://www.herstmonceux-castle.com/)

How to apply

Download a copy of the job description and person specification

Required application format: CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for this position, by email to Nicola Taylor at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to Bader International Study Centre, Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN. 

Bader International Study Centre
Herstmonceux Castle
Hailsham, East Sussex
United Kingdom, BN27 1RN
Phone: +44 1323 834444
Fax: +44 1323 834499
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