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Student Assistant in Student Services Department

Location: Leipzig

Salary: 450 Euro

Job type: 10h/week

 

The Lancaster University Leipzig campus offers a range of Lancaster University (LU) degree programmes, with the university committed to providing the same academic quality and fully rounded student experience as in the UK. In January 2020, the campus opened with a Lancaster University accredited foundation programme delivered by Navitas Germany GmbH – part of Navitas Group - an Australian owned public listed company. Navitas is an industry leader in providing managed campus services, as well as pre-university and university pathway programmes for domestic and international students in Asia, North America, Africa, Australia, Continental Europe, and the United Kingdom. Navitas Colleges are modern and dynamic educational institutions committed to providing quality educational programmes and excellent student support in an environment that encourages students to achieve the best possible results in their studies. In Autumn 2020, four Lancaster University accredited Bachelor of Science programmes were included into the portfolio of programmes, and the growth plan holds the introduction of post-graduate programmes.

The Student Assistant will be crucial in assisting the Student Services Team in administrative support for the Campus.

Student Assistant Responsibilities:

Academic Services

Perform administrative tasks:

  • assistance in monitoring of marking deadlines & communicating with lecturers
  • assistance in inputting of marks and providing regular updates on individual student progress
  • assistance in developing timetable for Foundation Programme Exams
  • assistance in updating Exam Guidelines
  • assisting in setting up exams in Moodle
  • assisting in invigilating of exams
  • assist in all aspects relating to exam marking and moderation tasks (monitoring of deadlines, gathering information for committee meetings, resit process etc.)
  • assistance in managing student academic appeals
  • assistance in maintaining accuracy of student and academic data (student records, updating module handbooks etc.)

Other Tasks

  • attendance at student social events and welcome week events if needed
  • populating spreadsheets
  • translation of documents (German-English, English-German)

Your Profile:

Interested applicants will be able to demonstrate:

Essential

  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills (mother tongue or bilingual proficiency).
  • Proven ability as a “team player” who can contribute to the development of a highly effective team.
  • Well-developed organizational skills and the ability to work precisely and detail-orientedComfortable working to competing priorities and deadlines in a fast-past environment.
  • Flexible attitude to work including a willingness to work weekends and evenings in support of student activities.
  • Strong IT skills (Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications)
  • Solution-focused with a “can do” mentality and problem-solving ability.

Desirable

  • Strong verbal and written German communication skills (mother tongue or bilingual proficiency) and/or other languages.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience by sending a cover letter and a CV toAnne Grob, Manager Student Services, at anne.grob@lancasterleipzig.de. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.