Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Undergraduate Acade

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY RBC PHD (MUSIC) STUDENTS WILL BE CONSIDERED!

UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC STUDENT MENTOR (MUSIC)

Job Description

Reference:

Salary: £8.21 per hour

Days/Hours: 25 hours in total (flexible, but likely to be in the region of 2 hours per week in term time)

Duration: March 2020 to May 2020

Location: Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Closing Date: As stated on Manpower website

Selection Date: Week commencing the 16th March 2020

A Job Description

1 Purpose of the Post

The post holder(s) will offer advice and guidance to students on two modules: BMus1 Performance Traditions and BMus2 Contextual Studies. Through targeted support for the assignment of this module they will help students' progression, retention and achievement at the University.

PLEASE NOTE: This post is only open to Conservatoire (music) PhD students.

2 Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide subject-based information and support to mentees that in relation to the assessment of the BMus1 Performance Traditions and BMus2 Contextual Studies This support may be made available through individual or group based mentoring sessions.

  • To organise and deliver advice and resources to students relating to good academic practice, referencing and generic essay-writing skills in a music context.

  • To demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the needs of first- and second-year BMus students in relation to academic modules.

  • To liaise and negotiate with the academic team to ensure that appropriate advice is provided to mentees.

  • To understand the role of the student mentor and to make referrals to other departments should that need arise.

  • To maintain records of student engagement and mentor activities to demonstrate impact of the role.

2.7 To undertake any other duties, commensurate with the nature and grading of the post, that may be required.

3 Supervisory Responsibility

None

4 Supervision Received

The post holder reports to the BMus1 Performance Traditions and BMus2 Contextual Studies module leaders and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

5 Contacts

Students, academic and administrative staff of the University, external organisations and the general public.

6 Other Requirements (including any special items)

The actual responsibilities and duties undertaken by the post holder will be defined in the context of the location and working pattern of the post holder by the line manager.

Some flexibility with regards to hours worked will occasionally be required to meet the needs of the University with advance planning and notice.

The University reserves the right to vary the duties and responsibilities of staff under conditions prescribed in national agreements. The above duties may be altered to suit the future needs of the service. Staff are liable to serve at any of the University's places of employment as may be required.

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Job Overview

Date Posted:

Posted 3 weeks ago

Expiration Date:

10/04/2020

Location:

Birmingham

Job Type:

Temporary

Salary:

Up to £8.21 per hour

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