Student Developer

January 23, 2023

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The Centre for Educational Enhancement and Development (CEED) requires a part-time Student Developer to join CEED’s Education and Student Development team and report to CEED’s Director. This is a fixed-term post for a period of 12 months.


The role holder will have responsibility for elements of academic, professional and organisational development in CEED’s student-facing service. In particular, on the academic side, the role holder will provide specific support for a number of Schools and programmes in developing a range of study skills. On the professional side, the role-holder will lead the delivery of a professional skills programme in the local high school and contribute to skill development in students with representative roles. In terms of organisational development, the role-holder will contribute to the University’s excellent student experience and work on projects including the transitions of students into, through, and out of Higher Education.


Applicants should be educated to degree level and have a good working knowledge and experience of professional development and Higher Education teaching practices including development needs analysis, event design, delivery and evaluation. They should also have excellent communication, presentation, team-working, time and project management skills. Training will be provided on requisite IT systems.


The hours of work are 14.5 per week, which can be worked flexibly.


Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Cat Wilson, Director of CEED email:


Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.


Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:


In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. The University encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of nationality and all applications received are assessed against the essential and desirable criteria listed in the further particulars. The successful candidate will have to demonstrate their right to work in the UK prior to commencing employment and where required, obtain the right to work in the UK without relying on University sponsorship.