Maxine Curry
Dayjob Limited
The Big Peg
120 Vyse Street
Birmingham B18 6NF
T: 0044 121 638 0026


An exceptional Academic Advisor who is able to evaluate problems, identify resources and provide sound advice. Aside from these, what really makes Maxine unique is her ability to develop and explore in details academic and career goals with her students. With her present employer she has established a reputation for providing information and advice to students that is impartial and not influenced by any outside body. Through her career she has always worked hard to foster a campus community atmosphere that promotes student success. On a personal level she is a solid team player who can not only work to tight deadlines, but also has plenty of initiative to be able to deal with unexpected problems. As someone who has already identified her career direction she is keen to join an organisation whose aim is to have a diverse workforce that understands and represents the communities it serves.


ACADEMIC ADVISOR – Start Date – Present
Employers name – Location
Responsible for providing a professional support, advice and information service to all current, former and prospective students on college related issues.


  • Helping students to find accommodation by giving them sound advice on housing matters.
  • Handling student’s complaints by summarizing the nature of the complaint, explaining what investigations have been carried out and clarifying the proposed resolution.
  • Providing a one-stop support service to those that need it.
  • Talking to students about ‘living costs’ associated with rent, travel, books, food and social life.
  • Advising students on university policies and procedures.
  • Working closely with other staff to ensure the accurate and timely registration of new students.
  • Having daily contact with students to build up a trusting relationship with them.
  • Adhering to strict confidentiality and other ethical standards.
  • Encouraging students to explore all of the facilities the college has to offer.
  • Making appointments for students with external bodies.
  • Seeing students who have booked an appointment, and also those who just drop in.
  • Acknowledging all email enquiries within 1-2 working days of receiving them.

JOB TITLE – Start Date – End Date
Employers name – Location

JOB TITLE – Start Date – End Date
Employers name – Location



  • Not making judgements about any situation a student is in, nor any decision they make.
  • Substantial in-depth experience of supporting people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions.
  • Excellent multitasking and organizational skills.
  • Able to calmly and effectively communicate with emotional or upset students and parents.
  • A self-starter, who is able to use her own initiative, whilst also implementing evidence based support models.


  • Demonstrating a concerned and caring attitude toward advisees.
  • Mature by nature and willing to take responsibility for her own actions and decisions.
  • Never intimidated by big problems.
  • Not afraid to stand up to authorities when something is wrong.


Travel expenses
Money advice
Drop in sessions


University name  –  Degree details        Study Dates
College name      –  Qualifications                Study Dates
School name       –  Subjects / Grades          Study Dates


Available on request.



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