Salary: £39,324 to £49,772 pa
Leading a team of 8 Careers Advisers, you will ensure appropriate resource allocation to enhance student employability and maximise positive graduate outcomes in support of the University’s Strategy, manage the delivery of a customer focused IAG service for students and graduates and work with the Head of Service and colleagues in the Careers and Employability Service’s Senior Management Team to develop the strategic direction of employability at the University and to work with the other operational leads in the Careers & Employability Service to set, prioritise and evaluate activities and projects.
You will have a small caseload of students and will provide careers guidance to enable them to make career-related decisions and help them acquire the skills necessary to manage their career successfully. You will design and deliver careers and employability activities, including presentations, talks and workshops, support academic and Professional Services staff in the delivery of the University’s employability strategy and work with employers, professional bodies and other organisations to form mutually beneficial relationships.
You should have a degree (or equivalent qualification or relevant professional experience) including a recognised careers guidance qualification (e.g. Qualification in Careers Guidance) with a good understanding of higher education and the issues impacting on student employability gained from working in a university careers service environment, as well as knowledge of graduate recruitment, employers’ selection processes and what makes a successful candidate. It is essential that you have experience in conducting individual careers guidance discussions and in delivering career management programmes.