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Placement and Employment Coordinator

Student Services

Salary:   £27,292 to £32,918 per annum
Release Date:   Friday 07 January 2022
Closing Date:   Wednesday 26 January 2022
Interview Date:   Thursday 03 February 2022
Reference:   SS171

The University of West London is ranked as the top modern University for overall satisfaction according to the National Student Survey 2019. Help us in enabling the training of the next generation of trailblazing graduates, create the game-changing businesses of tomorrow and develop the solutions that will transform the lives of millions. It takes a big team to do what we do! We’re on the lookout for talented and enthusiastic academics and professionals to help us deliver exceptional service in everything we do.

The Department 

Student Services is a large multi-disciplinary team that plays a crucial role in supporting our students. The Placement and Employment Service engage with employers, students, academic schools, central service departments and the local community to expand the choice and quality of employment opportunities on offer across disciplines with the aim of enhancing our students’ exposure to the world of work.    

The Role 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Placement & Employment Coordinator to work with the wider team in acting as the first point of contact, offering information and guidance to students’ schools/ colleges and employers.

Further responsibilities include providing administrative support for the internal Talent Bank recruitment service, processing high volume placement and employment opportunities, and monitoring and tracking student placement activity.  

The role involves working with employers to source and advertise opportunities, organising careers fairs and employer events and providing information and advice to employers and students. 

The Person 

You will also have proficient IT skills including experience of maintaining database systems. 

You will have demonstrable customer service skills, initiative, and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders. 

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who is well organised, able to prioritise and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment in an administration-led role.

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: 

Please email  if you need any assistance with the application process.

Interviews are expected to be held Thursday 3rd February 2022. 

For informal enquiries about the position please contact John Charlton, Employer Engagement Manager  


Additional Information 

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UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

This post is not available for UWL students.

Previous applicants for this post need not apply again. 

A Standard/Enhanced DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment).

This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship

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