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Careers Team Manager

Student Services

Salary:   £47,728 to £53,232 Per Annum
Release Date:   Monday 17 February 2020
Closing Date:   Sunday 08 March 2020
Reference:   SS139

Student Services plays a key role in supporting students to achieve to their full potential, by offering advice and guidance to help reduce any barriers to their success. Our student body is extremely diverse and because of the variety of support needs that our students have, our work can be fast-moving and challenging but very rewarding. Student Services is currently in a period of transition and growth so it is an exciting time to be joining the team.

To manage the career consultants team and coordinate the work of the team including the monitoring and review of the teams operational procedures.

To provide professional career guidance and employability skills support to students and graduates of the University, through a range of teaching and learning activities and individual consultations. To utilise specialist knowledge of career development learning, in collaboration with academic schools and the wider community, to develop a whole University approach to embedding employability in the curriculum. Work with the Head of Careers and Volunteering to develop strategies to meet the challenges of the current employability agenda and to support the future career success of students and graduates and the Universities KPIs.

The post holder will lead initiatives to improve communication and proactively work with the students, academic colleagues, other professional services teams and external stakeholders.

To deputise for the Head of Careers and Volunteering when required in matters relating to Careers and Employability.

This appointment requires a flexible approach to working hours as on occasion weekend and evening work is required.

You will have an honours degree or equivalent, a relevant careers guidance qualification and experience of careers work in a higher education setting.


A standard DBS Certificate is required for this post (to be undertaken upon appointment)    

The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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