Careers and Employability Manager - London Campus (SUL22-06-R)

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KSJ96695
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35
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Job description

Who is Staffordshire University and Staffordshire University London?

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years’ experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is joined with our London campus located at Here East in Stratford adjacent to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 

About the role

As we seek to grow our business operations we have identified the need for an ambitions and dedicated Careers & Employability Manager for the London Campus. 

With a commitment to higher education, widening participation, social mobility and raising aspirations, our new Careers a & Employability Manager will have an attention to detail mindset and be able to multitask a variety of competing needs in an efficient and proactive manner.

The role will require to build, lead, develop and manage  the relationship with current, and potential employers and other stake holders based in London in order to expand Staffordshire University’s employability network improving links with industry and other opportunity providers by increasing the portfolio and options for placements and paid and non-paid work experience for the London campus students as well as for the Staffordshire University main campus. 

The post holder  will be required to develop an impactful programme of support for current students and graduates who may be at various stages of their career development in their career journey. In addition, the post will hold responsibility for impactfully liaising with external partners in collaboration with the Employer Partnerships team, to ensure that we are proactively engaging new employer contacts to both inform our careers support, and source a strong portfolio of graduate opportunities aligned with our graduate aspiration and localities.

The post holder will work with a team of Career Liaison Managers based in Stoke to build, lead, develop and manage  the relationship with current, and potential employers and other stake holders based in London in order to expand Staffordshire University’s employability network improving links with industry and other opportunity providers by increasing the portfolio and options for placements and paid and non-paid work experience for the London campus students as well as for the Staffordshire University main campus. 

The role will be required to develop an impactful programme of support for current students and graduates who may be at various stages of their career development in their career journey. In addition, the post will hold responsibility for impactfully liaising with external partners in collaboration with the Employer Partnerships team, to ensure that we are proactively engaging new employer contacts to both inform our careers support, and source a strong portfolio of graduate opportunities aligned with our graduate aspiration and localities.

This role supports Staffordshire London students as part of the central service delivering innovative careers education, information, advice and guidance within and outside of the curriculum. You will provide support offering consultancy and assistance to academics towards the development of employability learning and specialist advice to students. 

The role will be required to work in partnership with colleagues both within the Employability team, as well as across the wider University, to ensure that that we are able to meet the demands and requirements of our graduates in addition to fulfilling our responsibilities to support a successful HESA Graduate Outcomes return, and response rate. 

This is an exciting time to join our London campus team and we are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates who have a desire to thrive and develop both personally and professionally.

Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights. 

If you wish to have an informal chat regarding the role please contact Carolina Salinas- Head Of Student & Graduate Employability  via email at carolina.salinas@staffs.ac.uk

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available:

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • Starting from 29 days Annual Leave (depending on job grade) plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

Closing Date: 17 May 2022
Type: Professional Support

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