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Careers & Employability Adviser (Ref: 003)

Salary range: 
£30,942 - £34,804 per annum

We are looking for an enthusiastic professional to join the Student Services Department as a Careers and Employability Adviser on a full time permanent contract. Applicants should have extensive experience in delivering information, advice and guidance, ideally in an education setting. You will be confident in navigating a broad range of information to take a holistic approach to University life.

The successful person will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the portfolio of extra-curricular career development activities at the University. You will be passionate about delivering excellent pastoral support to students and establishing successful peer networks, and will demonstrate commitment in designing and delivering Career Development Learning within curriculums, in addition to co- and extra-curricular activities. You will be confident to liaise with internal and external stakeholders to create and promote opportunities benefiting the student experience and graduate outcomes, and demonstrate a commitment to developing students’ employability, as well as enhancing the overall student experience.

For specific enquiries about the role please contact Chantalle Hawley, Head of Student Services  014732 338410

Closing date: Friday 27th September, at midday

Interview date: Tuesday 1st October 2019

We are actively committed to growing and supporting a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all backgrounds and communities. We particularly welcome applications from black and ethnic minority candidates and from candidates with a disability who are currently under-represented within our workforce. 

We consider flexible working requests for all our vacancies.

Closing date: 
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:00

How to apply:

  1. Read the Guidance Notes and Privacy Notice
  2. Fill in the Application Cover Sheet
  3. Fill in the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  4. Attach your CV and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

EITHER return them as Word (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) attachments by email to including the post title and reference number in the email subject heading
OR by post to:

The Human Resource Team
University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay
Ipswich IP4 1QJ

After submitting your application, if you have not heard from us before the interview date shown, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview.

If you would like to request support or ask questions about any of our vacancies, or us as an employer, please contact us via the email above or by telephoning 01473 338351.

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