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Head of Careers, Employability and Enterprise (Ref:155)

Salary range: 
£42,792 to £51,034 per annum

As a new university based within one of the UK’s fastest growing city economies, the University of Suffolk is expanding and is currently recruiting for a number of exciting new opportunities within the Business Engagement, Careers and Employability team.

As part of some key strategic changes, the team of Careers and Employability joined the Directorate in February 2021, to greater align our employer engagement and business development activities.

The University is now seeking to establish the role of Head of Careers, Employability and Enterprise to drive the areas of careers and employability and enterprise and entrepreneurship education, to ensure we provide a coherent service for students, graduates and staff. The postholder will oversee the development and implementation of targeted School employability and enterprise plans which will respond to key employability metrics and measures of success (e.g., TEF, Graduate Outcomes, LEO).

The Directorate of Business Engagement, Career and Employability supports our academic Schools to connect our academic expertise with industry, transform our local community through knowledge exchange, enhance the student and graduate experience through entrepreneurship and develop our University as a place to do business.

If you have the skills and experience (full details outlined in the job description) to contribute to the development of business engagement and entrepreneurship and income generation at the University of Suffolk, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Closing date: Monday 12th April, 12pm

Interview date: Monday 19th April 2021

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: 
Monday, April 12, 2021 - 12:00
Interview date(s): 
Monday, April 19, 2021 - 14:45

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 a curriculum vitae and a covering letter setting out clearly how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the post

Please 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.

If you a have a disability and need to use a different method to apply for the role then please contact our recruitment team so we can make the adjustments to the process for you.

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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