Placement Co-ordinator

University of Reading - Careers Placement & Experience Centre

Based within the schools and departments served by the HumSS student support center, this role will focus on placement coordination in the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Sciences and some Arts and Humanities subjects. The placement coordinator plays a pivotal role in increasing the uptake and quality of student placements and internships within the curriculum and in line with the University targets for growth in this area.

The placement coordinator role will include a wide range of duties involving the day to day organisation, facilitation and administration of student placements. This will include the responsibility for organising placement preparation and training activities, delivering pre, during and post placement support, monitoring and reviewing placement uptake and ensuring the quality assurance of all placement activity within your designated areas.

Informal contact details
Contact role: Placement and Development Manager
Contact name: Em Sowden
Contact phone: 0118 378 8354
Contact email: e.l.sowden@

Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: PA to Director
Contact name: Erika Wong
Contact phone: 0118 378 8353
Contact email:

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by the UK Border Agency and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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