Employer Engagement Officer

University of Surrey - Employability and Careers Service

We are looking to hire an exciting and forward-thinking Employer Engagement Officer within our Employability and Careers Centre.

This role is responsible for supporting the delivery of the Employability and Careers Centre’s strategic aim of maintaining and enhancing the reputation of the University amongst employers, and to ensure the delivery of high quality services to students, employers and academic and administrative colleagues.

The role focuses on facilitating contact between students and employers in a range of ways, and marketing the activities of the Employability and Careers Centre to ensure maximum student participation in a wide range of employer engagement activities and employer-related events, e.g. the Summer and Autumn Careers Fairs and the wide range of events held by the Employability and Careers Centre to offer students insights into the world of work and enhance their employability skills.

The ultimate aim for the successful candidate is to increase the employability of Surrey Graduates and be an integral part of a team responsible for:

  • Employer engagement – to support active relationship management to promote the University and its students to employers.
  • Employer-related events – to organise a wide range of employer-related events which offer students insights into the world of work and enhance their employability skills.
  • Work experience for students – to promote the University to employers to maintain and extend the range of graduate vacancies, Professional Training placements, internships, and opportunities for voluntary work.
  • Employer communications – to support the Centre’s focus on profiling the role that employers play in contributing to student learning and the employability of Surrey students.

We want to maintain our ranking as one of the UK’s top ten universities, to continue to attract the brightest students by giving them the best quality university experience and to maintain the University’s excellent graduate employment record which is currently amongst the best for English chartered universities. We want to recruit and retain talented people like you to help us achieve these goals.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. The benefits package includes award-winning pension scheme, child-care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

Any interested party is welcome to contact the Employer Engagement Manager, Mrs Amy Molin (a.molin@surrey.ac.uk), to discuss any specific aspects of the role.

Interviews are expected to take place on Tuesday 10 January 2017.

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