Placement Coordinator

De Montfort University - Student & Academic Services

De Montfort University students undertake work placements in a wide variety of disciplines and industry areas. We offer well-established opportunities involving the participation of thousands of students each year across our four faculties.

To support our growth plan we are currently seeking to recruit a Placement Coordinator. This will be a busy role liaising with students, placement providers and academic colleagues every day. You will build knowledge about specific industries and job roles and offer support to students applying and preparing for placements. You will also deliver engaging briefings and events, and coordinate communications with students via social media and other channels. The accurate capture and processing of student participation data will be a further important aspect of the role.

The successful candidate will demonstrate strong interpersonal and organisational skills, a problem-solving approach and enthusiasm for teamwork. In return you will join a busy, dynamic and creative team at DMU, working at the heart of employability and the student experience.

Please quote reference: 10608

Interview Date:  W/C 24 April 2017

To apply, please visit our website:

Alternatively telephone 0116 250 6168

Or write to:
The Human Resources Team, De Montfort University,
The Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH.

Please quote the relevant reference number.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications which reflect the diversity of our community.

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