Head of Employability

Anglia Ruskin University - Student Services

About Anglia Ruskin University:

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:

With responsibility for the strategic leadership of the Employability Service, we’re looking for an exceptional individual to drive forward our employability strategy and to continue to build on our reputation as a leading national and international university for student employability.

With professional experience in a similar role, you’ll have excellent knowledge and current understanding of graduate recruitment trends as well as an appreciation of the differing needs of our students. Working collaboratively with senior faculty colleagues to embed employability into the curriculum, you’ll ensure employers make our University their university of choice in their graduate recruitment.

With a higher degree or relevant professional qualifications at post graduate level, you’ll have the gravitas and passion to promote our graduates and services to businesses, academics and external stakeholders, coupled with a demonstrable track record in business development and customer service excellence. As an experienced senior manager, preferably in Higher Education, you’ll have the ability to develop, motivate and lead a team ensuring our students graduate with the skills and confidence to enable them to find and progress within their chosen career path.

If you're required to relocate to take up your employment with us, subject to certain conditions, we offer a generous and competitive relocation package.

Interviews are expected to take place on 17 May 2017.

To find out more about working with us, click here.

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details. If you'll need to relocate to take up your employment with us, subject to certain conditions, we offer a generous and competitive relocation package.

Closing Date - 30 April 2017

Guidance Notes:

For a list of key requirements please press the apply button below, which will take you to the university's website where you can download the job description and person specification. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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