University of Reading - Student & Applicant Services
|Salary:||£39,324 to £48,327 per annum|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed on:||21st April 2017|
|Closes:||14th May 2017|
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This is a great opportunity for an experienced Careers Consultant to join our team here at Reading. You will take responsibility for delivering career learning and advice and guidance to your own caseload of academic schools. You’ll support module convenors, provide VLE content, and negotiate and deliver impactful interventions having analysed student need. You’ll be the primary point of contact for the relevant Heads of Schools and senior staff on employability, and take responsibility for finding ways to increase staff engagement and joined-up working.
In addition, you’ll play a full and collaborative role in the work of the Careers Centre, delivering 1:1 guidance, workshops and our wider employability activities.
You will support the Director and Career Consultancy Manager in designing and delivering employability strategies for use across the University, in particularly supporting work which enhances our new set of graduate attributes. Your collaborative skills will allow you to share expertise and advice with colleagues as we continue to develop the careers and employability education our students receive.
Your role will contribute to providing a transformative student experience that develops and enhances the qualities of the Reading graduate.
What we’re looking for:
We’re looking for someone with experience and relevant professional qualifications in career coaching, advice or guidance. A good understanding of current issues in Higher Education, and a collaborative approach are essential, as are excellent planning, communication and IT skills. An interest in e-learning and curriculum development would be an advantage.
Interview Date: 25 May 2017
Informal contact details
Contact role: Careers Consultancy Manager
Contact name: Lucy Hawkins
Contact phone: 0118 378 6815
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: PA to the Director
Contact name: Erika Wong
Contact phone: 0118 378 8353
Contact email: email@example.com
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.
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