Careers and Employability Adviser

University of Cumbria - Student and Staff Services

The multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years.

On the cusp of our 10th anniversary, we have a fast growing research reputation, increasing profile, and place alongside national and international employers, as well as multi-million-pound campus investments and exciting ambitions for the future.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Careers and Employability Adviser to join the Careers and Employability Service at the Carlisle Campus.

The Careers and Employability Service works across all campuses of the university to deliver high quality, targeted careers information, advice, and guidance to current students and recent graduates to enhance their employability outcomes. The Service supports academic colleagues to embed employability activity within programmes through relevant activity including the provision of the Career Ahead employability award, employability events, and programme development. We provide a pipeline to a wide range of opportunities through liaison with key stakeholders e.g. employers, Business and Enterprise, the Students’ Union, and professional bodies.

* Incremental progression up to £31,076 applies, subject to University policy.

Informal enquiries: Honor Rhodes, Head of Learning Services (t: 01524 590811, ext 5811 or e: / Joanne Watson, Careers Team Manager (t: 01228 616323 or e:

Closing date: Thursday 21 September (Midnight).

Interview Date: Friday 06 October 2017.

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