Careers Adviser (term-time)

University of Surrey - Employability and Careers Service

We are looking to hire an experienced and forward-thinking Careers Adviser to support our provision of one-to-one advice and guidance to undergraduate, postgraduate taught students and graduates. This post is 2 days a week (Thursday and Friday), term time only.

Based in the Employability and Careers Centre, the post holder will also work closely with the other Careers Advisers and the wider team, developing suitable careers information resources to enhance the Centre’s website and dealing with daily enquiries from students, staff and employers.

We are looking for candidates who have knowledge and understanding of career development support and coaching for undergraduates and postgraduate taught students, ideally with experience in a Higher Education careers setting or similar.

The post holder should have significant experience of workshop design and facilitation, delivering presentations and career guidance. Knowledge of events and project management, stakeholder engagement and customer relations is also important.

The University of Surrey is a global university with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward thinking, Surrey has ambitions to be one of the world’s leading universities and was recently placed as the 4th best UK University in the Guardian league tables.

The University is currently ranked second for graduate employability amongst chartered universities in England, and has about 1,200 students a year who participate in the University’s Professional Training placement programme.

The Directorate of Employability and Careers brings together colleagues who work in the Employability and Careers Service and the administrative team that support the University’s well-known Professional Training placements programme.

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 Deputy Director of Employability and Careers, Mrs Frances Gow (, to discuss any specific aspects of the role.

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button below.

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