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Faculty Employability Adviser

University of Winchester - Faculty of Business, Law and Sport

Location: Winchester
Salary: £27,830 to £33,199 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th September 2018
Closes: 20th September 2018
Job Ref: 1768

At the University of Winchester we are passionate about helping our students to develop their employability and go on to rewarding and exciting careers when they leave us.  We are looking for a self-motivated and innovative Faculty Employability Adviser to help us fulfil the goals set out in our Strategic Plan and Employability Strategy. 

Working as a part of the Careers Service team, you’ll be based for much of your time within the Faculty of Business, Law and Sport.  Within academic departments you will engage staff in strategic discussions regarding the employability of their students, and design and deliver a bespoke programme of employability support using face-to-face and blended learning methods; this could involve, for example, organising employer networking events for students, running CV writing workshops, and developing online information resources.  You will work impartially with students to equip them with the career management skills required to enhance their employability, and you’ll also contribute to central drop-in sessions, workshops, and our annual employability week - Winchester Opportunities Week.

You will be educated to degree level and have a recognised qualification in career guidance, or equivalent qualification; ideally you will have recent experience of providing advice and guidance within a higher education environment.  The role requires strong communication skills in order to work effectively with colleagues at all levels throughout the institution and key external stakeholders.  We are seeking self-motivated individuals with excellent team and organisational skills, able to deliver to deadlines and manage multiple activities. 

The hours of work are 37 per week, 32 weeks per year but part time hours/job share may be considered.  If you would like your application to be considered on this basis, please detail this in your supporting statement.

If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Liz Manning, Head of Careers: elizabeth.manning@winchester.ac.uk

One of our core values is ‘individuals matter’.  As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development.  You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support including complimentary access to the GetActive initiative, comprehensive staff development programme, generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme.  Further details can be found on our website.  Post No: CAR-B12

Closing Date:  20 September 2018

Interview Date:  Week commencing 1 October 2018                               

To apply, please click on the Apply button below.  Please note that posts close at midnight on the date stated. Late applications will not be accepted.   Due to certificate of sponsorship restrictions this post is not open to applicants who require sponsorship to work at the University of Winchester.

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