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North American Opportunities Manager - AD2000NB

University of St Andrews - Careers Centre

Location: St Andrews
Salary: £33,797 to £40,322 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th September 2021
Closes: 29th September 2021
Job Ref: 312804

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Careers Centre delivers a range of specialist careers education, information, advice and guidance to students and graduates to develop their career management skills and enhance their employability. To deliver a joined-up approach, we endeavor to work closely with a range of partners and stakeholders including academic schools, professional service units, alumni, employers, and student societies.  

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Opportunities Manager, to play a key role in enhancing the employability of our students and graduates, by sourcing and creating opportunities for students from, and wanting to work in, North America. This will involve but not be limited to building long-lasting relationships with employers and alumni to understand the labour markets in North America, sourcing opportunities, creating resources, and organizing and delivering events and workshops both on-campus and in-country.

This role will also involve working closely with other university units, including Admissions and Development (Alumni) to support recruitment and alumni engagement, as well as collaborating with other universities to coordinate joint delivery of events.

Educated to degree level, you will be a natural networker who is passionate about working with employers and alumni to our students’ benefit. A skilled communicator, you will also have a demonstrable ability to use your initiative, be well organized, and deliver excellent customer service.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Karen Hall Assistant Director (Opportunities) email:  

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.      

The University is committed to equality for all, demonstrated through accreditation (Athena SWAN; Carer Positive; Stonewall, LGBT and Race Charters), as listed on:  

Interview Date: 14 & 15 October 2021 (PM)   

Please quote ref: AD2000NB 

Further Particulars: AD2000NB FPs.doc                             

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