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SASS Employability Education Lead

City, University of London

Location: London
Salary: £38,587 to £44,706
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 10th September 2021
Closes: 30th September 2021
Job Ref: SASS00060

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

City has recently invested in an institution-wide Employability Development Plan. This project has a commitment to integrate, as a core elective in every undergraduate programme, professionally relevant work experience that, in the short-term, will support key skills development of City students, re-align their career focus and in the longer term contribute to increase in graduate outcomes. Within the School of Arts and Social Sciences, this plan is implemented by designing new modules that, amongst other things, provide interdisciplinary Professional Level Experience via live project briefs to final year undergraduates.

The appointed candidate will oversee the operational implementation of City’s Employability Development Plan in SASS. In the first instance the main focus will be delivering the new industry led team projects module in which students across SASS programmes will work in te ams on live employer led projects. In the longer term you will be working with colleagues to design, develop and deliver other employability related modules to improve the employability prospects and experiences of SASS students.

We are looking for a candidate from the disciplines with SASS with a keen interest in improving the employability of student. Equally we are looking to receive applications from individuals with a professional background in relevant sectors with a keen interest in education. Experience in employability related roles is considered an asset for this role as is an awareness of the job sectors relevant to SASS students.

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City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

Closing date for applications: 30th September 2021 at 11:59pm

City, University of London is co mmitted to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture, for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.

We welcome applications regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion or social class. For more information on our approaches to encouraging an inclusive environment, please see our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Pages.

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