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Employability and Careers Adviser

Anglia Ruskin University - Student Services

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £33,797 to £39,152 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 28th September 2021
Closes: 24th October 2021
Job Ref: 455850

About ARU:
Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our university is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

About the role:
To enable us to deliver our key strategic objectives, we are looking for an experienced adviser to join our progressive and modern Employability Service working with students and graduates to develop life-long employability skills and to secure graduate jobs.

The main responsibilities of the role will include providing one-to-one and group support to students, preparation of engaging and informative career related materials, delivering of workshops and lectures both within and outside of the curriculum as well as organising employer facing events and offering research-based labour market information to academic staff as well as students. The materials you produce will also be used to support academic staff with their tutorial role in relation to graduate employment, careers and further study/training. You will work with a range of stakeholders including employers, alumni and staff in the placement team to increase the number of students securing work placements and graduate opportunities.

With a degree or relevant professional qualification, ideally related to recruitment, careers or coaching, you will have excellent interpersonal and technical skills as well as a commitment to delivering student success. Excellent organisational and communication skills and experience of working with students, graduates or a similar client base, ensuring our highly regarded team continues to provide outstanding results to our students and Faculties. The successful applicant will be joining our friendly, dedicated team of professional staff who are committed to supporting our students to succeed in their studies and secure graduate jobs when they leave us.

If you are interested in joining us please apply directly on our website, or if you would like to make an informal enquiry in the first instance please contact Amanda Crouch or on 01245 684273.

It is expected that interviews will take place on 23rd September 2021.

Informal enquiries can be made to Amanda Crouch Head of Employability & Careers;

We offer an extensive range of benefits including a generous holiday entitlement, occupational pension schemes, training and development opportunities, travel to work scheme and a competitive relocation package. Visit our benefits page for full details.

We value diversity at ARU and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Committed to being inclusive and open to discuss flexible working.

We have a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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