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Employability and Careers Coordinator

QA Higher Education

Location: United Kingdom
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th November 2022
Closes: 23rd January 2023
Job Ref: 1000003975

Talent pool: Operations - HE - Professional Services

Contract type: QA Ltd Permanent

Job advert

Location: Birmingham (Hybrid)

Working in partnership with universities, colleges and education specialists in the UK, QA recruit, market and deliver a range of programmes from foundation level, to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. All designed to support our students’ future career aspirations. 

This role is designed to support student enquiries to the Careers Service, signposting students to suitable information resources or best-placed advisor, ensuring that the Service and employability activities are resourced effectively. 

Job Description:

  • Act as an initial point of contact and provide first line support for all enquiries to the Careers Service - whether in person, by telephone or email - from students, alumni, employers and faculty;
  • Support students completing internships by managing the administration of the Advance Practice programme;
  • Help students to access and make the best use of careers resources, using effective listening and questioning skills in order to accurately diagnose each student’s need;
  • Analyse and interpret student data, producing monthly reports for the Head of Careers;
  • Where appropriate, encourage students to attend specific workshops or a 1:1 appointment with a Careers Advisor based on their careers/employability requirement, managing the booking system to ensure workshops and appointments are resourced effectively.

About you:

  • Candidates will ideally have experience of working in a higher education setting in a Careers and Employability Service or within graduate recruitment.
  • Candidates should have a real desire to forge a career in delivering careers and employability guidance to students in higher education.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • IT skills in order to create and search databases, design for the web, manage the content of internets and intranets, etc;
  • Well-developed research skills
  • Attention to detail;
  • Organisation and time management skills - to organise resources as well as your own time and, as you progress professionally, the time of others;

What We'll Do For You!

  • Competitive salary with a whole host of excellent benefits
  • 3 full training days from a wide range of courses
  • Continuous performance development
  • 2 days off for charity work
  • Work for a company that promotes Wellbeing (Mindfulness classes, fitness classes, wellbeing campaigns throughout the year with QA's approved listeners)
  • Hybrid working 

Equal Opportunities:

At QA, our mission is to help everyone find their place in the world. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place.

At QA, we’re 100% committed to breaking down barriers, eliminating discrimination and ensuring equal opportunities so that diversity can flourish here. As a market leader in digital education, it’s our duty to drive diversity & inclusion not only for ourselves, but also the wider industry, the clients we serve and the communities in which we work.

Vacancy location

Location: London, London, London (Rosebery Avenue)

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Remuneration: Competitive plus benefits

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