Career Development Coach

Job Type
Full Time Permanent
Salary
£33,518 - £37,706 per annum
Location
Park Campus
Closing Date
22-11-2017
Ref No
UN2595
Documents

Previous applicants need not apply

The University of Northampton is proud of its track record in Employability and the diversity of our students that produces exceptional levels of employability. Building on our status as the only Ashoka U Changemaker campus in England, our unique employability offer is recognised as a sector best practice by the QAA for our extensive range of extra and co-curricular initiatives to enhance students' employability.

We are looking for an energetic, dynamic, and inspirational individual, committed to supporting students into the graduate careers they dream of. The post is open for suitably qualified individuals who are prepared to go that extra mile to ensure that our students are fully engaged in their developing the skills employers need for the 21st century, have a flexible approach to service delivery, and are not afraid to try new ways of working. They will go beyond traditional models of Information, Advice, and Guidance to provide a service that is customer focused and geared towards developing students into graduate roles. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in graduate employability either from within the higher education sector or industry, and have a passion for achieving positive outcomes for students.

If you would like more information or to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Mark Blaber (Employability and Enterprise manager) on 01604 893376.

Interview Date: 5 December 2017

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus designed to adapt to 21st century teaching and the ABL model.  We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of transforming lives for the better and inspiring positive change.

The University of Northampton is one of only two Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the UK, and in 2017 was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, an independent guarantee that we have proven to our employees, students and stakeholders that we are committed to continuous improvement across our business in order to consistently deliver a positive impact on people and planet.

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Due to the requirements laid out by UK Visas and Immigration regarding Right to Work in the UK, the University can only accept applications from individuals who currently have a status allowing them to work in the UK for this position. Due to this criteria we regret that we are unable to offer sponsorship at this time.

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

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