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Position: Careers Adviser
Institution: University of Birmingham
Department: College of Arts and Law
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Duties: Working as a careers guidance professional in Careers Network, the post holder will have responsibility for delivering careers advice and guidance, and career development learning, to students within the College of Arts and Law (CAL). The post holder will be expected to design and deliver programmes that improve the graduate outcomes of students, in partnership with Heads of Schools and Employability Leads; and develop action plans for Schools and Programmes within their caseload
Requirements: Educated to degree level. • A recognised careers guidance qualification e.g. PG Dip. or QCG or equivalent. • Proven experience of working with students or graduates, and the ability to provide them with an excellent customer experience. • Knowledge of the recruitment and employment practices and graduate job opportunities of a variety of graduate recruiters, and an up to date knowledge of the graduate labour market including factors that influence the graduate outcomes of Arts and Law students and graduates. • Project management skills
   
Text: Careers Adviser (College of Arts and Law) - 48393 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now Full Time/Part Time Full Time Post is open to: External and internal candidates Grade 7 Salary Full time starting salary is normally in the range £29,799 to £38,832. With potential progression once in post to £41,212 a year. Additional Information Academic Services is responsible for providing support and advice to all staff and to students to enable them to undertake their responsibilities effectively and efficiently. It is also responsible for ensuring that the activities of the University are conducted in accordance with the University’s own procedures and regulations and in compliance with external legislative requirements. Careers Network, a division of Academic Services, delivers a wide range of career development, enterprise and employability services and works collaboratively with a range of internal and external partners. For informal enquiries please email Sophie Miller at s.a.miller@bham.ac.uk. Terms and Conditions Administrative and Other Related Staff Job Purpose Working as a careers guidance professional in Careers Network, the post holder will have responsibility for delivering careers advice and guidance, and career development learning, to students within the College of Arts and Law (CAL). The post holder will be expected to design and deliver programmes that improve the graduate outcomes of students, in partnership with Heads of Schools and Employability Leads; and develop action plans for Schools and Programmes within their caseload. The post holder will work with the College Careers Consultant on the implementation of the College employability plan alongside other members of the CAL careers team and across the College. They will draw upon their expertise in graduate recruitment, the graduate labour market and employment sectors, the student experience and career aspirations of Arts students, to provide a service that enhances the employability skills of our students, and engages employers, academics, student groups, and alumni. As a member of staff within Careers Network, the University’s multi-award winning careers service, the post holder will play an important role in helping the University to meet its overall targets in relation to graduate employability and working collaboratively with a range of colleagues in Careers Network to meet shared objectives. Person Specification • Educated to degree level. • A recognised careers guidance qualification e.g. PG Dip. or QCG or equivalent. • Proven experience of working with students or graduates, and the ability to provide them with an excellent customer experience. • Knowledge of the recruitment and employment practices and graduate job opportunities of a variety of graduate recruiters, and an up to date knowledge of the graduate labour market including factors that influence the graduate outcomes of Arts and Law students and graduates. • Project management skills. • Strong communication and presentation skills. • Evidence of ability to work under pressure, to manage conflicting demands, and meet challenging targets. • Evidence of being able to work on own initiative and as part of a team. • A willingness and ability to network and to generate new leads and projects. • Evidence of strong problem solving abilities. • Experience of being able to relate to and work with a range of stakeholders; to inform, persuade and influence with diplomacy and sensitivity. • Evidence of excellent self and time management skills. • Evidence of drive and enthusiasm. • Proficient IT skills including a familiarity with Microsoft applications and experience of working with data. • Knowledge of relevant legislation relating to employability. • Commitment to continuous professional development. Closing Date 26 Jun 2018 A full job description is available in PDF format http://www.download.bham.ac.uk/vacancies/jd/48393.pdf Apply Now If you do not have Adobe software you can view the full job description by clicking here to download Adobe software free of charge. (This will take you to an external site). Email this vacancy to a friend University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK Tel: 0121 415 9000
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