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Careers Consultant

Job Reference : SRF21957
Location : Whiteknights Reading UK
Closing Date : 18/01/2018
Live Date : 20/12/2017
Salary : £39,992 to £49,149 pro rata per annum
Employment Type : PM-ALC
School / Function : Student Services
Department : Careers & Employability
Hours Per week : 0.70 FTE
Contract Duration : Permanent

We are currently recruiting for a new Careers Consultant to join our friendly team here at Reading and welcome experienced applicants.

This is a great time to join us at Reading. The University is working on a programme of curriculum development, and the Careers Consultancy team is supporting courses in embedding employability. You will work with academic leaders to influence the provision of employability development within the curriculum, and will be supported to attain fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.

Your work will empower and enhance our learners: through work in the curriculum, extra-curricular workshops, 1:1 careers appointments and proactive engagement projects.

You will take responsibility for your own caseload of academic schools (likely to include Schools from Sciences/Life Sciences) where you’ll be a consultant to academic leaders, supporting the schools in enhancing the employability of their students.

You’ll also play a full and collaborative role in the work of the Careers Centre, supporting wider team projects, proactive outreach and driving our impact and success.

Your collaborative skills will allow you to share your expertise and advice with your colleagues as we continually develop the careers and employability provision at Reading together and contribute to providing a transformative experience for our students.

We’re looking for someone with experience of working in Higher Education, a relevant professional qualification, a positive and pro-active attitude and excellent collaboration, planning, communication and IT skills.

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Careers Consultancy Manager

Contact role:

PA to the Director

Contact name:

Lucy Hawkins

Contact name:

Erika Wong

Contact phone:

0118 378 6815

Contact phone:

0118 378 8353

Contact email:

l.a.hawkins@reading.ac.uk

Contact email:

e.y.wong@reading.ac.uk

Closing Date: 18/01/2018

Interviews to be held on 25/01/2018

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

 

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