Careers Engagement Officer
London Stewart House

Job reference: 002096

Location: London Stewart House

Closing date: 21/08/2022

Salary: £32,445 per annum

Employment type: Open ended

Department: The Careers Group

Sub-Department: University of London Careers Service

Hours per week: 35 hours per week

Are you an innovative community engagement specialist with a keen interest in student employability? Or a data led student marketing specialist with experience of communicating with a global audience? 

The University of London Careers Service (ULCS) is currently recruiting for a Careers Engagement Officer to work with our services for distance and flexible learning students of the University of London.  

The key purpose of this role is to ensure that our work meets the needs of our diverse globally based student body of distance and flexible learners. Tracking usage data and engagement with wide range of activities provided by ULCS the role will provide insight into how we can improve our services, and through working directly with students as co-creators help devise new services that innovate in Higher Education employability sector.  

Using a data driven approach the post holder will also develop our communications to students through developing bespoke marketing materials and engaging and career and employability education content in conjunction with the Careers Consultant team and other members of the Engagement Team.   

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone wanting to take on a role within an emerging, innovative careers service, and work with a globally based and diverse community. 

Flexible working 

The University will give equal consideration, and will not unreasonably refuse, any request made to adapt working patterns and regimes to meet changes in personal and domestic circumstances. In addition, the University shall give reasonable consideration to any request made to vary normal working hours to meet an employee’s religious or cultural needs or obligations. 

Staff Development 

The Careers Group takes professional development very seriously. The Careers Group has a dedicated Professional Development Unit offering a termly programme of relevant courses. 

The University of London Organisational and Staff Development Unit also runs courses covering IT skills and professional skills such as time management and giving presentations. 

University of London Employee Benefits 

See more on this in the UoL Employee Benefits document that is attached to the job advertisement. 

Further information 

For more information on the role, please read the Job Description and the Job Pack. For an informal conversation about this role, please contact James Weaver, Engagement Manager for the University of London Careers Service at james.weaver@careers.lon.ac.uk 

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application on www.london.ac.uk/jobs before the closing date at midnight Sunday 21 August 2022. 

Interviews  will take place online on Tuesday 30 August 2022 via Teams meetings.  

Please note that the University of London will be unable to sponsor candidates for a visa for this role. Therefore, successful applicants must be able to demonstrate their right to work in the UK for the duration of their employment.

The University currently operates a Hybrid Working framework involving a mix of working remotely and in the office. Typically, the majority of employees will be able to agree to work remotely for up to 60% of their working week, role dependent, however will be required to attend on specific days for training or team meetings.

The University of London is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We particularly encourage applications from members of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities as this group is currently under-represented in some levels within the University. All appointments are made on merit alone, based on the criteria identified in the job description.

We look forward to receiving your application. 

 

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