Senior Head of College Careers Service

Egham, United Kingdom
15 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
06 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Academic Services

Location:      Egham
Closing Date:      Monday 06 May 2019

Applications are invited for the post of Head of Careers and Employability at Royal Holloway, University of London.

This is a highly significant and senior appointment both at Royal Holloway and within the Careers Group, University of London. We are looking for candidates with an established track record in Higher Education Careers and Employability. The ideal candidate will combine proven operational management and delivery capability with the strategic vision to work with colleagues across Royal Holloway to drive a whole-institution approach to this crucial area of student experience and outcomes, set in the broader context of student opportunity. Within Royal Holloway, the post-holder will be directly accountable to the Director of Academic Services.

The post-holder will be a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) of the Careers Group, University of London. As such, she or he will report directly to the Director of the Careers Group. The post-holder will be required to contribute to the strategic direction of the collective and to draw on the resources of Careers Group for the benefit of Royal Holloway and its students and graduates. 

A Head of Service role within the Careers Group is unusual in that it combines a dedicated institutional role, with the scale, resources and collegiality of the broader collective. We would encourage potential candidates to take up the opportunities for informal discussion in order to gain further insight into both Royal Holloway and the Careers Group, university of London.

For more information about Royal Holloway, University of London and the post, please contact Robert Hall, Director of Academic Services at 

For an informal discussion about the post in the context of the Careers Group, please contact the Director of the Careers Group, University of London, Dr. Bob Gilworth:

Further information

To apply, please click and upload your CV and covering letter.

The extended deadline for applications is midnight on Monday, 6 May 2019. We regret that we will be unable to consider late applications.

Interviews will now be conducted on Friday 24 May 2019 at Royal Holloway, University of London. Please make sure you are available to attend.

Please note that it is rarely possible for us to contact unshortlisted candidates, which means that feedback is not usually available at the shortlisting stage of the selection process.

We look forward to receiving your application!

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.

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