Student Enterprise Specialist Practitioner

Southampton, United Kingdom
£31,406 to £38,587 per annum
21 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Careers & Employability Service

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £31,406 to £38,587 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 03 November 2021
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1489521EW-R

We are looking for a dynamic and innovative individual to join our Student Enterprise Team in the University of Southampton Careers and Employability Service, to deliver advice, guidance, and support to students in business startup and social enterprise activity. 

Working with the Student Enterprise Lead, we are seeking individuals with excellent organisational and project management skills, who can deliver to deadlines and manage multiple activities.  You will be a confident, credible and enthusiastic individual with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to run training sessions and workshops. You will be able to engage and motivate students. 

Business startup experience, and/or experience of delivering a programme of support to students in enterprise and entrepreneurship, ideally within a Higher Education context, is desirable for the role. In the role, you will be developing students’ knowledge and awareness of the importance of enterprise skills, and advising and guiding those students who have business startup ideas through a central programme of support. You will be able to provide evidence of sector knowledge and demonstrate successful outcomes achieved. It is also desirable for you to have a strong interest (or willingness to develop expertise) in social enterprise. 

You will contribute to projects facilitating the on-going development of the Careers and Employability Service.  You can find out more about our programmes and services at:  

Applicants should be able to commit to evening and occasional weekend work as a requirement of the role.

This post is offered on a full time, permanent basis offering a salary of £31,406.  Further benefits of this role include the opportunity to join the University pension scheme, 30 days annual leave and access to a number of employee discount schemes. 

If you would like more information, please email Student Services at  

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507 or email  Please quote reference 1489521EW-R on all correspondence. 

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