UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM

Employability Tutor, Placements/Internships/Work Experience, Business HE

Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Salary
£31,406 - £33,309 p.a.
Posted
14 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2022
Ref
S209
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Salary: £31,406 - £33,309 p.a.
Contract Type: Full-time, permanent
Closing Date: 31-01-2022 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management: Support

Hired@UCB provides careers, employability and placement services to our students. We currently have a vacancy for an Employability Tutor supporting the graduate outcome strategy for the higher education courses within our Business School.

The role of the Employability Tutor is to support students undertaking courses which contain either a compulsory or optional placement element to gain valuable work experience and employability skills. Focusing on the Business, Finance and Computing sector, you will organise internships, work experience opportunities and placements, mentor students on placement, provide CV assistance, maintain databases, support with open days and effectively promote the University through a variety of mediums. You will also develop strong links with UCB Schools and Departments regarding the service, as well as engage directly with employers to source and develop partnership and placement/work/internship opportunities.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of supporting students, either into placements/work experience, with career support or employability support through either experience or qualification, in addition to experience in a client-facing role. You will have excellent communication and organisation skills, the ability to work with a diverse range of clients, and proficiency in administration and the use of IT. In order to be successful in this application, you will possess a minimum level 5 qualification, preferably in a field relevant to the post.

Flexibility and a willingness to conduct placement visits off-site as required are essential.

Closing date: Monday 31 January 2022 at midday 

Benefits: 

  • 38 days’ paid leave per year (26 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days) 
  • Local government pension scheme 
  • Private healthcare 
  • Excellent staff development opportunities 
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 

Standard information: 

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

Unless stated otherwise, all roles at UCB will be based on-site at one of our Birmingham City Centre campus buildings. This is a not a remote role.

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