Careers Consultant (International)

Southampton, United Kingdom
£35,333 to £40,931 per annum
28 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Careers Information & Guidance

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £35,333 to £40,931 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 26 March 2023
Interview Date:   Tuesday 18 April 2023
Reference:  2192323LR

The University of Southampton is committed to excellence in all we do, applying our insights and inventiveness to solve the most complex societal and environmental challenges. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, we are renowned for our innovation and enterprise and are within the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Careers, Employability and Student Enterprise is an essential part of the University, responsible for supporting our students and graduates to plan their future career paths and develop essential enterprising skills. It’s an exciting time to join the team as we are expanding from 35 to approximately 55 staff members over the next few months.

As a Careers Consultant responsible for our international students, you will provide a vital service in identifying and supporting the additional careers and employability needs of international students to support them to achieve successful graduate outcomes. This will involve the creation and delivery of a wrap-around programme of careers, employability and employment support and events, from pre-arrival to graduation and beyond. You will work closely with stakeholders across the University, in particular with the faculty facing Careers Consultants, Graduate Coaches and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations (ODAR).

You will possess a recognised professional qualification in careers guidance along with in depth knowledge of careers and employability and with the current challenges facing international students in HE and developments within the graduate labour market both in the UK and worldwide.

For a fuller understanding of what it is like to work within Careers, Employability and Student Enterprise, before applying via the University of Southampton website, please click

We are committed to supporting our staff and students and we are open to a flexible and hybrid working approach. We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly and those who have taken a career break.

As well as additional benefits that will make your life easier, such as a generous holiday allowance and additional university closure days, we will support your long-term future too, with access to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), subsidised health and fitness facilities and a range of discounts. All our benefits can be viewed here:

We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant, and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational, and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity.  

Assessment Centre to be held on 18th and 19th April 2023.

Application procedure

You should submit your completed application form online at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Lauren (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592750 or email Please quote reference 2192323LR on all correspondence.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Leanne Barnes on

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