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Employability Tutor (HE)

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£27,540 - £29,208 (pro rata of £33,966 - £36,024) per annum
Closing date
16 Jun 2024

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Academic Discipline
Education, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Tutors
Contract Type
Part Time

Salary: £27,540 - £29,208 (pro rata of £33,966 - £36,024) per annum
Contractual hours: 30
Basis: Part Time
Job category/type: Academic, Higher Education
Job reference: REQ000086
Attachments: Employability Tutor HE - JDPS - May 24.pdf

Job description

Hired provides careers, employability and placement services to our students. We currently have a vacancy for an Employability Tutor supporting both placement provision for HE courses and building employability and career management skills to deliver positive graduate outcomes:

You will organise placements, mentor students on placement, provide CV assistance, coach students for interviews, 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 opportunities.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of supporting students, either into placements/work experience, or have recent industry experience relevant 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. To be successful in this application, you will possess a minimum level 3 qualification.

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

Standard Information

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted top in the International category in the prestigious 2023 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We were also awarded silver in the University of the Year category. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students. We are TEF rated Silver, with a Good Ofsted rating. 

University College Birmingham has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick - Ranked ninth in the 2024 Guardian League Tables and 67th in the World QS University Rankings 2024.

You may need to obtain permission to work in the UK if you don’t already have the unrestricted right to work in any role. There are various types of visa which include the right to work. You can check if you need a UK visa using the Government’s online tool and find information about UK visa routes and the eligibility criteria that must be met for each route Work in the UK - GOV.UK ( All staff are required to prove their right to work in the UK before they start work.

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencement.

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.

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