Head of Careers and Employability

Chester, Cheshire (GB)
£49,149 - £52,131
10 May 2018
End of advertisement period
29 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

£49,149 - £52,131 PER ANNUM

Applications are encouraged from fully qualified, experienced and committed careers guidance professionals who wish to make a real contribution to our diverse and talented team.

This key managerial position presents you with the opportunity to shape and implement initiatives that will help ensure that University of Chester graduates are sought after by employer organisations. You will be able to use your knowledge of the higher education sector to provide strategic leadership of the Careers and Employability Service, leading a team of dedicated staff who focus on working closely with our students, staff and a wide range of employer organisations.

You will have substantial knowledge of employability in higher education and a desire to make a positive difference to the employability success of our students. To succeed you will have a broad range of skills: you will have excellent interpersonal skills to enable you to work collaboratively with colleagues across the University and beyond to enhance the services we provide to enable our students to secure graduate level employment; you will be numerate and have strong written presentation and IT skills as well as the imagination to create initiatives which will have positive impact; and you will be motivated by working in a busy and dynamic environment. Crucially, you will be driven by results and want to contribute to creating a centre of employability excellence.

Candidates may download further details from our website at and apply for the post via our Online Recruitment Website quoting reference number RA002718.

Closing date: 29th May 2018