Staff Development Manager

Preston, Lancashire (GB)
£32,548 to £37,706 per annum
08 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jun 2018
Monday 02 July 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

To support the growth in student numbers the university is investing significantly in its’ HR and Staff development teams. Our vision is to create a high impact HR and Staff Development team composed of specialists located close to the business focussing on effectiveness and outcomes. The team will be aligned to the business, valued as a strategic partner and continue to exceed customer expectations, be proactive, responsive and innovative.

Based at our beautiful campus in the centre of historic York, you will be working in small and fast paced HR and Staff Development Teams, challenged and stimulated in a community of HR and Staff Development professionals.

The University offers a generous holiday allowance including extra University closure days as well as bank holidays, generous pension and benefits and the opportunity to develop your career in a professional and friendly working environment. We have a number of roles available, including a Staff Development Manager.

The role will give the successful candidate the opportunity to bring together their significant knowledge and experience of learning and development alongside their leadership skills to shape and deliver the University wide plan of development activities.

The role holder will lead on the development of a University wide Leadership and Management development strategy and support the Head of Professional and Career Development in the overall implementation, further development and monitoring of the University People and Culture strategy. The successful candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively with schools and departments to design a talent management framework providing opportunities for staff to develop their careers at York St John. Significant experience of engaging managers to ensure organisational development issues are addressed and incorporated into the development of business plans is essential alongside an up to date knowledge of blended learning solutions.

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date - Friday 22 June 2018 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - Monday 02 July 2018

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