UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL LANCASHIRE

Business Placements and Project Support Officer

Location
Preston, United Kingdom
Posted
27 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jul 2018
Ref
REQ003643
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Job description

Following the expansion of the MBA programme within Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise, an opportunity has arisen for twelve-month post to support the placements and student projects within the school.

The successful candidate will work with the Business Placement Lead, MBA Course Team, the Employability Lead and other LSBE Course Leaders (as appropriate) on the arrangements and monitoring of business placements for students. This role will involve close supervision and coaching of students in preparation for seeking, securing and undertaking business placements.  As a member of the MBA course team, you will be required to contribute to the development of module information packs, assignments and examination questions related to employability and placements.

You will possess excellent communication and networking skills and be prepared to develop contact for placements opportunities outside of the School. Holding a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, you will have experience of developing employability learning and teaching resources and the ability to provide career guidance to students relevant to their academic study.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Karl Lester KRLester@uclan.ac.uk

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise
Hours: Full time (36.25 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)
Basis: Fixed term contract for 12 months
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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