Careers and Employability Adviser

Full Time £27,026 - £29,515  / Per Annum REF: NU4218
Closing deadline for applications: 14/01/2019

Newman University is seeking to recruit a Careers and Employability Adviser, to play an integral part in the services on offer to students and graduates as part of the careers service. You will be expected to provide high quality careers guidance to students and graduates through one-to-one guidance sessions, workshops and teaching input on employability related academic modules. You will work with a variety of stakeholders to enhance the employability of students and graduates, contribute towards projects to improve graduate outcomes and use IT to enhance careers education. You will also have the opportunity to coordinate new ways of tracking students and developing careers related awards.

The successful candidate will have a degree or equivalent level qualification, and a relevant careers guidance qualification. Knowledge of the graduate labour market is important together with excellent skills in communication, teamwork and I.T.

Working hours will be Monday to Thursday 9am – 5pm and Friday 9am – 4.30pm. The post will also involve some occasional evening and weekend work.

Informal enquiries about this opportunity are very welcome. Please contact the Senior Careers and Work Related Learning Officer, via telephone at 0121-476-1181 ext. 2416 or email, to discuss the role further.

An application form and further details about this are also available from: or alternatively please e-mail: or telephone 0121 476 1181, Ext 2456 or 2398.

Closing date for applications: 5pm, Monday 14th January 2019

Interviews will take place on Monday 4th February 2019

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Newman University offers a wide range of staff benefits which include 35 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays, Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, child care vouchers and an onsite crèche facility, health care and cycle to work schemes, sports centre facilities, chaplaincy and spiritual care, free tea and coffee, a staff room, free on-site parking, and a discounted travel scheme. For further information on these and other staff benefits please visit our website or contact the Human Resources Department.

Newman University is an Equal Opportunity Employer