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Vacancies on the AGCAS Employer Engagement Task Group

The Employer Engagement Task Group is seeking up to three new members to join. 

About the task group 

The principal aims of the task group are to: 

•    Enhance professional practice in the area of employer engagement. 
•    Contribute to the fulfilment of the Community element of the AGCAS strategy and its impact on AGCAS members, the Higher Education careers profession and wider society through the delivery of its key objectives. 
•    Create a sense of common purpose so all AGCAS members feel engaged and represented  Membership is for three years. 

Typical roles and responsibilities of members include: 

1. Discussing and sharing best practice around employer engagement 
2. Developing and delivering training and networking opportunities for AGCAS member employer engagement professionals including the biennial AGCAS Employer Engagement Conference 
Judging the AGCAS award for Employer Engagement
4. Conducting research from an employer engagement perspective on AGCAS hot topic issues
5. Identifying buddies to offer peer support for staff in employer facing roles, especially new starters and those who have not worked in HE before. 

Some of the group’s achievements include: 

1. Organising the inaugural AGCAS Employer Engagement Conference in 2017 
2. Setting up the buddy scheme for early-career employer engagement professionals
3. Working with AGCAS to feed into training and development opportunities aimed at Employer Engagement staff 


Please feel free to contact Emma Moore, Chair of the Employer Engagement Task Group, with any questions you might have about the task group or for an informal conversation. 

How to apply 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an email containing your contact details, a very brief (100 words) statement telling us why you are interested in joining the task group and an outline for an idea (again 100 words) for an event the task group could run or a piece of research we could conduct to Mona Vadher by 31 January 2018.


Created on: 21 January 2018

Last updated: 22 January 2018

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