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Careers and Employability Consultant (Learning and Teaching)

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The Open University | Milton Keynes

£33,199 - £39,609

Full Time - Fixed Term (to 2020)

Application Deadline: 13 June 2019

Vacancy Description:

Careers and Employability Consultant (Learning and Teaching)
Faculty of Business and Law

Academic Services, Access, Careers and Teaching Support
£33,199 - £39,609 per annum 
Based in Milton Keynes 
Fixed term contract till end of July 2020
Full time role, R16124

Need a new challenge? Come and help us deliver careers and employability services at the Open University.

This is an exciting and creative role that allows for innovative approaches to embedding employability and personal development planning activities within the curriculum and delivery to students via online platforms and some face to face events. The role involves working closely and developing partnerships with the Faculty of Business and Law and other units in the univeristy. 

You should have a first degree, a professional careers qualification or equivalent and proven experience in delivering careers advice and guidance preferably within higher education. You should have an understanding of the issies affecting student employability and experience of developing and writing careers related content. Experience in delivering services through online media would be beneficial. 

As part of Careers and Employability Services you need to be able to adapt rapidly to change, show initiative and solve problems creatively. An understanding of the needs of adult or distance learners is an advantage. 

For detailed information and how to apply go to or email the Resourcing Hub at quoting the relevant reference number. 

Closing date: 13 June 2019 - 12:00
Interview date: Week commencing 24 June 2019

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community 

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