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Head of Careers and Employability

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Leeds Beckett University | Leeds

£51,034 - £60,905

Application Deadline: 21 November 2019

Vacancy Description:

Head of Careers & Employability

Business Engagement

Grade 9, £51,034 - £60,905

Full-time, permanent

Ref: REQ0000180

Leeds is one of the country’s fastest growing city regions with major employers, new business and significant company relocations generating a vibrant graduate labour market.

Leeds Beckett University is a recognised anchor institution in the city, providing a major source of graduate talent to the city’s employers.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to join our senior leadership team in our Business Engagement function, as the Head of Careers & Employability.

Following a restructure to help us meet the new challenges of the Teaching Excellence Framework and Access & Participation Plans, this newly-created role will lead our unified teams across Careers, Student and Employer Engagement.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Business Engagement, the post holder will have day to day responsibility for managing these teams and developing impactful employability initiatives to support our students into Graduate-level employment.

Building on award-winning employability initiatives, this role will have the opportunity to lead and shape our University strategy for employability and industry connections.

Applications are invited from individuals with a strong record of related work in Higher Education and/or Industry. 

For further information, or an informal discussion please contact Pro Vice Chancellor, Prof. Chris Prince on 0113 8129315, or Associate Director, Peter Coates on 0113 8124913.

Closing date: 21 November 2019 (Midnight).

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Working here means you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, flexible working, reduced study fees, subsidised fitness facilities and a lot more.

We welcome applications from all individuals and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented at this level of post.  All appointments will be based on merit.

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