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Director of Employability

  1. Sun 19 Feb

    Closing Date: February 19, 2017

    Organisation: Lancaster University

    Location: Lancaster

    Salary range:
    £56,979 - £78,347

    For details and to apply please visit:

    Additional Information:

    Reference: A1763

    This is an exciting new role which has been created to lead and expand Lancaster’s highly successful employability outcomes.

    Following a review of employability activity across the University, we are seeking to improve the way employability expertise are coordinated across different Faculties. This will include activities in support of new employability initiatives and projects alongside continued engagement with academic staff to further develop the delivery of employability alongside the curriculum.

    You will have a proven track record in employer engagement and successful relationship management, ideally gained within an HE or corporate recruitment environment or equivalent and a good understanding of global recruiter talent strategies.

    You will be an inspirational leader and excellent motivator of staff, with a proven ability to deliver results through people. You will have experience of designing and delivering careers education, information, advice and guidance or be experienced in similar activities such as graduate recruitment, training or teaching.

    This post will play a key role in providing leadership for the University’s employability and careers engagement activity, and management of the Careers Service and partnership working with employability activity in the University’s four faculties.

    As well as a competitive salary, the University also offers a sector leading benefits package and the successful candidate will also have access to a comprehensive professional development offering.

    This role sits within the University’s Student Based Services (SBS). Candidates should contact Tom Finnigan, Director of Student Based Services for any questions or informal discussion about the role:

    If you are passionate about employability, have a proven track record and can lead your team through change we would be delighted to receive your application.

    We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

    Lancaster University - ensuring equality of opportunity and celebrating diversity


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