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Careers and Employability Consultant (Learning and Teaching)

  1. Thu 23 Nov

    Closing Date: November 23, 2017

    Organisation: The Open University

    Employment type: Full time

    Location: Milton Keynes

    Salary range:
    £32,548 to £38,833

    For details and to apply please visit: http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/careers-and-employability-consultant-learning-and-teaching-14024

    Additional Information:

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

    Our students’ circumstances vary widely including those in prison, with caring responsibilities, from widening participation backgrounds and with disabilities. You will support students at every career stage. 

    This is an opportunity to develop innovative services including the proactive delivery of online forums and webinars, and to develop partnerships with other units in the University, with a particular focus on the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Faculty, and on the University’s Open Programme. You will work with academics to support the embedding of employability and PDP related activities into the curriculum. 

    You should have a first degree, and a professional careers qualification or a Postgraduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning, or equivalent. You should have experience of curriculum development at HE level, and an understanding of the issues affecting student employability. Proven experience in delivering careers advice and guidance preferably within higher education and 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 http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/careers-and-employability-consultant-learning-and-teaching-14024 or email the Recruitment Co-ordinator at SS-STS-Recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the relevant reference number.  

    Closing date:  Midday on 23 November 2017
    Interview date:  7 December 2017 

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

    Ref: 14024

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