Careers Co-ordinator

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York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.

Based within the Careers, Placements and Student Opportunities team, our new Careers Co-ordinator will work with colleagues to put the employability of our students and graduates at the heart of everything they do. We are incredibly proud that 97% of our graduates move into employment or further study post- graduation. This places the institution as 23rd out of 153 Universities and 2nd in Yorkshire and the North East.

‘Enabling our students to reach their full potential’ is a key strategic aim for us as an institution and the newly formed Clear About Career strategy articulates our ambitions. We are passionate about creating an individual employability journey for every student.

We have recently invested in a new amazing space for the Careers, Placements and Student Opportunities team – LaunchPad which will open in January. This will become a thriving hub for everything employability … whether that be Employer Talk Back sessions, workshops on how students can showcase their talents, support on how to find a placement or volunteering opportunity and information on study abroad.

We are very excited to bring to the market such a fabulous new role. So if …

You would … love to manage Launchpad and create an environment that’s supportive and welcoming to students, graduates and employers

You are … passionate about providing expert and professional advice to students

You … shine when promoting the opportunities available to students and graduates

… we would love to hear from you.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Emma Vincent, Head of Professional and Career Development on 01904 876543 or alternatively email [email protected]

As a Stonewall Top 100 employer and holder of the Social Enterprise Gold Mark for Responsible Business Practice, our strength lies in the supportive, inclusive network that exists within our team: renowned for our friendly, progressive environment, we will nurture your potential so that you can accomplish your ambitions.

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date –  Sunday 09 December 2018 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date – Monday 14 January 2019

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