£42200 - £48530 per annum + £4000 London Weighting + excellent benefits (30+ days holiday etc)
Perm, Full Time
London Tower Hill Study Centre
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For this role we will require the successful candidate to be on site at our Tower Hill Study Centre at least two days a week but we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times, compressed hours or a job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need and we will explore what’s possible for the role.
At Arden University, we pride ourselves on being true innovators, disruptors and pioneers, our focus is to promote life-long learning and ensure that everyone, everywhere, can access higher education. Our focus is on developing students in both discipline knowledge and applied skills to make them employer ready when they graduate from us. As part of our growth and with a focus on the support we provide to our students, we have created a number of new opportunities in our Careers and Employability Team, which will see it more than double in size.
As part of this we are looking for a number of Careers Consultants to provide information, advice and guidance to Arden Students and Graduates by using a wide range of online tools to assess their values, interests, skills and abilities, helping them to acquire skills and resources to plan and manage their careers. You will develop and deliver careers education materials online and in-person as part of the academic curriculum, collaborating and co-creating with academic colleagues and students. You will be involved in annual service planning working with schools and faculties, as well as taking part in ongoing reviews and enhancements.
All Careers Consultants will be expected to be on campus as and when required, which is expected to be an average of 2 days per week (though additional days may be required during busy periods (up to 4 days), such as student inductions). This vacancy is for the London Tower Hill Study Centre .
You will need a relevant professional careers qualification, as well as having experience of working with students or graduates from a diverse range of backgrounds in a variety of different situations. We will be looking for you to evidence where you have coached and mentored individuals to achieve their own goals and success. You will also need experience of working on complex projects and deadlines in a fast-moving environment. An awareness of current issues in HE and graduate employment trends is essential.
These are really exciting times to come and work for a forward thinking, digital first University who really do put the student at the heart of everything they do. Join our team and you’ll discover a purpose to believe in, and a culture to thrive in. Your perspective will be valued here, and your ideas will be encouraged and acted on. This is a really great time to get involved as we set up something new.
At Arden, you will become a part of a passionate and dedicated team who are committed to removing unnecessary barriers to learning and making education more accessible. Our people work hard to ensure our students journeys are the best they can possibly be, as such we want to reward our people with fantastic benefits. Employees benefit from:
- 30 days holiday, add the bank holiday on top, and we even throw in Christmas closure
- A generous Aviva pension plan, our contributions start at 7%
- PMI or Healthcare Cashback (dependent on role grade)
- Study any Arden course for free, with generous discount for all family and friends
- Our ‘Golden Ticket’ which allows you to gift anyone in your life a free Arden education
- Plus, other competitive benefits!
Stand out, Progressive, Accessible, Resourceful, Kindness, reflect who we are as an institution, a team and as individuals. If they also reflect you and you are excited by the chance to be the driving, creative force within a growing business, we want to hear from you.
There has never been a more exciting time to join Arden University, as we expand into new disciplines and locations. For the full job description, click here, or to start your journey with us, click apply!
Closing Date: Thursday 7th March
Interviews: Booked for Wednesday 20th March
We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we recognise, and studies confirm, that often underrepresented candidates in the work place are less likely to apply to roles unless they meet all skills and experience of the position. At Arden we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, therefore we make sure that our recruitment and selection processes never discriminate based upon age, race, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, or pregnancy, and actively welcome applications from all groups.
So, if you want to be part of Arden and our journey, but you feel that you’re missing some of the skills or experience the role requires, then we encourage you to apply anyway as you may make a great candidate for this role or others!