Employability and Progression Programme Co-ordinator


Academic Development and Services
UAL - High Holborn, London UK
Full time
Teaching and Learning Exchange

30 November 2020 23:55

15 December 2020
£34,943.00 - 42,914.00 per annum

We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual who will lead a programme that supports the inclusion, retention and progression of widening participation students at UAL in relation to employability, enterprise, career aspirations and employment outcomes.

This role is part of the Creative Shift Team which sits within Careers and Employability. Creative Shift aims to support students who are underrepresented in the creative industries to make a living doing what they enjoy. 

This role is a great opportunity for someone with significant experience of working with groups underrepresented in the creative and cultural sector.


As the largest specialist arts institution in Europe, University of the Arts London (UAL) is a vibrant global centre for creative arts innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

You will understand approaches to widening participation programmes in further and higher education. As well as knowledge of student/graduate employability and enterprise issues and trends, specifically in relation to underrepresented groups within the creative and cultural sector.

You will demonstrate a proven ability of devising, delivering and evaluating creative careers, employability and/or enterprise programmes, preferably in an art and design HE environment and experience of working on or facilitating student-led or youth-led programmes.

In return, UAL offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.