Placements Officer

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London College of Fashion
Business and Innovation
LCF - East Bank Stratford, London UK
Grade 3
£32,624 - £39,342 per annum

Permanent

Full time - 35 hours per week

26 February 2024 23:55

08/03/2024

The opportunity

Graduate Futures plays a key role in improving student experience, retention and attainment. It enables our students and graduates to fulfil their career ambitions by acknowledging their individuality, support their growth and connecting and collaborating with alumni and industry partners.

As a Placements Officer, you will support the undergraduate placement activity, playing a key part in the development of employability within the curriculum, as well engagement with existing industry contacts in order to generate student work opportunities for long and short term accredited placements. You will work flexibly as a member of the team providing administrative support for placements to students, industry and academics.

In turn you will build and nurture links across the University and other external organisations to amplify opportunities for cooperation and collaboration across the Graduate Futures & Business Innovation team to maximise the potential of the resources and expertise available.

About you

Educated to A level standard (or relevant experience), you will have an understanding of client relationship building techniques and experience of providing effective administration in a fast moving environment. You will be a team player who can communicate and plan your own work effectively. Previous experience of careers coaching and advice giving will be advantageous.
 

What we offer

To recognise the hard work of our staff and their contributions, we provide a wide range of benefits – please check our careers site/Canvas for further information as conditions and exclusions apply:

- at least 31 days of annual leave in addition to bank holidays.
- generous defined benefit pension schemes (LGPS/TPS}.
- flexible working and family-friendly policies for improved work-life balance.
- 2 days of paid volunteering leave for a UK registered charity.
- discounts including TOTUM, gyms, nursery and private healthcare insurance.
- continuous learning and development opportunities including free UAL Short Courses.
- season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, free counselling via EAP and more! 

We are UAL

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries. 

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change.  In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.  Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history. 

If you have any queries about this role, please contact the recruiting manager Mada Pucilowska on m.pucilowska@arts.ac.uk.

If you have any queries about the application process or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact  the Resourcing Team at vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk   phone: 020 7514 7409 / 07730 900321 

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace. 

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Stages involved in the process: Application, Shortlisting, Interview Q&A, Onboarding

As part of your application, you will need to answer 5 competency questions demonstrating how you meet the role requirements as can be found in the person specification.

We advise you to apply early as the application closing date may be brought forward if we receive enough applications. If you have any general questions or require any reasonable adjustments, please get in touch via vacancies@fashion.arts.ac.uk.
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