Employability Trainer


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

22 February 2020 23:55

3 March 2020
£34,943.00 - £42,914.00 per annum
The Employability Educator will develop deliver and share employability resources, information, workshops for students and graduates, innovating subject matter, and developing imaginative ways to deliver content. Delivery will be both centrally and in colleges and will provide an extracurricular employability learning offer, particularly supporting students who are preparing for work opportunities whether temporary or permanent including in UALAT  or who are looking to develop their CVs or portfolios and capture and showcase their experience and creative attributes. The role will work collaboratively and strategically with the Employability Practitioners and the wider CE team  

University of the Arts London (UAL) is in the top 6 universities in the world for art and design and is Europe’s largest, with close to 19,000 students from more than 100 countries. It is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. Our graduates go on to work in and shape creative industries worldwide.

Careers and Employability (C&E) is UAL's dedicated careers and enterprise service, which empowers the University’s students and graduates to make a living doing what they love. Its role is to enhance the employability and creative attributes of UAL’s students and graduates through experiential learning and access to industry.

  • Has first Degree or advanced qualification relevant to careers development. 

  • Understanding of key issues related to student and graduate careers development, progression and destinations. 

  • A significant understanding and knowledge of student’ development of enterprise and employability skills.  

  • A detailed understanding of key factors that influence graduate careers and destinations in the creative sector. 

    • Experience of working in a HEI and/or in a creative university careers service or has significant experience of working in a company, agency or employer in the creative and cultural sector. 

    • Experience of working in or knowledge of the creative industries sector including creative business in the visual arts, crafts, fashion, design, performance or communications sector. 

    • Experience of developing, managing and delivering professional development programmes, workshops and talks for students and graduates on a frequent basis. 

If you have any queries contact ADS Recruitment Team via email ADSstaffRecruitment@arts.ac.uk or telephone: 02075142965 / 9627

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.

This opportunity is closed to applications.