Employability Practitioner


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

18 January 2021 23:55

26 January 2021
£34,943.00 - £42,914.00 per annum

The Employability Practitioner will act as lead contact for Careers and Employability (CE) within designated Colleges, working between UAL head office and College sites. The post holder will develop, deliver and share employability resources, information and workshops for students and graduates - innovating subject matter, and developing imaginative ways to deliver content online and in person.

The role is also responsible for building and maintaining relationships with course teams, promoting the CE programme and delivering co-curricular workshops. Working collaboratively and strategically with the Educational Developer (Employability) and the wider CE team, the Employability Practitioner will operate with the ultimate intention of encouraging academic colleagues to take ownership of delivery thereby supporting the wider university goal of embedding employability and enterprise into the curriculum. 

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.  

The Teaching, Learning and Employability Exchange supports teaching and learning enhancement at the University by working across three areas: teaching and research development, digital learning, and careers and employability. This role will provide specialist  support for students and will contribute to our evolving and innovative enterprise and employability offer.

You will have a background in the creative industries, ideally with specific knowledge of fine art practice. Additionally, you will have demonstrable experience of working to support the professional development of others. 

Combining your own creative insights with a desire to support the development of others, you will be able to design and deliver effective employability learning experiences. You will have the confidence and capabilities to work with large groups of students, as well as in a one-to-one capacity, delivering support both online and in-person.

You will also have a track record of building professional networks and relationships that facilitate you to expand your reach.

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

Posting date - 04 January 2021

Closing date - 18 January 2021

Apply Early 

Please note that this role may close earlier than the stated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. If you wish to apply for this position, you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.


If you have any queries you may contact adsstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk

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.