Job offer in england Careers Adviser at Durham University



Durham University

Consistently ranked as one of the world’s top 100 Universities, Durham has built significantly on its achievements over the last ten years and continues to work towards developing its ambitious goals with commitment and passion. A member of the Russell Group, the University is the third oldest in England but has always been a modern, forward-looking institution.

The post sits within the Academic Registry and Student Support Office, which is headed by the Academic Registrar, providing a professional service to staff, students and potential students of Durham University. It is structured into nine sections which deliver a wide range of student services and student administrative functions which touch every stage in the student lifecycle from student recruitment to career guidance and graduation.

The Careers, Employability and Enterprise Centre (CEEC) is a dynamic and developing team, operating across the university through subject departments, colleges, societies and industry facing initiatives to support the development and progression needs of students. It aims to help them meet the challenges and opportunities of the constantly developing employment market, and become the leaders and innovators of the near future.

Purpose

To act as part of an integrated team in providing effective careers and employability advice, guidance and support to Durham University students and graduates, working in partnership with staff across the institution in helping them to meet the challenges and opportunities of the constantly developing employment market.

Job Description

Reporting to the Deputy Head of the Careers Centre, the role involves delivering careers education, information, advice and guidance within a Higher/Further Education environment, working predominantly with students but also with a range of university staff in ensuring the best possible employability support is provided for students. Building successful and productive working relationships within the university and with employers and other stakeholders is essential in the role, which also involves working with an agreed range of academic departments and specialist areas, with flexibly across all areas as required. 

The successful candidate will join a well-established and professional interdisciplinary team in the Careers, Employability and Enterprise Centre (CEEC), which currently operates from sites in Durham and Stockton (Queen’s).

The post holder will work at the Durham site (though work at the Queen’s site may be necessary from time to time), and will be required to carry out occasional evening and weekend duties.

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