Based in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, Coventry University Students’ Union have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to support the delivery of our employability agenda and student engagement development programme across the CU Group.

 This project is supported by the Office for Students and CU Scarborough where you will coordinate a range of employability and volunteering opportunities, including those that lead to graduate pathways in the health and social care sector, working with CU Scarborough and local employers.

In this busy and varied role, you will be identifying the employability needs of our students and will develop and deliver related bespoke training and workshops.

You will also identify volunteer opportunities; support and advise Coventry University students volunteering activities, and assist with the planning of events.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in the area of employability, careers or training sector as well as experience of networking and building working relationships and partnerships.  The successful candidate will help shape and develop new ways of delivering employability and volunteering  opportunities through ‘traditional routes’ and innovate activity via the students’ union portfolio of extra and co-curricular programming.

You must be able to work efficiently and accurately and be confident in the use of MS office 365 and social media platforms.  A knowledge of employers and training providers in North Yorkshire is essential.

This post is based at CU Scarborough. 

In return we offer a generous annual leave allowance, works pension scheme, a range of staff benefits and discounts and development opportunities. 

This post is fixed term until September 2022, working full-time 37.5 hours per week, part-time hours will be considered (minimum 30 hours).   Please be aware that CUSU are currently working towards an agile working model, requiring staff to work onsite but also on an agile basis as required.

We are especially keen to encourage expressions of interest from people currently under-represented within the organisation, these include but are not limited to those from the LGBT+ community, people with disabilities, and those from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background.  Candidates with a disability will be guaranteed an interview, providing they meet all the essential requirements of the post.

Applications Close:  Wednesday, 1st September 2021.  Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Please note that CUSU reserve the right to close the advert before the advertised closing date should a sufficient response have been received.  Therefore, please complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

To view the job description and person specification, please apply here and you will be redirected to the company's website to complete the application.

CUSU is an equal opportunities employer and is actively committed to promoting equality and diversity, and expects all staff, students and volunteers to share this commitment.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Contract
  • Rate: £23,075 per year
  • Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Education
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: 62122
  • Posted: 2021-08-17 14:51:30 -

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