Career Development Administrator - Full time, 1 Year FTC

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Edinburgh, SCOTLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 23 May 2019
Job title
Career Development Administrator - Full time, 1 Year FTC
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£21,414 - £25,482 (Grade 3)
Excellent benefits package
Job description

We are looking for a Career Development Administrator to play a key role in the Career Development Team within the Student Futures function, who are responsible for making a difference to our student's employment prospects by supporting the development of professional skills needed to succeed in the workplace.
At Edinburgh Napier University, we are passionate about ensuring our students find the right path for them. Our Student Futures team help support our students with a range of services, whether it's finding the right role, identifying the right career, equipping students with the skills they need to thrive, or helping them into further study, our overall aim is to provide our students with a meaningful and personalised service.  
With over 19,500 students and 1500 staff, Edinburgh Napier University is a leading, modern university with a reputation and impact that stretches far beyond our shores. We are an inclusive University with strong links to industry and are clear that it is our 'applied' focus that sets us apart. Our strategy is set around four key pillars of growing our academic reputation; delivering an excellent personalised student experience; internationalising our work; and building innovation, enterprise and citizenship. It is an exciting place to work with a clear growth agenda.

The role
In this role, you will provide effective and efficient support across the department to enable the delivery of high quality employability services to students and act as first point of contact for student career enquiries, appointment bookings and general administrative support to our team of qualified careers consultants. 
This role will also require daily interaction with the Edinburgh Napier CareerHub portal, a key digital platform for all student interaction and reporting.

Who we are looking for
Applicants must demonstrate:
  • Studied to HND or equivalent
  • General office experience
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Office
  • Extensive customer service experience
  • Ability to work on own initiative and part of a wider team
  • Approachable manner; showing confidence to deal with a range of contacts and build rapport 
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Available to work occasional evenings and weekends

If this exciting opportunity sounds of interest, please click here to read the full role description.

Benefits we offer
Salary: GBP 21,414 - GBP 25,482 per annum (Grade3)
In return, we offer a great working environment and competitive benefits, including 36 days annual leave (including bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, childcare schemes, discounted access to sports facilities, and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Additional information
The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Thursday 23 May 2019.
This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website:
The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and hold Disability Confident, Career Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here .
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