Careers Adviser (Fixed Term, Part Time)

Interview Date: To be confirmed

The Careers Service at the University of Bath provides employability services to more than 17,000 current undergraduate and postgraduate students, Research Staff, and recent graduates. The Service’s professional team work with colleagues across the University to deliver high quality and professional careers support via bespoke activities within University Departments and to individuals through centrally-provided services. 

About the role

In this role you will counsel students individually about their career choices and will deliver workshops on topics such as career planning, transferable skills, and interview skills as required. You may also design and deliver new sessions for small groups of students, which may be delivered using suitable technology and potentially outside of normal office hours, in the evenings and some Saturdays (for which TOIL is granted). There will be additional opportunities to contribute to the wider work of the Careers Service, for example through writing on career-related topics for the Careers Service blog, and supporting marketing and communications activities.

This is a fixed term role until 31/07/2021 working Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday on a 0.6 FTE. 

About you

You should be educated to at least first-degree level or equivalent, and preferably have both a postgraduate professional qualification in careers guidance and experience of working in careers guidance in higher education. Employment experience relevant to the types of careers University of Bath students aspire to enter would be desirable. A positive attitude and strong commitment to building client relationships across the University is essential.

For an informal discussion, please contact either via email or phone: Ghislaine Dell, Acting Careers Service Lead, [email protected],or Melanie Wortham, Careers Adviser, [email protected], 01225 386009

We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We are an Autism Friendly University. Please speak to our Ambassador for Autism on how we endeavour to adapt our process for you.

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.