Placements Officer

Location: London
Closing Date: 22/03/2024
Salary: £32,624 - £39,342 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

The opportunity

University of the Arts London is looking for a Placements Officer to join our Graduate Futures team.

Graduate Futures plays a key role in improving student experience, retention and attainment. It enables our students and graduates to fulfil their career ambitions by acknowledging their individuality, supporting their growth and connecting and collaborating with alumni and industry partners.

As a Placements Officer, you will support undergraduate placement activity, playing a key part in the development of employability within the curriculum, as well as engagement with existing industry contacts to generate student work opportunities for long and short-term accredited placements. You will work flexibly as a member of the team providing administrative support for placements to students, industry and academics.

In turn, you will build and nurture links across the University and other external organisations to amplify opportunities for cooperation and collaboration across the Graduate Futures & Business Innovation team to maximise the potential of the resources and expertise available.

About you

Educated to A level standard (or with relevant experience), you will have an understanding of client relationship building techniques and experience of providing effective administration in a fast-paced environment. You will be a team player who can communicate and plan your own work effectively. Previous experience of careers coaching and advice giving is advantageous.

We are UAL

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.

London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2023 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College's history.

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Closing date: 23:55, 26 th February 2024.

If you have any queries about this role, please contact the Recruiting Manager Mada Pucilowska on .

If you have any queries about the application process or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact the Resourcing Team at or phone: / .

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn - a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. 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.

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