Assistant Head of Student Careers

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7091302 (Ref.No. SESSP1287)
Posted: January 5, 2022

Job Description

Are you passionate about supporting students to succeed beyond their graduation?  

Student Careers is responsible for the development and delivery of information, advice and guidance for students supporting the development of their skills, experience and employability through a range of interactions both online and face to face within and outside of the academic curriculum.

You will make a significant contribution to the strategic direction of the Service as part of the Service’s leadership team, aligning and prioritising resources to ensure operational effectiveness, and deputising for the Head of Careers as appropriate. 

You will support the delivery of the University Employability Strategy, ensuring that the Service achieves its objectives and delivers a seamless, professional service to students, graduates, employers and the academic community.  

You will lead and develop delivery in the Careers central teams (Information and Advice, Student Communications & Engagement and Mentoring/WP team) and be responsible for the website, marketing, and training. You will lead on our new Student Peer Support Assistants who will be delivering drop in information from our Careers Centre, and you will help develop them and the role.  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Ms Jane Campbell, Head of Student Careers

Email: [email protected]


Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen, from 1 January 2021 you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa but, if you are an EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your passport or status under the EU Settlement Scheme. 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  Student Opportunity
Section:  Careers Centre
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 8
Salary:  £42,149 to £50,296 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Tuesday 04 January 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 23 January 2022
Reference:  SESSP1287


The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.