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Vacancy Id: 10543

College / Service: London College of Fashion

Location: LCF - East Bank Stratford, London UK

Salary: £32,624 - £39,342 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 26 February 2024 at 23:55

 

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The opportunity

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, support their growth and connecting and collaborating with alumni and industry partners.

As a Placements Officer, you will support the undergraduate placement activity, playing a key part in the development of employability within the curriculum, as well engagement with existing industry contacts in order 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 relevant experience), you will have an understanding of client relationship building techniques and experience of providing effective administration in a fast moving environment. You will be a team player who can communicate and plan your own work effectively. Previous experience of careers coaching and advice giving will be advantageous.

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

Vacancy Id: 10543

College / Service: London College of Fashion

Location: LCF - East Bank Stratford, London UK

Salary: £32,624 - £39,342 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 26 February 2024 at 23:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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