Employability and Progression Programme Co-ordinator – UAL Careers

Employability and Progression Programme Co-ordinator

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Vacancy Id: 10601

College / Service: Education

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £38,359 to £47,109 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 19 February 2024 at 23:55

 

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The opportunity

University of the Arts London is looking for an Employability and Progression Programme Co-ordinator to join our team on a full-time basis.

You will be responsible for coordinating the promotion of Creative Shift programmes with a focus on effective marketing and communication strategies to support the engagement of students from underrepresented groups studying at UAL.

You will also lead on a key Creative Shift programme, Connect To – which aims to build and grow Creative Shift’s student network. In order to support the programme, you will work in collaboration with a range of internal and external partners including UAL Comms teams, creative industry partners and stakeholders.

The Creative Shift team aims to support students who are underrepresented in the creative industries, who may have a range of intersectional identities. We work with widening participation students including (but not limited to): students from a Black, Asian and other Ethnic Minority backgrounds, students from low-income backgrounds/students from (Indices of Multiple Deprivation) IMD 1&2 and students whose parent(s)/guardian(s) have not completed a university degree. This is in line with the University’s Access and Participation work (APP).

About you

We are looking for a candidate with knowledge of effective approaches to widening participation programmes in further and higher education, who has significant experience of working with groups underrepresented in the creative and cultural sector, particularly individuals from lower socio-economic backgrounds, those whose parent(s)/guardian(s) have not completed a university degree and/or BAME student groups.

You will have knowledge of student/graduate employability and enterprise issues and trends, specifically in relation to underrepresented groups within the creative sector and knowledge of communication and marketing and using software such as the Adobe software suite, as well as other relevant software and tools like Canva and video editing software.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Sahil Ibrahim, Resourcing Adviser via email at educationstaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk

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.

Vacancy Id: 10601

College / Service: Education

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £38,359 to £47,109 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 35 hours per week

Apply by: 19 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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