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Career Development Adviser (22.5 hours per week)

Student Operations and Support

Location:  Brighton - Falmer
Salary:  £30,942 to £34,804 pro rata
22 hours per week
Fixed Term End Date: 29/10/2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 02 August 2020
Interview Date:  Thursday 13 August 2020
Reference:  SO5033-20-157

An exciting opportunity exists to join our Careers Service, where you will support students throughout their academic studies and help them to manage and shape their career aspirations for the future.  

Your role has responsibility for offering Careers related information, advice and guidance to students studying courses within our School of Applied Social Sciences and School of Education and you will be working in collaboration with our academic colleagues to formulate methods of enhancing student employability and offering presentations / workshops within the curriculum.

In order to be successful in this role, you will bring with you:

  • Experience of working in a similar careers or development environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with staff, students and employers both in 1-2-1 and group settings. 
  • The ability to build relationships with colleagues and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills, and able to work to conflicting demands and tight deadlines. 

‘Our employability agenda under the banner of #Brightonworks is an important element to the University of Brighton Practical Wisdom strategy. Our aim is to empower our students in terms of their employability and the confidence and capacity to make a difference. Our Careers Service plays a key role in achieving this aim.

If you would like further information about this post, please feel free to contact Jayson Short, Senior Career Development Adviser at 

** Please note that due to the current Covid-19 working arrangements, this role may commence with working remotely and moving to working at University sites once they have re-opened **

The closing date for this job vacancy has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

The University is committed to an inclusive environment which embraces equality and diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment. We particularly encourage applicants from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background because the university is underrepresented by BAME staff.

Further information about working for us, as well as the wide range of benefits we offer, can be found in the working with us section of our vacancies page.


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