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Assistant Head of Services for Students (Careers, Enterprise & Opportunities)

University of Sunderland in London - Services for Students

Location:  University of Sunderland in London
Salary:  £49,438 to £55,450 per annum
Hours per Week:  35 (for nominal purposes)
Closing Date:  Monday 27 March 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  USL559
Further details:    Job Description    

Salary range from 01 August 2023 will be: £50,860 to £57,081

Would you like to work in a modern Higher Education institution where student experience, customer service, academic quality, value for money and continuous improvement are at the forefront of how we make our decisions? Are you ready to place the student at the heart of all that you do? If your answer is ‘yes’, we have a great opportunity for you to experience it all for yourself as an Assistant Head of Services for Students (Careers, Enterprise & Opportunities). 

In this role you will be leading and developing the Careers Service at University of Sunderland in London (UoSiL), anticipating and meeting the support needs of students and alumni. Specifically, you will be responsible for work opportunities, enterprise, and extra-curricular skills development. You will lead on the strategic development of the service, delivering the best outcomes for our students whilst driving improvements to our Graduate Outcomes. 

To be successful in this role you will need have experience managing one or more of the following areas; work-integrated learning opportunities for students, enterprise support services or activities within an education environment, work-integrated learning curriculum.  In addition, you have experience planning, conducting, reviewing and scaling successful pilot projects. You will have demonstrable skills in leading and managing a service delivery team and have solid project management skills with the ability to build successful partnerships.  

With our community of staff and students growing steadily, this is an interesting and rewarding role which offers the chance to positively impact the experience and outcomes of our students.  

In return, we offer you:  

• Generous 31 days of annual leave on top of Bank Holidays 

• 5 closure days over Christmas period 

• Season Ticket Loan 

• Access to MyLifestyle benefit platform with plentiful of discounts and offers  

• Access to discounts via Totum Card 

• Free eye test 

• Cycle to Work and Electric Car Salary Sacrifice schemes 

• Enhanced maternity and paternity policies 

• Our commitment to training and development 

• Our location in Canary Wharf with many transport links for easy access  

To meet the requirements of this student-facing role, we anticipate the successful candidate will be based full-time at the UoSiL campus in Canary Wharf in London. We will consider flexible working if needed. 

If you are up for the challenge and want to know more, please see the attached job description and person specification.   

To apply, you will need to register on our e-recruitment platform and complete an application form. 

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role, please contact: Kim Patrick, Acting Head of Services for Students via 

Closing Date:  Midnight, 27 March 2023

Interviews will be held: TBC

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