- Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA
- £43,434 - £50,296 per year
- Contract Type:
- Position Type:
- Full Time
- 35 hours per week
- Work From Home:
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Glasgow Caledonian University - the University for the Common Good - is a vibrant, values-led, multi-cultural University with a global outlook, dedicated to delivering social innovation. Our organisational strategy is aligned with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and our globally recognised researchers advise governments, industry and international bodies. We’re ranked fifth in the world and first in the UK for promoting gender equality, 69th globally for social impact, and the top modern university in Scotland for research power. In 2020-21, we contributed £1.7 billion and more than 14,000 jobs across the globe.
GCU is committed to widening participation, delivering positive outcomes for our students, and we’re Scotland’s leading provider of Graduate Apprenticeships. With campuses in Glasgow, London and New York, we have transnational partnerships around the world, supporting more than 22,000 students. Guided by our inspirational Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE, and guided by our values – integrity, responsibility, creativity and confidence - we transform the lives of the people and communities we serve.
The University is seeking to appoint a Senior Careers Advisor to lead a small team of Careers Advisors within the Careers and Employability team.
Located within the People and Student Wellbeing Directorate, the Careers Service is part of the department of Student Life. Student Life comprises Campus Life Enquiries Advice & Events, Student Funding, Student Wellbeing and Careers & Employability.
Reporting to the Head of Careers, the Senior Careers Advisor will make a significant contribution to the operational and strategic management of the wider Careers service
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic and supportive careers team and to contribute to the continuous enhancement of the GCU student experience. We are looking for someone who has experience of leading teams and partnership working across functions and teams. Educated to degree level or equivalent, plus a professional Careers qualification, the successful candidate will have a track record in successful delivery of projects to enhance service provision.
For further information or to discuss this role, call Ellen Gibson, Head of Careers, on 0141 273 1220.
As the University for the Common Good, we are committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as our values in everything that we do. As such, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates who demonstrate the GCU Values.
Glasgow Caledonian University is committed to a fair and transparent recruitment process that is free from bias so that we can attract and retain a high performing workforce which makes a critical contribution to our success.
The University holds the prestigious Athena SWAN Silver institution award, which recognises our significant record of activity and achievement in promoting gender equality across different disciplines.
As a Disability Confident 'Committed' employer, we are striving to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible to disabled people. Although the Disability Confident 'Committed' level does not guarantee an interview for disabled applicants, we will make reasonable adjustments for disabled applicants during the recruitment process.
The University also holds the Carer Positive ‘Engaged’ employer award, which recognises our commitment to supporting staff with caring responsibilities.
Glasgow Caledonian University are committed signatories to the Armed Forces Covenant.
The University offers a range of benefits including opportunities for professional development, family friendly policies, cycle to work scheme and onsite childcare facilities.
Please note that the appointment will be made on the first point of the salary scale (unless by exception).