Director of Graduate Outcomes and Enterprise
Leeds Trinity University are seeking to appoint an exceptional leader as Director of Graduate Outcomes and Enterprise.
The successful candidate will take on the role of strategic lead of the University’s careers, employability and placements-related partnerships, acting as senior representative of the University internally, regionally, nationally and internationally.
You will be responsible for ensuring high-quality provision of student opportunities and high graduate employment outcomes, working with academic colleagues and teams to embed quality-assured employability and careers related content in academic programmes and facilitating outstanding partnership work for international and Initial Teacher Education.
The ideal candidate will have the ability to provide strategic input and sector insight for the University Executive and to support and develop a high-performing team focused on the achievement of the University’s Strategic Plan.
You will have experience of leading institutional development of policies, practice and service related to careers, placements and graduate employability to address requirements of Graduate Outcomes, Access and Participation and the Teaching Excellence Framework. High-level specialist knowledge of this area, along with knowledge of pedagogic practice and innovation to support embedding of employability and careers-related content in academic programmes is critical to the role.
This role will require a clear strategic thinker with strong influencing skills and an outstanding track record ofmaintaining effective personal and professional relationships both inside the University and with external partners, including industry.
Interviews for this post are expected to take place on 10th or 11th August 2021
Shortlisted candidates will be offered the opportunity to visit the campus for an accompanied tour.
Leeds Trinity University values diversity and inclusion and particularly encourages applications from the following groups as they are currently under-represented at this level within the University: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. The University will consider all forms of flexible working arrangements.
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