Deputy Head of LUMS Careers (UG) at Lancaster University

Mgt Sch Office – Careers – Deputy Head of LUMS Careers (UG)

Salary: £44737-£51805

Closing Date: 3/10/2022

Interview Date: 27/10/2022


Do you have experience offering high quality careers advice and guidance to learners, or in recruiting and developing early careers talent? Are you ready to take on a senior leadership role in the Careers Team of one of the UK’s leading business schools? If you share our commitment to excellent service and enjoy working in a fast-paced and friendly environment, we would love to hear from you.

Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is a quadruple-accredited, world-ranked school, consistently among the UK’s top 10. The service the LUMS Careers Team provides is central to the student experience and this role will be a crucial part of our service. The role is critical to maintaining and improving the employability element of our sector rankings and supports the continuation of our external accreditations.

You will lead a team of high performing careers professionals to design, deliver and assess innovative undergraduate careers education in the classroom and through e-learning, including responsibility for our highly regarded placement year offer and our engagement with employers which includes employer led workshops.

You will have experience of team management in a careers/talent development/recruitment/HR setting including achieving results alongside colleagues that you do not line manage.

You will possess excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to prioritize a demanding and varied workload. The ability to work with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders is essential as you will collaborate with employers and work closely with academic colleagues to ensure a bespoke approach to careers and employability.

Educated to degree level, with a relevant postgraduate qualification or extensive relevant experience, you will have an innovative, engaging and effective professional approach. Your previous experience will have equipped you for adapting flexibly to this role and you will be someone who thrives on change and seeks new challenges.

We are located in a beautiful part of North West England with a fabulous campus, excellent facilities and beautiful parkland, as well as a warm and welcoming community. We offer an occupational pension scheme, a generous annual leave allowance, excellent training and development opportunities, flexible benefits, an employee assistance program and flexible working options.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups and those whose experience is outside of Higher Education.

This is a full-time indefinite post.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Rory Daly, Head of LUMS Careers, for an informal conversation about the role.

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We promote equality of opportunity and diversity within the workplace and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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