Career Consultant (International) at University of Bradford

Interview Date: Monday 14 November 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified, experienced guidance professional to join an expanding Career and Employability Services in a brand new role for the university.

As the Career Consultant (International) you will be responsible for providing a range of high quality career & employability education, information, advice and guidance services that develop and enhance the employability and graduate outcomes of international students and graduates.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering high quality 1:1 career guidance to international students thus enabling them to develop and articulate their career plans, employability profile, and supporting their progression into employment.
  • Working closely with the Employer and Placement Consultant (International), you will lead the design, delivery, and development of a new comprehensive wrap-around program of careers, employability and employment support and events for international students, from pre-arrival to graduation and beyond. This will include bespoke extra-curricular, co-curricular and in-curricular activities.
  • Working closely with Career and Employability Service faculty teams, the Employer and Placement Consultant (International) and faculty staff, to understand the career aspirations and needs of international students and develop targeted approaches to delivering innovative in-curricular and co-activities to support student career development and graduate outcomes.
  • To be recognized as an expert with specialist knowledge and experience of career guidance, employability, and employment in the context of international students, contributing towards the achievement of the university’s sub-strategies, and Career and Employability Services and faculty employability objectives.

The post requires someone with significant experience of delivering and developing employability and career education, information, advice and guidance services to students and graduates in higher education, and preferably with experience of working with international students. Excellent customer service, organizational skills and a positive attitude to team working will also be required. Occasional evening, weekend working or overseas travel may be required.

Correspondence regarding your application for this role including invitations to interview will be sent via email. Please check your Spam/Junk email folder in case these have been delivered there instead of your inbox.

Informal inquiries prior to application may be made to Joanne Beaumont, Associate Director Student Services: Careers, Employability and Engagement, 01274 234990 or j.beaumont4@bradford.ac.uk. Further information about Career & Employability Services is available at http://www.bradford.ac.uk/careers/. Interviews will take place on Monday 14th November.

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