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Director of Employability Service

Learning & Innovation

Location:  Hendon
Starting Salary:  Competitive Salary
Grade:  Senior Staff
Contract Type:  Permanent
FTE:  1
Date Posted:  Monday 12 February 2018
Closing Date:  Tuesday 27 February 2018
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  EMP15
Job Details:    Job Description    

Middlesex University is about transformational journeys, empowering our students with the tools, attributes and opportunities to turn their potential into success. Our distinctive student experience is defined by innovative teaching and learning, engaging and vibrant campuses and the richness of our diversity.

The University now seeks to appoint a Director of the University’s Employability Service to ensure the delivery of its strategic objectives for further enhancing students’ employability. The postholder will be responsible for the effective delivery of centralised employability support and projects. Working collaboratively with Faculties and key stakeholders across the institution, the Director will lead on developing and implementing an effective employer and alumni engagement strategy that will increase collaboration with employers and will result in the procurement of development opportunities for students.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for managing commercial sub-contractors to ensure the efficient, effective and contractually compliant delivery of externally sourced services.

Candidates should have experience of developing and delivering employability related projects and services to a diverse range of clients. They should also have significant experience of providing leadership in a commercial context.

The Director will report to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Learning and Innovation and be a member of the University’s senior management team.

For further information on this post please contact Professor Andrea Dlaska at

Interview Date:   w/c 5 March 2018

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