Employability Advisor (International)


06/08/2023, 23:55

Salford - Peel Park Campus
Salford Business School
Full Time Permanent

£31,396 - £36,023

Opportunity Overview

The University of Salford has a new opportunity available for an enthusiastic and inspiring Employability Advisor to further improve outcomes for our students.

Reporting to the Employability and Engagement Manager, you will join a team focused on finding creative ways to build students career capital and working alongside industry to understand the evolving labour market and it’s need.  You will lead on development and promotion of employability activities to ensure the team reaches students in each subject area.  You will coach, mentor and support students to gain meaningful work experience. Close working relationships with academic staff within the school as well as key student experience staff in the professional services team will be key to success in this role.

We are committed to promoting a truly diverse and inclusive community, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.  We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.  We also operate a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who declare they have a disability and meet the essential criteria of the job they are applying for.


Key Responsibilities

▪ Enhance & promote employability skills through the development and delivery of a range of appropriate resources and activities to students and graduates

▪ Lead employability activities in the school, advise and guide students on their employability and placement options within the school, and act as triage to other university careers resources as required

▪ Ensure that all institutional processes in relation to health and safety, insurance, due diligence, risk assessment and visa checks are followed and the outcomes are recorded

▪ Plan and deliver presentations to students to promote awareness of the employability offering in the school and promote its use

A bit about Salford Business School…

Our mission is to empower our diverse community of learners by inspiring curiosity, building confidence, and nurturing resilience to support every individual’s personal and professional journey. Through education, enterprise and applied research, we connect to industry, to the future, to our region and, through our partners, across the globe

The School has made significant investment in immersive technologies - we aim to lead the sector in the innovative delivery of business and legal education. Whether it is preparing to complete a digital certification in the University’s only Microsoft Lab, developing a business idea through Launch@Salford, our on-site student incubator, or supporting members of our local community through SILKs, our pro-bono law clinic, we offer real-world learning opportunities that prepare students for life.

What’s in it for you?

Competitive salary - and excellent pension scheme: 9% of your salary is paid into your pension by UoS, you can choose to pay more and UoS will match your extra contribution up to 4%.

Generous annual leave - plus the option to buy additional days.

Professional development - a comprehensive package of training and development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential.

Our community – there’s a real sense of belonging here at Salford. We value diversity — in backgrounds and in experiences. Our difference makes us stronger, and together we share a passion for improving students’ lives.

Wellbeing – your wellbeing is our priority. We have a wide range of services and facilities to support your mental and physical health.


This opportunity is closed to applications.