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Employer Engagement Co-Ordinator

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Location:  Aston University Main Campus
Salary:  £23,487 to £25,627 per annum
Grade:  Grade 06
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (31/12/2022)
Basis:  Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 05 December 2021
Interview Date:  Wednesday 15 December 2021
Reference:  R210495
Release Date:  Thursday 18 November 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a busy team in the heart of Birmingham. Aston University is looking to recruit an Employer Engagement Co-ordinator within its centralised Careers+Placements department. Your contribution to Aston’s mission will be to support the Careers+Placements Team’s strategic key performance indicators with a particular focus on Business Development and Employer Engagement.  

    100% placements by 2023 

    80% of graduates in graduate level destinations 15 months after graduation

    Offering an exceptional experience to Aston’s students, graduates and employers.

 Responsible for generating opportunities for current students and graduates, you will offer a first-class service for employers wishing to access Aston University’s talent. Your role will support Graduate Outcomes and successful completion of outcomes for the Higher Level Skills Match project. The Higher Level Skills Match (HLSM) has been created with and for businesses to support SME growth and employability within the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (GBSLEP) Area. This project is part-funded by the European Social Fund and is in line with key objectives held by Careers+Placements. 

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with previous experience of delivering excellent customer service to a diverse range of stakeholders. In addition, a keen eye for detail and ability to follow process and procedure is pivotal. 

We are a diverse and friendly team that is focused on delivering a professional service to all key stakeholders of the University. The ability to work collaboratively across other teams and cultivate good relationships is essential to the role. 

The University is committed to ensuring that the Equality Act is upheld and we welcome all applications from all sections of the community. 

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered.

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Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact HR via

Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



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