Senior Student Success Adviser (Careers)

York St John University

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Department: Student Success and Widening Participation
Location: York

£31,502 to £36,333
per annum
Closing Date: Sunday 26 March 2023 at midnight
Interview Date:
Monday 17 April 2023
Reference: 0043-23

Full time, permanent post

Introduction to York St John

Situated in the heart of the historic city of York, and with the addition of our London Campus, York St John University has a long and proud tradition as a distinguished higher education provider. 

Our success is founded on the quality of academic teaching and research, our thriving campus environments, our professional and pastoral support, and our values of an inclusive, innovative and ambitious community with a strong sense of belonging.

The Team

Based within the wider team of Student Success and Employability, the Careers Team is an innovative, forward thinking team focused on the strategic priority of empowering our students to succeed after they graduate. The Careers team deliver professional and research informed education, information, advice and guidance to students across all degree courses and levels.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Student Success Adviser (Careers) to take a lead on the provision of professional level careers advice and guidance; creating, managing and delivering innovative solutions to support students and graduates on a one to one basis. 

The role will also take a lead on a number of collaborative projects, working with colleagues across the university, aimed at increasing student and graduate employability.

Required Skills and Experience

You will be an experienced careers professional and hold a Level 6 qualification in Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance along with a good understanding of Careers provision in HE. You will be a team player, a strategic thinker and have the ability to design, deliver, manage and evaluate projects effectively. A full list of responsibilities and requirements is detailed in the job description.

Additional Information

If you have any queries relating to this role, please contact Linda Horsburgh, Student Success and Careers Manager via email on [email protected]  

Closing deadline: Midnight 26th March

Shortlist deadline: 31st March

Interview date: 17th April

If you require a reasonable adjustment in order to apply for this position please contact [email protected]  Within the application form there is an opportunity for you to request a reasonable adjustment at the interview stage of the process, however if you wish to discuss this in further detail at any point  in the process please do not hesitate to contact us.

We offer a wide range of employee benefits including – 

– Excellent annual leave entitlement, including five discretionary university closure days over the Christmas period

– Pension scheme

– Health Cash Plan after one years’ service

– Employee Assistance Programme

– Relocation expenses package for certain roles

We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive policies and facilities to support staff from different backgrounds. As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements. 

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date –
Sunday 26 March 2023 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date –
Monday 17 April 2023

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