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Employability Experiences Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,333 – £43,155
  • St Andrews
  • Closing 1st June 2023

  • Advertised from 22nd May 2023
  • Salary: £36,333 - £ 43,155 per annum (From 1 August 2023: £37,099 - £44,263 pa)
  • AD8908RNB


We educate, inspire, and empower our students and graduates to equip them with the lifelong career management and enterprise skills they need to create meaningful and fulfilling careers, whatever their ambitions.

Our new Employability Experiences Manager will be responsible for developing employability and mentoring programmes whilst instigating, maintaining and growing relationships with employers and alumni, for the benefit of our students. This role is centred on offering practical experiences to complement the diverse career paths our students look to explore.

We are growing our internship programmes on Campus as well as increasing support and visibility of those shared by our external partners. The successful candidate should therefore be self-motivated and full of initiative with a passion for: building productive industry/organisation connections, practical student work experience, social media/ communications, entrepreneurship, and overall student enterprise.

Partnership working with our local and global stakeholders is at the heart of what we do, and we work closely with a range of partners including: careers management, professional service units, alumni, employers, and student societies. This position would suit an effective communicator with the proven ability to co-ordinate diverse stakeholders in shaping a positive outcome for all.

Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Karen Hall, Assistant Director (Opportunities) via

Applications are particularly welcome from women, people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network.

Application notes

Full details available online:

In support of your application, please also include a combined Cover Letter & CV.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing Date: 1st June 2023 Interview Dates: 15 June 2023

Please quote ref: AD8908RNB

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