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Employer Partnerships Development Officer (Work Experience)

Employer Partnerships

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £29,614 to £34,304 Per Annum
Tenure:  Full time Permanent
Release Date:  Wednesday 17 November 2021
Closing Date:   Sunday 05 December 2021
Interview Date:   Thursday 16 December 2021
Reference:  CBIE21-04

Who is Staffordshire University? 

We are the Connected University with 100 years of experience and ambition in becoming the UK’s foremost digital Institution. Our main campus is located in Stoke on Trent alongside our Centres of Excellence in Healthcare Education located in Stafford and Shrewsbury. Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute is our first campus outside the Midlands.

With more than 10,000 Full Time Undergraduate and Postgraduate students on campus, we continue to drive innovation and change, aiming to positively disrupt our sector. For our University, it is about so much more than the numbers. In fact, if there’s one thing that sets us apart, it’s our people who are all #ProudToBeStaffs. Every one of our employees goes above and beyond to deliver on our connected mission, responding to the needs of our students, academic partners, businesses and society.  

Over the past 5 years, we have transformed ourselves into a Gold standard provider of teaching and learning, gaining historically high positions in the UK league tables. With digital skills being at our core, we strive for diversity in all its forms and play an important role in our local communities and regional economies.

About the role

The role will contribute to socio-economic development across university’s satellite sites including London and Stafford by driving consulting-led work experience utilising our students fostering enterprise and innovation priorities through a dedicated spin out consulting company. 

The role will operate across the number of key areas within the university’s Enterprise Zone and enterprise & innovation ecosystem connecting key university’s assets including research, incubation/ launch pad, RD&I facilities, knowledge exchange projects all towards driving quality consulting work experience for our students/ graduates. 

The role will be responsible for proactively generating business opportunities from both new and existing clients to deliver quality consulting work experience for our students, income and added value opportunities. The post holder will work within a team and also promote the full range of University partnership opportunities including apprenticeships, knowledge exchange, enterprise, innovation and commercialisation, regional engagement, work experience, consultancy, CPD and work-based learning. 

In return for your dedication, we have a competitive benefits package available

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

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Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University. 

We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.



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