Goldsmiths University of London

Goldsmiths University of London

Work Placement Coordinator

United Kingdom

Closing soon

Work Placement Coordinator

Department

Careers & Employability

Vacancy Type

Open-ended/Permanent

Full-Time/Part-Time

Part Time

Salary

£33,294 - £37,655

Actual Hours

28hrs per week

FTE

0.6 FTE

Contact Details

Simone Providence - Doyley [email protected]

Posted Date

08/05/2024

Closing Date

29/05/2024

Ref No

10184

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  • About The Department

    The Careers Service is the area of the institution responsible for working with students and colleagues across Goldsmiths to deliver the Institutional Employability Strategy. Through the effective delivery of a range of frontline services, it is critical to providing an enhanced student experience before, during and after their time at Goldsmiths. As such, it contributes to the achievement of the Vision, Mission and Strategic Plan for Goldsmiths.

    About The Role

    This is an exciting time to join the Employer Engagement and Work Experience Team within the Goldsmiths Careers Service. The service has recently reviewed its provision and mode of delivery and are ready to launch an engaging range of activities to enhance students and recent graduate's careers and employability knowledge and skills. Additionally, as we have transitioned out of COVID-19 restrictions, employers and students are keen to reconnect in- person on campus. The EE&WE Team play a vital role in bridging the gap between students and employers by providing various work experience opportunities and hosting networking events.

    This position will coordinate student work experience as part of accredited placement modules across the institution, support a variety of in-house and externally funded internship schemes, whilst working with small and large businesses to create opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students and graduates. This role is key to the continued growth of our work experience provision across Goldsmiths.

    About The Candidate

    If you have a genuine interest in careers and employability and are able to demonstrate excellent organisation, problem solving and team working skills, this is the ideal role for you.

    Job details

    Title

    Work Placement Coordinator

    Employer

    Goldsmiths University of London

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 08, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 29, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    Established in 1904, Goldsmiths University of London is an open research institution that is associated with the Association of Commonwealth Universities and Universities UK. Earlier, it was known as the Goldsmiths Technical and Recreative Institute. Later on, after becoming a part of the University of London, it was renamed to its current name. The university received its royal charter in 1990. The university was built and designed by the famous architect, Reginald Blomfield. During the 1960s, the university witnessed a rapid growth in the number of enrolments. In the same year, the university began its diploma courses in textile, sculpture, and painting. In 1980, it began offering undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in various fields under arts and humanities.

    The library of the university holds thousands of books, journals, and research papers. The university also allows access to the electronic resources at the library. The campus features a huge lecture theatre, cafe, seminar halls, and digital teaching rooms. Students are provided with a peaceful learning environment at the campus. Further, the campus houses the Department of Media & Communications and the Institute for Creative & Cultural Entrepreneurship. Also, the campus has a seven-story building that features a studio, the center for computation & culture, and the Department of Art. The campus also provides student's accommodation facilities.

    The institution offers undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs. The academic curriculum of the university includes the Department of Design, Department of Media & Communications, the Department of Sociology, the Department of Art & Humanities, Department of Anthropology, and the Department of Music. The departments have various courses that give students a wide scope to choose among the subjects according to their area of interest. The university is in partnership with about 1,500 schools and colleges. This allows students to go for the student's exchange program and learn about a different curriculum. Students also get the chance to work as interns under professionals.

    The university has a list of notable alumni that includes Damon Albarn (Singer and song-writer), John Allum (Entrepreneur), Kalki Koechlin (French actress and writer), Felix Alvarez (Social activist), John Austin (Politician), Kathleen Brien (Famous Singer), Pete Hoida (Poet and Artist), Alex Zane (Television presenter and DJ),Laurence Juber (Famous musician), Johanna Bennett (Musician), Henry Bond (Famous writer and photographer), Ajay Chhabra (Theatre actor), Brian Molko (Singer and songwriter), Matthew Collins (Writer, broadcaster), Julian Clary (Comedian, actor, and novelist), Suzzane Packer (Well-known actress), Mary Quant (Fashion designer), Ross Raisin (Novelist), Kanya King (Founder of MOBO awards), Amy Robbins (TV actress), Nick Fudge (Digital artist), Vaughan Grylls (Photographer and author), and Dayne Walling (American politician).

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