Jobs at Goldsmiths

Jobs at Goldsmiths

Work Placement Co-ordinator

Careers & Employability
Vacancy Type
Full Time
30,629 - 34,919
Actual Hours
9-5pm, Monday to Friday
Interview Date
Monday 20th December 2021
Contact Details
Simone Providence Doyley,
Posted Date
Closing Date
Ref No

The Careers Service supports students through its staff in Advice & Guidance, Employer Engagement and Placements, Student Enterprise and Skills teams, as the College seeks to increase the range of opportunities available for its students to gain relevant skills and experience during their time at Goldsmiths and understand how to articulate them effectively to employers. This is all aimed at supporting students before, during and after their time at Goldsmiths to succeed in the graduate labour market or develop their own ideas for running a business or freelancing. 

There are 2 Work Placement Co-ordinator roles now being advertised: one is full time permanent and one is part time (28 hours / week) fixed term until 23/12/22. This is an opportunity for proactive individuals who are committed to developing placements that contribute substantially to graduate outcomes, with a passion for excellent customer service, to join the University. 

Based within the Careers Service, which is part of the Student Experience Directorate, these roles makes a key contribution to our work in supporting student employability by expanding the range of placement and internship opportunities available to Goldsmiths students. The post holders will work in partnership across the University and with employers to source and promote placement and internship opportunities to current students. 

The successful applicants will ideally hold A levels / BTEC/ degreeand relevant recent experience.Excellent communication, relationship building, marketing and organisational skills are all essential, as is the ability to work independently and multi-task, good attention to detail and ability to build rapport with academics, placement providers and students. 

This post operates on a full time basis, within the hours of Monday – Friday 9 - 5pm. Occasional evening / weekend working may be required, although this would be minimal and time off in lieu would be applied. 

One post is permanent and one will be offered initially as a fixed term contract until 23/12/22, but with the potential for extension for the longer term. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the line manager, Simone Providence-Doyley (details in the job description). 

Please note that you are welcome to submit a CV or additional documents but you must complete all sections of the application form, including the essential and desirable criteria. Failure to complete these sections may result in your application being disregarded. 

We are committed to equality. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups and those with disabilities