Employability Curriculum Lead

University of London

Department: Student Experience – Careers & Enterprise
Salary: 60,128-67,139 per annum (Grade 7)
Reference: QMUL33036
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 31 May 2023
Closing date: 21 June 2023

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The Careers and Enterprise Team’s vision is to proactively open the doors of opportunity for Queen Mary students and graduates by innovating and collaborating with our community. The growing team of around 56 FTE is committed to supporting our diverse student population, distinctive for a Russell Group University, as evidenced by the Institute of Fiscal Studies/Sutton Trust report which considers Queen Mary the top university for social mobility.

This is an exciting time to join the Service which has grown rapidly over the last 2 years.  This newly created and strategic post offers you a great opportunity to drive the strategic direction of embedded careers provision, leading the consultation and roll out of a career framework and an interdisciplinary work experience module across each School. The post offers you a chance to innovate and design the framework and module, working closely with key stakeholders across Queen Mary such as academic staff, QM Academy, Registry and the Head and Deputy Heads of Careers and Enterprise to ensure the Queen Mary 2030 vision is delivered and to drive up graduate outcomes.

You will need high level influencing, negotiation, and interpersonal skills to get buy-in from Deans and Heads of School to embed the framework and modules within each programme’s academic diet. Effective strategic planning abilities and nuanced thinking are essential to quality assure the programme and roll it out across the university.

This post is based at the Mile End Campus and is a full time, 3-year contract. Salary will be in the range of £60,128- £67,139 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian, or Minority Ethnic groups as these groups are underrepresented at this level at Queen Mary.

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

Application enquiries can be directed to [email protected], and informal enquires can be directed to Judith Baines, Head of Careers and Enterprise, via email until 9th June: [email protected]

Closing date for applications is 21st June 2023.

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