The University of East London

Mentoring Officer

Our flagship mentoring programme supports students from across the institution to explore their career ambitions through one to one support from industry professionals. This multifaced and autonomous role enables you to work closely with industry as well as front facing with our students and you will be working as part of a small, ambitious team supporting students particularly from our Royal Docks School of Business & Law and Architecture, Computing & Engineering.

In this role you will be hosting mentor panels in the classroom, driving innovative micro mentoring initiatives and working collaboratively with the team to deliver our flagship professional mentoring programme at scale. We are looking for a passionate, creative individual who has experience of delivering mentoring initiatives at scale and has an appetite for a fast paced and impactful delivery. This role will sit within our award-winning careers service and you’ll be joining a committed team of professionals who are highly driven and committed to delivering against our ambitious graduate employability plan and leading transformational change as part of our Vision 2028.

Born in 1898 to serve the skills needs of the 2nd industrial revolution, the University of East London has commenced Year 4 of its transformational 10-year Vision 2028 strategic plan led by our Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Amanda Broderick, to advance Industry 4.0 careers-1st education. We have a clear route-map to provide a springboard for the jobs and opportunities of the future; drive diversity in the 4.0 talent pipeline - working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found; and to create an inclusive and sustainable, green future. 

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by UEL Professional Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of UEL. Employees of UEL Professional Services Ltd work alongside UEL colleagues in delivery of UEL’s mission, and UEL Professional Services Ltd will adopt UEL HR policies and procedures in full. Further detail regarding employment benefits can be found at the employee benefits section of our recruitment pages.

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