Part Time Professional Development Officer

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Bath Spa University


Professional Services

£32,332 - £36,024

Expires: 19 May 24


The Professional Development Officers will support the Emerge Manager with the overarching delivery of our range of residency programmes at our Emerge Creative Studio, from early engagement, resident application processes and selection, day-to-day management, showcasing and end of residency support. As part of the Careers and Employability Department, you will develop a career centred range of support and initiatives for and with our residents, members and creative mentors. The role involves collaborating and co-creation both internally, with residents and externally, to foster a vibrant studio culture while overseeing its day-to-day operation. A pivotal aspect of the role is enhancing graduate and resident opportunities by delivering professional 1-2-1 coaching support through clear career guidance methodology, organising impactful and focused opportunities, identifying and delivering skills development and establishing external networks. The Professional Development Officers are an integral role within the Careers and Employability Department and are responsible for ensuring an inclusive community culture that advocates peer to peer support curating shareable resources for our residents that focus on portfolio career development, self-employment, and entrepreneurial endeavours, which contribute to positive and lasting outcomes.