Innovation Coach

Location:  Sunderland Campus
Salary:  £28,098 to £34,229 per annum
By annual incremental progression
Hours per Week:  37
Closing Date:  Sunday 11 June 2023
Reference:  0303-23

We have an exciting opportunity within our newly created Centre for Graduate Prospects for an Innovation Coach, working within our Entrepreneurial Development Team. The post-holder will support the embedding of employability and enterprise across the University of Sunderland, and the creation of confident and motivated students who develop into professional, adaptable, and engaged graduates with rich and rewarding life and career prospects, by ensuring that:
•All students understand and develop innovation skills in an inclusive way, supporting students from underrepresented, marginalised and excluded groups.
•Innovation coaching guidance and support is provided to help individuals and teams develop and turn their ideas into viable projects that add value to others.
•Students and graduates are supported to develop entrepreneurial skills based on innovative ideas that have the potential to create new businesses or improve existing ones.

The successful applicant will be enterprising and have a continuous improvement mindset. They will have demonstrable experience of providing one-to-one coaching, advice and support, as well as delivering and evaluating group workshops and simulations. They will also have experience of researching, developing and designing appropriate materials and learning experiences with identified outcomes.

For further information and to apply please click here.