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Jobs at Cardiff Metropolitan University

We're delighted to have won two prestigious awards this year – the Times Higher Education UK University of the Year 2021 and The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide Welsh University of the Year 2021.

Our performance in this year’s Guide is exceptional. Our University was the biggest riser in Wales, and the third biggest in the UK, placing us in the UK top 40 for student satisfaction with teaching quality and the wider student experience.

We are very pleased that our strong performance has resulted in the University attracting high numbers of well qualified students and we are now seeking additional staff in both our academic schools and professional services departments.

We are taking precautions and putting the safety of our employees, students and candidates first. As we continue to practice social distancing, all interviews will be conducted virtually. If you are shortlisted for interview, we will provide you with guidance and support on participating in virtual interviews.

Please note that our recruitment website will be unavailable on the 22nd January 2022. This means that it will not be possible to submit an application on this date. Thank you for your understanding. 

We are currently recruiting for a number of key positions:

Job Title
Closing Date
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
Cardiff School of Technologies
Estates and Facilities: Commercial Services
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
Research and Innovation Services
Research and Innovation Services
Research and Innovation Services
Learning and Information Services
Estates and Facilities: Commercial Services
Cardiff Met Sport
Research and Innovation Services
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
Student Services
Marketing and External Relations
People Services
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences

Key Benefits of Working at Cardiff Met

About Us

We are delighted that you are considering joining our Cardiff Metropolitan team at this important time in our University’s development.

In spite of the challenges that all universities face as a consequence of the current Covid-19 pandemic, Cardiff Met continues to be a thriving and financially sustainable university that enhances the wellbeing of our students, staff, City, and nation as well as making an impact on the global stage.

Cardiff Metropolitan University is one of the UK’s most progressive new Universities, with around 10,000 students based at its two campuses in Cardiff. It consistently ranks in the top ten per cent of UK higher education institutions for graduate start-ups per student, and this spirit of innovation and enterprise lies at the heart of the University. Programmes and research are undertaken across five key Schools: Art and Design; Education and Social Policy; Sport and Health Sciences; Management; and Technologies. The University is part way through an ambitious strategic plan to 2023 that will see it concentrating on enhanced student outcomes with growth in international activities, disciplinary breadth and overall scale. The University prides itself on the role that translational research plays in enhancing the student experience.


Our values are at the heart of our University.

Creativity, Diversity, Innovation and Freedom inform the way we think and act at Cardiff Met and form the core of who we are - a 'One Cardiff Met'. We have a lively and thriving University Community which includes a variety of staff networks including our BME Staff Network, Women's Network, Disabled Network and LGBTQ+ Network.

Location / Commute

Cardiff Met is a warm and welcoming University based across two campuses in the bustling and vibrant City of Cardiff, a 5-10 minute walk from all main transport links.

We provide a healthy and thriving environment for staff, students and the local Community. Read our latest Wellbeing University update

Salary & Benefits

We have a range of great benefits for employees including:

  • Generous annual leave: 25/35 plus 12 concessionary days
  • Membership of the Local Government and Teachers Pension Scheme with generous contributions
  • Flexible and remote working opportunities
  • Award winning sports and fitness facilities with subsidised membership
  • Subsidised physiotherapy/complementary therapy/sports massage
  • Access to all library facilities
  • Free independent staff counselling
  • Chaplaincy
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including cycle to work
  • Free eye care vouchers and contributions towards eye care

Work-life balance

We pride ourselves on providing a working environment that supports employees to achieve the right work-life balance by offering a range of flexible working approaches, including flexi-time and flexi-home, and family friendly initiatives.

Career Progression and Development

Our employees are our biggest asset and investing in talent is vital to sustainable growth and success.
We are committed to improving and developing our colleagues and offer a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities including our:

  • Induction Programme, embedding you into our community
  • Performance & Development Review process, supporting you and the University in achieving our shared strategic goals
  • Access to a range of on the job training, seminars, workshops, programmes, mentoring and coaching covering a broad range of subject specific topics and softer skills
  • Leaders’ Exchange, designed to bring leaders together to share, learn and grow
  • Cardiff Met Mentoring Network, our platform for colleagues seeking support and guidance on a variety of topics

We are focusing our efforts to preparing and supporting our workforce for digital transformation. Luckily for us, we have recently launched our new School of Technologies and we have the best IT support department, offering training designed to give colleagues the skills to embrace and use IT effectively.

Current Vacancies

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External Candidates
View the current vacancies available at Cardiff Met, where our values are at the heart of our University.
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Redeployment Vacancies
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