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Jobs at Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University is a driver of educational and social transformation, a catalyst for innovation and the economy, and a key contributor to inclusive and sustainable growth locally, nationally and internationally. Our values-driven, progressive University has grown, diversified and improved significantly and we are the current Times Higher Education UK and Ireland University of the Year and The Times and The Sunday Times Welsh University of the Year 2021.

We transform lives and communities through high-quality, high-impact education informed by cutting-edge research and innovation. Our collaborations extend from our campuses in the vibrant capital city of Cardiff to further education, business, industry, charities, government and communities worldwide. We work with purpose and compassion to make economies more prosperous, societies fairer, cultures richer, environments greener and communities healthier. We are committed to inclusive working and learning environments, and our student and staff body enjoys a strong sense of community. We have over 12,000 Cardiff-based students, with 20% studying our sector-leading post-graduate programmes and 30% from over 140 different countries, while a further 10,000 students study our programmes through our 17 global education partners.

We are currently recruiting for a number of key positions:
Job Title
School/Department
Closing Date
Cardiff Met Sport
12/07/2022
Cardiff School of Art and Design
01/07/2022
Cardiff School of Art and Design
05/07/2022
Cardiff School of Art and Design
14/07/2022
Cardiff School of Art and Design
15/07/2022
Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy
07/07/2022
Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy
07/07/2022
Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy
12/07/2022
Cardiff School of Education and Social Policy
15/07/2022
Cardiff School of Management
03/07/2022
Cardiff School of Management
03/07/2022
Cardiff School of Management
07/07/2022
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
30/06/2022
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
18/07/2022
Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences
30/09/2022
Estates and Facilities: Commercial Services
30/06/2022
Estates and Facilities: Commercial Services
05/07/2022
Estates and Facilities: Commercial Services
11/07/2022
Estates and Facilities: Commercial Services
18/07/2022
Global Engagement
15/07/2022
Library and Information Services
08/07/2022
Marketing and External Relations
30/09/2022
People Services
19/07/2022
Registry Services
01/07/2022
Registry Services
05/07/2022
Student Services
06/07/2022
Student Services
20/07/2022
Student Services – Employability
12/07/2022
Student Services – Employability
12/07/2022
Student Services – Employability
26/07/2022

Key Benefits of Working at Cardiff Met

About Us

Our progressive, values-driven University has grown, diversified and improved significantly over the last five years with this success evidenced by significant increases in student numbers and turnover, major improvements in all league table positions and, most recently, the awards of the Times Higher Education UK and Ireland University of the Year 2021 and The Times and The Sunday Times Welsh University of the Year 2021.

We have developed over 40 new degree programmes since 2019 while turnover has increased by 35%, and this growth agenda is driven by our values and focus on our people. Our staff have placed Cardiff Met as Capita’s top employer of choice among UK universities since 2019; the Postgraduate Research Excellence Survey has ranked us number one in the UK for supervision and resources and research skills; our taught students have been supported to create graduate start-ups that consistently place us in the top 10% of UK universities. We are experiencing buoyant student recruitment, have positive student and staff engagement and have been deemed Wales’ most financially sustainable university by the Wales Governance Centre. We are embarking on an exciting new phase of strategic growth in scope, scale and performance, prioritising investment in academic staff, estate and sustainability. If you can demonstrate the commitment, ability and enthusiasm to contribute to our global learning community and share our passion for the values and vision that drive us, we strongly encourage you to apply to join us.

Culture

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.

The university is committed to creating a highly inclusive culture. We offer family friendly and flexible working arrangements and a range of staff networks, forums and events to support and develop our people. We warmly welcome applications from those traditionally underrepresented in the higher education sector.

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
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Internships
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