University Advisor (Digital)



Closing Date:
Midnight on 03/04/2019

Working Pattern:
Part Time

7.25 per week

£32,029 - £34,788 (pro rata)


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Chorley Council is a fast paced and forward thinking organisation with an ambitious agenda. Our aim is to build a strong local economy by bringing forward major Council employment sites for development; thus realising a financial return for the authority and generating employment opportunities for the community. Our proud track record of achievement for innovative work has made a positive contribution to the lives of our residents - who always remain central to everything we do.

About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to be responsible for the dissemination of information regarding new technologies and developments in the digital sector to high growth businesses that are locating or considering locating at our new funded digital office park.

About You
You will have knowledge of academia led business support programmes and previous experience of delivering business consultancy to support small / medium sized business enterprises mainly in the digital sector to enable the development of new to business, new to market and existing products.

Application Process
To apply for this post you can either email your CV to or visit our website where you can upload your CV.

For further information please telephone Phil Owen (01257) 515295 or

The closing date for completed application forms is 3 April 2019.

Interviews are scheduled for to be confirmed

Equal Opportunities

We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect. We are committed to the elimination of unfair and unlawful discrimination and prejudice in all our policies, procedures and practices.

We are committed to ensuring that the principals of the various legislation, European Directives and equality standards are met. Our aim is to have a workforce that is reflective of the local community and this will allow the Council to respond to the diverse needs of the community more effectively and with sensitivity.

We seek to challenge any unlawful or unjustifiable discrimination and we aim to prevent exclusion on grounds such as age, disability, gender, sexuality, ethnicity, religion or any other unjustifiable reason. We will take appropriate action to resolve any issues raised where discrimination is alleged.

Please be aware if you are disabled or your last employer was the armed forces and you meet all the essential criteria of a post you will be guaranteed an interview.


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Equal Opportunities
Job Desc/Person Spec
People with Disabilities
Guidance Notes