Career Adviser (HEO 7)

University of South Australia
December 05, 2022
Offerd Salary:$92,941
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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  • Based in Career Services in the Student Engagement Unit at the Mawson Lakes and City East campuses

  • Two positions available; one part-time (0.8FTE), continuing and one full-time, continuing
  • Commencement Salary: $92,941 (pro rata) per annum (plus 17% superannuation)
  • About the Role

    The Careers Adviser will work closely with academic staff, students and industry partners to provide career development and employability services and advice, that are in line with the University's strategic goals relating to the employment of its graduates. This position will work collaboratively with our academic staff to embed and deliver career development learning principles within program curriculum along with working closely with industry to ensure our advice and services meet the needs and future needs of employers. The role also provides career development support direct to students via one to one's and workshops.

    We have two amazing opportunities, one full time and one part time which could well suit an independent career practitioner seeking to supplement their own consulting work. These are rare opportunities to be part of an amazing team working on innovative career development initiatives in the higher education sector.

    About UniSA

    The University of South Australia is Australia's University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous, and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

    Essential Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position you will have demonstrated experience in providing career guidance services including career development learning/planning and job seeking strategies in addition to experience in developing resources and delivering career development advice to job seekers. You will have highly developed communication skills and the ability to develop credible working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to add value to the student experience that supports the achievement of their career goals upon graduation.

    We are seeking and individual who is highly computer literate and can demonstrate fluency in the development and delivery of material in an engaging digital environment. Experience working with, and/or demonstrated understanding of, employment related issues of people from different cultural backgrounds will be of value. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills that can be applied in a range of contexts and settings including as part of a team that deals flexibly and strategically with students and staff from diverse backgrounds.

    Tertiary qualifications in learning and development, HRM, education, career development/career transition or related field or equivalent experience, knowledge and skills will be highly regarded. Formal qualifications in Career Development are desirable.


    Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees
  • Option of corporate health insurance
  • Culture

    As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

    How to Apply

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

    Please address your cover letter to Jade Windsor, Senior Consultant: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 4682.

    Applications close: 9.00am Monday 5 December 2022

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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