Career Consultant

Swinburne University of Technology
February 26, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:fixed term ole until
Working Time:Part time
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  • Exciting role within our Employabilty Unit at Swinburne University
  • Part time (0.4) fixed term role until December 2023
  • HEW 7 role + 17% superannuation, primarily based in Hawthorn (Multi-site locations required)
  • About the Job The Swinburne Employability Unit is the university's hub for work integrated learning, career development and student-industry connections. We work across the university to foster employability through capacity building and partnerships with staff and industry, as well as offering student-facing course-based and co-curricular programs. Our employability programs support students with employability and career development learning throughout their time at Swinburne and beyond. They are offered on a co-curricular basis and can also be integrated into courses and units.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic professional to take on the Career Consultant opportunity. This position is responsible for the development, coordination and delivery of career development services across the university, including at Croydon and Wantirna campuses. This position is responsible for the delivery of face-to-face and digital career services targeting the career readiness of students. It is responsible for providing up-to-date career development and employability support through partnerships with Schools and other business units in the University.

    About you It is essential that you are able to bring the the following to the team:

  • Implement a careers services delivery model university wide to build a culture of quality career development practices.
  • Develop procedures for frontline, self-help and individual case-managed services, and service delivery to meet the growth of online students and to meet client career readiness.
  • Plan and coordinate career interventions to meet the career development needs of diverse client groups, university wide.
  • In consultation with the Team Leader, Career Services identify barriers to career development, plan and implement appropriate strategies to improve student learning and refer as appropriate.
  • Manage relationships effectively and productively across the spectrum of careers services stakeholders.
  • A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

    Qualifications Completion of a post graduate qualification in Careers and relevant experience

    About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice
  • The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to Swinburne's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected]

    Applications Close: Sunday the 12th of February at 5pm

    If you require more information on this role, please contact: Rob Vague via [email protected]

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements, please contact [email protected]

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan


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