Career Development Officer: Career Services (HEO 4)

University of South Australia
January 31, 2023
Offerd Salary:$67,739 - $76,139
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Contract Type:fixed term contract
Working Time:Part time
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  • Based in Career Services within the Student Engagement Unit at City West campus

  • Part-time (0.4FTE), fixed term contract until March 2024
  • Salary range: $67,739 - $76,139 pro rata per annum (plus superannuation)
  • About the Role

    The Career Development Officer: Career Services will provide high level project, administrative and systems support to the Manager: Career Services, and the Career Services team to enhance the employability and career development prospects of UniSA students.

    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.

    About the Student Engagement Unit

    The Student Engagement Unit (SEU) is responsible for the strategic development and delivery of student facing services that will enhance the on- campus and off-campus student experience for all students. The SEU also takes strategic steps to inform the quality of the student experience of learning and teaching, support services, the learning environment, and student facilities.

    SEU services include Orientation, UniSA Sport, Career Services, Student Life, Student Wellbeing, Student Counselling, International Student Support, Learning Advice, Wirringka Student Services, and Access & Inclusion Services.

    Core Responsibilities

  • Provide high level project and administrative support for a range of career development learning projects and initiatives
  • Establish and maintain office systems and processes for the Career Service to deliver quality services to staff, students and employers
  • Ensure detailed and accurate records are maintained for all career development learning projects and initiatives
  • Support the delivery of the annual UniSA Careers Expo and other relevant on/off campus Careers events
  • Conduct evaluations, collate data and undertake basic analysis to support continuous improvement of the Career Service
  • Monitor and administer Career Services' online platforms, resources and presence
  • Essential Skills and Experience

  • Diploma level qualification in administration or a related field plus relevant work-related experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Highly organised with the ability to achieve deadlines and carry out tasks through to completion
  • Demonstrated written skills including the ability to contribute to the development of communication, promotional and information-based marketing materials
  • Demonstrated ability to generate data reporting, including data mining and validation, collation, manipulation, interpretation and analysis
  • Benefits

    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
  • 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 Sara O'Donovan, 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 [email protected] using job reference number 4771.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Tuesday 31 January 2023

    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. #LI-DNI

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