Careers Specialist

University of Melbourne
January 29, 2023
Offerd Salary:$98,402 – $106,519
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Contract Type:Fixed term for 12 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Careers Specialist

Job no: 0049155 Location: Parkville/WFH Role type: Full time; Fixed term for 12 months Department: Student and Scholarly Services Salary: UOM 7 – $98,402 – $106,519 p.a. plus 17% super (pro rata for part-time)

  • Join a high performing and collaborative team – have the independence to bring your knowledge to the table
  • Dynamic and exciting role where you can create new and innovate solutions
  • Use your expertise in career and employability to maximise student engagement
  • The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

    About Student and Scholarly Services Student and Scholarly Services provides student administration and services from recruitment and point of enquiry to graduation. This team also delivers wellbeing and scholarly services to students and staff.

    The Careers and Employability team and service support students to build, transfer and translate university learning, skills and other experiences into employability learning and work-related and opportunities.

    About the Role As a Careers Specialist, you will develop and implement both new and existing content and programs, working within the C&E services portfolio in the provision of specialised careers and employability knowledge and advice.

    You will provide students with a targeted service that is accessible and applicable to their needs, that connects them with their peers, alumni and industry and contributes positively to their work readiness and preparation for success as graduates.

    Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the delivery of specialist advice to internal and other teams on careers and employability learning and development
  • Provide career and employability skills development learning support using a variety of media
  • Work in partnership with the C&E learning design team and academic division staff to design, develop, implement, and evaluate career and employability development learning support
  • Develop and deliver into the programs and service offered by C&E, and broader Student Success portfolio, where required
  • About You You will have excellent communication and presentation skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with all levels of internal and external stakeholders.

    You will have high level analytical skills with the ability to translate data to inform service provision and improvement.

    You will also respond well to change and have a dynamic way of working, allowing you to manage multiple complex tasks and projects.

    You will also have:

  • A degree in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent combination of education/training and relevant experience in a field related to career development practice
  • Demonstrated experience in student training and workshop facilitation, with the ability to engage the audience across multiple modes of delivery
  • Demonstrated success working effectively and collaboratively on the design, implementation and evaluation of innovative career development and employability initiatives
  • To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

    Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

    About the University The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

    Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
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    Be Yourself We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected]


    Advertised: 16 Jan 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 29 Jan 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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