Careers and Employability Adviser

Location
Joondalup/Mount Lawley, Australia
Posted
Dec 06, 2021
End of advertisement period
Dec 19, 2021
Ref
261/2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

STUDENT LIFE
STUDENT TRANSITIONS AND EMPLOYABILITY
$90,220 - $101,090 PA (PRO-RATA 80%) (HEW 7)
ONGOING, PART-TIME 0.8 FTE x 2 AVAILABLE
JOONDALUP AND MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUS

NB. If you are short-listed, the interviews will take place early January 2022

Overview

The Student Transitions and Employability team has a pivotal role in coordinating and implementing initiatives that engage students in their studies and university life and preparing them for employment. This team has responsibility for planning and implementing evidence based and benchmarked activities including careers and employability preparation, and transition activities. Collaboration across all University student service points is a major requirement, as is the implementation of a seamless student experience strategy alongside excellent customer service standards.

The Role

The Career Advisers are responsible for providing comprehensive careers and employability advice to current students and recent graduates in a dynamic and engaging manner. They collaborate with ECU academic staff to embed career development learning in the curriculum, and deliver events to build career awareness, job search skills and employment readiness. We are seeking an optimistic and enthusiastic professional who can offer extensive knowledge of the labour market and industry trends. They would be a skilled team player who is committed to developing the career aspirations of ECU students and building their confidence.

Key Criteria

The successful applicant will have experience in:

  • Delivering specialist career and transition advice and support for students and staff in relation to student careers, employability and transitions;
  • Developing and delivering a range of diverse school-based events aimed at providing assistance and support to students in relation to career awareness, job search skills, and employment opportunities;
  • Developing a variety of high quality online and offline career development learning resources for use within the curriculum;
  • Establishing and building relationships with internal and external parties regarding employment opportunities for students; and
  • A relevant tertiary qualification and demonstrated experience in providing support for students to achieve academic and employment outcomes.

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

ECU is a smoke-free environment.

Benefits & Remuneration

These ongoing positions attract a salary of $90,220 - $101,090 pa pro rata plus 17% university superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit Our Benefits on the Employment Opportunities website.

Contact

Interested applicants are welcome to call Robyn Ekberg on (08) 6304 6690 for more information.

How to Apply

Please upload your resume with an expression of interest (maximum of 2 pages) addressing the key criteria listed above.

Closing Date:

Applications close on Sunday 19th December 2021 at 11.30pm (AWST).

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE THIS IS AN ONGOING POSITION, APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO ARE EITHER AUSTRALIAN OR NEW ZEALAND CITIZENS OR AUSTRALIAN PERMANENT RESIDENTS.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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