Specialist Senior Manager, Office of Career Development

Expiring today

05 May 2021
End of advertisement period
06 May 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Centre for Experiential Learning Job Description

  • Help students develop personal Learning Journey and ensure they meet with the Learning Objectives of the Work Attachment.
  • Ascertain that the Work Attachment workplace environment is safe and fostering.
  • Assess students’ performance, and mentor students during the Work Attachment.
  • Conduct students’ debrief and reinforce learnings of the Work Attachment.
  • Initiate and develop long term partnerships with companies in specialist domain areas to create, and increase, Work Attachment and employment opportunities for SUSS students.
  • Provide effective career guidance to students; career options, employment search strategies & communications and interview preparation.
  • Identify professionals in specialist domain areas to engage with students to increase their exposure to the work world.
  • Identify emerging trends in specialist domain areas and translate them into meaningful training and activities in elevating students’ knowledge and skills.
  • Design and conduct courses and workshops in specialist domain areas.
  • Develop and deploy profiling tools to help students better understand themselves and help refine their career direction.
  • Identify inter- and transdisciplinary opportunities and providing guidance and support to students in these undertakings.

Job Requirements

  • A good university degree, preferably with postgraduate degree and/or professional qualification in Early Childhood Education, MBA degree will be looked upon favourably.
  • Minimum of 10 years work experience in the area of Early Childhood Education, with at least 5 years in a supervisory capacity. Experience in coaching and certification in personality profiling tools will be an advantage.
  • Good understanding of global and local hiring/employment trends and methods.
  • Meticulous and able to work in a fast-paced environment, perform as a team that is highly diverse and traversing across functions, and manage multiple tasks, including administrative processes.
  • Passion for working with students and able to build rapport, motivate and inspire young people.