Careers Consultant

Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
$85,189 - $92,216 p.a.
20 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Mar 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

Melbourne Law School

Salary: $85,189 - $92,216 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

About Melbourne Law School

Melbourne Law School (MLS) is Australia's first all-graduate law faculty. Melbourne Law School was the first faculty in Australia to teach law, and awarded this country's first law degrees. MLS is ranked the Number 1 Law School in Australia and sits within the top 10 law schools in the world.

About the role

The Careers Consultant (Industry Engagement) is part of the Graduate Services and Careers team at Melbourne Law School. This role provides a dedicated careers and engagement service to Melbourne Law School to deliver a suite of programs that connect employers to students and provides industry-facing services and collaboration with professional partners. Success in this role requires the development and management of a wide network of industry relationships to create an up-to-date connection with the current labour market. This connection will ensure stakeholders remain informed on evolving market trends, with the ultimate goal of increasing graduate employment and professional engagement opportunities. You will also support the Careers Consultant (Student Development) in implementing a suite of student development programs to prepare students for the workforce. Experience in graduate recruitment or developing a large network of stakeholders to meet organisation goals will be high regarded. In addition, applicants with legal knowledge or experience are encouraged to apply.

About you

In this role, you will have a high level of ability to build relationships with external stakeholders and design programs to ensure engagement with a variety of Melbourne Law School initiatives. You will have a suite of generalist skills that contribute to the success of this role including excellent networking skills, strong planning, organisational and administrative ability, and excellent written communication. You will be confident in providing expert advice to both students and industry partners on employability and careers outcomes. Experience in graduate recruitment will be highly regarded, as will experience of the legal or tertiary education sectors.

Indigenous Australians seeking support to apply for a vacancy are encouraged to contact the University by emailing their contact details and position number to

Close date:  30 Mar 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria*

Download File Careers Consultant Industry Engagement.pdf

*For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to

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