Careers Adviser

Location
Mawson Lakes, Australia
Posted
11 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2017
Ref
ALS_0758_P_E
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the job

The Careers Adviser will work closely with School and Division staff, students and industry partners to provide career and employability services that are in line with the University’s strategic goals relating to the employment of its graduates. This position will work closely with our Academic staff to embed career development principles within program curriculum along with working closely with industry to develop employability resources that meet the needs of employers and students.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position you will have demonstrated experience in providing career guidance services including career development planning and job seeking strategies in addition to experience in developing resources and delivering career development advice to a wide range of job seekers. You will have highly developed communication skills and the ability to develop credible working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders to add value to the student experience.

The completion of a Graduate Certificate to meet the needs of the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners would be highly regarded. As STEM is primarily taught in our programs at our Mawson Lakes campus, experience in this area would be of value.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of up to 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Julie Bennett, Recruitment Consultant on (08) 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9:00 am Monday 30 October 2017

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent condition of appointment that the successful candidate obtains and maintains (at their own expense) a South Australian Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children. Further information regarding a DCSI Child-Related Employment screening assessment can be found via the DCSI website.

Important Information:

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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