Careers Officer

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Jul 2022

Job no:510152
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Student Services and Learning support, HEO4

(HE04) $64,961 to $71,203 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply.

Full-time continuing position available immediately.

Exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant team providing careers and employability support to students.

Join the University of Adelaide’s award-winning Career Services and contribute to the success of our students. The Careers Officer is the first point of contact for enquiries into Career Services from a wide range of customers. As the primary focus, this role provides a high level of customer service through career related information to students and industry on a daily basis.

Career Services assists students to develop the necessary skills and capabilities they need to manage their careers after graduation and throughout their working life.  Our services equip students to articulate their professional skills, values and graduate attributes while empowering them to compete globally in the labour market.

Working under general direction, the Careers Officer requires a strong customer service focus, excellent communication skills, the ability to foster effective networks within the university, and an interest in creating resources to aid student enquiries.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in a fast-paced customer service environment.
  • High level written and verbal English communication skills and the ability to communicate across various platforms (online, email, in person and through written media).
  • High level administrative skills including record keeping, case notes and preparing reports.
  • Demonstrated experience in using technology and digital tools.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and maintain effective liaison with multiple departments, external providers and other relevant stakeholders, and the ability to work independently when required.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities. 

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Your division's broader role

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 3 July 2022.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Amanda Mudge
Manager, Industry Engagement and Careers Education
P: +61 (8) 8313 9262

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Opportunity employer, Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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