Graduate Employment Consultant

Job no: 514110
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Student Services and Learning support, Education, HEO7

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(HEO7) $95,017 - $106,270 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Full time, fixed term contract until December 2025.

Join the University of Adelaide as a Graduate Employment Consultant!

If you're passionate about supporting students to secure graduate employment and thrive in a vibrant, supportive environment, this is your chance to make a meaningful impact.

The Graduate Employment Consultant will develop and deliver targeted interventions to identify and support recent graduates seeking employment outcomes, contributing to the strategic goals of the University.  This includes analysing University and QILT Survey data, identifying graduates and supporting them to develop career management skills and source, compete for and secure graduate employment outcomes.

This position is part of the Student Experience branch, responsible for providing services that deliver an excellent student experience. This includes administrative and support services to students as well as service to, and partnership with, academic staff in the development of a high-quality, engaging and relevant learning environment.

To be successful you will need:

  • Experience in the provision of coaching or experience in the selection and recruitment of candidates. 
  • Proven experience in utilising a case management approach to support individuals in competing for employment. 
  • Knowledge of early career labour market landscape and current processes in graduate recruitment.
  • Experience in effectively managing projects including competing deadlines, prioritisation of activities and formal reporting including data visualisation.
  • Proven ability to engage with a range of graduates including those with additional barriers to employment. 
  • Demonstrated ability to promote the organisational values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery, and a commitment to positively comply with the associated behaviour expectations. 

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, 23 June 2024.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position; contact:

Fiona Brammy
Manager, Career Services
P: +61 (8) 8313 5123

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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