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Job no: 0049154

Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Chief Operating Officer (COO) Portfolio

Department/School: Student and Scholarly Services

Salary: $91,913 - $99,495 (UOM 7)

Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Full time - 17% super

About Student and Scholarly Services

Student and Scholarly Services provides student administration and services from recruitment and point of enquiry to graduation. This team also delivers wellbeing and scholarly services to students and staff. The Careers and Employability (C&E) team service and support students to build, transfer and translate university learning, skills and other experiences into employability learning and work-related and opportunities.

About the role

The Specialist(s) will develop and implement both new and existing content and programs, working within the C&E services portfolio in the provision of specialised careers and employability knowledge and advice.  The goal of this position is to provide students with a targeted service that is accessible and applicable to their needs, that connects them with their peers, alumni and industry and contributes positively to their work readiness and preparation for success as graduates. Working with key stakeholders, particularly faculty enrichment and experiential learning colleagues, will be a focus.

Collaboratively, the Specialist will be involved in the career and employability resource/asset development and will work cross-functionally with the Industry Engagement and Employability Learning Design teams on integrated program and service delivery.

About you

  • You will have a degree in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent combination of education/training and relevant experience in a field related to career development practice.
  • Demonstrated experience in student training and workshop facilitation, with the ability to engage an audience across multiple modes of delivery.
  • Demonstrated success working effectively and collaboratively on career development and employability strategies/initiatives in an online and/or face-to-face learning and teaching environment.
  • Demonstrated high-level ability to analyse and translate data to inform service provision and improvement.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment

To ensure the University provides a safe environment for children, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.


-  Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

-  Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

-  The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

-  A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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The University is a vibrant campus. We have well-established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

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


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