Career Development Consultant

Location: Perth
Job Type: Contract/Temp
Contact: athryn Bridge
Email: email athryn
Reference: CURTIN92


Job No: CURTIN92
Location: Bentley, Perth

Fixed-term, full time till 31 December 2018 (possible extension)

From $87, 819 plus superannuation

Curtin University is ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide (ARWU 2017), and in the top 50 in the world for universities under the age of 50 (QS World University Rankings 2017). In recent years, the University has climbed significantly in global league tables and was named as a rising star, the most collaborative of the Australian universities, and the biggest Australian mover in the Nature Index results for 2016. Curtin is industry-facing, highly engaged with relevant partners, and a major global player, with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, and Dubai.

Your new role

The specialist team at Curtin Careers, Employment & Leadership provides services and support focusing on career planning and development for Curtin students. This is an exciting role to work as part of a team to provide a full range of services related to group career education programs; delivery of career development learning within curricula; consultancy services involving career development learning and/or graduate employment, individual career counselling and promotion of the area’s services. You are vital to the student experience and journey as they transition to graduate employment and/or further study.

Position Description 

You will bring to this role

  • Eligibility for registration as a Career Development Consultant with the National Association of Career Advisory Services or the Career Development Association of Australia or equivalent professional status that meets Career Industry Council Australia registration requirements, including the Professional Standards for Australian Career Development Practitioners.
  • Demonstrated ability in needs analysis and development of high quality resources and learning programs for adult learners as well as knowledge and skills in a range of service delivery models appropriate to this position.
  • Demonstrated high level effective oral and written communication competencies, including computer and data base literacy.
  • Proven ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals and establish effective relationships, and to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Proven experience in the provision of career counselling and the management of client records in an organisational setting, including the ability to administer, interpret and report on vocational assessment tools and to apply interventions relevant to the needs of a culturally diverse tertiary student population.
  • Demonstrated sound knowledge of current trends in employability skills, international and national industry labour market trends and developments in the delivery of career development programs and services and the research skills to maintain this knowledge.
  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills to create, deliver and review specific projects that enhance students’ career development learning and engage internal and external stakeholders

What we offer you

The salary ranges presented are those contained within the University's Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices.

What we need from you

You are encouraged to respond specifically to the selection criteria. Please refer to the position description for the selection criteria. 

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

Applications close: 5 pm, Friday 20th April 2018

For further information please contact: Kathryn Bridge, Manager Career & Leadership Development on 9266 9904 or 

Valuing diversity and affirmative action

Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.