Employability Specialist


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St Lucia, QLD 

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Employability Specialist


Job no:501094
Area:Faculty of Business, Economics & Law
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 06 ($74,207.07 - $79,964.50)
Work type:Full Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia


Job No: Employability Specialist


We are currently looking for an astute professional to provide employability training and work experience outcomes.
* Excellent work life balance, team culture and environment
* Intrinsically rewarding role
* Dynamic role, no day is the same.
Recognised as one of the top three universities in Australia, the University of Queensland continues to integrate a commitment to research with demonstrated excellence in teaching and learning. The aim of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL) is to be a centre of excellence in business and law, providing quality education, leadership in research and employment outcomes for the benefit of our graduates and the wider community.
Striving to achieve the highest employment outcomes for BEL students, the Student Employability Team (SET) supports UQ aims to improve links with partners, alumni, businesses, third sector and community organisations to develop opportunities for student internships and graduate career employment, learning and engagement.


The Role
Working within UQ BEL Faculty's Student Employability Team (SET), your role will include building partnerships with key employers, supporting the development of student employability skills and helping them succeed in achieving their desired career outcomes.
It is both an autonomous and team based role where you will have the opportunity to design and implement employability best practices with the purpose of achieving the highest level of student, employer and internal stakeholder satisfaction. Some key responsibilities will include:
* Designing, delivering and managing scalable programs and initiatives to help students identify suitable career paths, develop their employability skills, gain work experiences, connect and learn from industry and become work ready.
* Business developing and networking with a vast range of prospective employers and internal stakeholders.
* Facilitating and managing individual student consultations and industry placements (e.g. work experiences, volunteering, pro-bono, internship and graduate employment opportunities).
* Supporting wider SET programs, services and goals (https://bel.uq.edu.au/set#programs)
The Person
This is a great opportunity for a confident, competent and credible Business, Economics or Finance professional seeking a career change or an experienced Graduate Talent Acquisition Specialist/HR professional/Recruiter/Career Development practitioner. This role would suit someone with strong networking, relationship building, training and coaching, time-management and interpersonal skills, in addition to a results focused attitude.
This is a full-time, fixed term appointment at HEW Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $74,207.07 - $79,964.50 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 9.5% (total package will be in the range $81,256.74 - $87,561.13 p.a.).
Position Description
3010660_PD-Employability Specialist HEW6 (Fixed term).pdf
To discuss this role please contact Rhea Jain on [email protected]
To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter and Resume.
For information on completing the application process click here.
Advertised: 29 Aug 2017
Applications close: 13 Sep 2017 (11:55 PM) E. Australia Standard Time
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