Career Services Coordinator

at University of Melbourne

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 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 Career Services Coordinator will strategically develop, implement and evaluate career service delivery and specialist careers advising and expertise delivered by Student Success for current University of Melbourne students. The goal of this position is to provide students with a comprehensive 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.

The Coordinator will develop and implement both new and existing service commitments and programs, identify key metrics and recommend improvements to portfolio components and the overall offer. Leading the Service and Specialists, the Coordinator 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 post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent combination of education/training and extensive relevant experience in a field related to career development practice.
  • You are a proven team leader of a specialised team or service with excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills. You will have demonstrated experience in the design, implementation and management of projects, programs and/or service and bring to the role your focus on high performance and quality end results, in a career or employability development and/or higher education service or support context.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment


  • 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.

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