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Career Development Program Officer - Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM)

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Work type: Continuing / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Administration

Career Development Program Officer

AGSM Career Development Centre (CDC)

UNSW Business School

  • One of the Asia-Pacific’s leading research-intensive Universities
  • Strong regional and global engagement
  • Cutting edge facilities and equipment

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Business School is a leader in business education and research in the Asian region and one of the largest Business Schools in Australia with more than 15,000 students, 500 academic and professional staff and more than 80,000 alumni and partners. The Business School offers a full suite of business degree programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, coursework and research levels, including the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) MBA programs and a range of Executive Programs. Its direction is guided by a business advisory council of leading CEOs, chairpersons and other business leaders.

The AGSM Career Development Centre (CDC) exists to deliver global best practice career transition services to students enrolled across the full-time MBA, MBA Executive and MBAX (online) programs to optimise their post-MBA career success.

About the role

  • Level 6 $83K-$89K plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Continuing role
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

This position works closely with the Career Relationship Manager and Career Development Manager providing high level support to ensure the creation and delivery of quality, engaging workshops and events while maintaining strong relationships with industry and ensuring appropriate involvement in careers activities. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Support the team in design and delivery of high quality workshops, both face to face and online
  • Assist the team in planning and delivery of events, including employer presentations, speaker panels, networking events and other special events involving students, alumni and industry representatives
  • In collaboration with the Career Relationship Manager to source relevant MBA internships and full-time opportunities, and maintain AGSM’s relationships with industry
  • Proactively contribute to student clubs and societies, offer advice and information relating to their specific sector and help facilitate networking activities
  • Manage online communities and oversee communications to students to increase engagement with and participation in career services and related events and activities
  • Compile data and produce reports on team activities, student engagement and outcomes

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About the successful applicant

You possess exceptional customer service skills and will have demonstrated skills in coordinating and supporting career development and placement programs. You thrive in a busy environment and use your energy and enthusiasm to engage with stakeholders in a meaningful way to ensure tasks are completed in a timely fashion. Specific requirements include:

  • Tertiary qualification with subsequent relevant experience in a similar institutional setting or work environment
  • Demonstrated skills in coordinating and supporting career development and placement programs
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to communicate openly and regularly with a range of stakeholders/client groups, and to effectively facilitate workshops
  • Intermediate to advanced skills in word processing, PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office tools. Experience with social media and mass email platforms.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with a proven ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines and to work under pressure, with minimum supervision and on multiple tasks.

You should systematically address the selection criteria (found by clicking Apply Now) in your application. Please apply online – applications will not be accepted if sent to contact listed.

You may be required to undergo pre-employment checks prior to appointment to this role.


Ben Richards, Talent Acquisition Lead


Applications close: 11:55pm, Sunday 1st July 2018

Find out more about working at UNSW

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

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