Career Development Association of New Zealand


Learning Advisor (Careers and Employment), Lincoln University

Learning Advisor (Careers and Employment), Lincoln University

Permanent, part-time (0.4 FTE)

Lincoln University

Lincoln University is New Zealand’s specialist land-based university, with a mission to tackle global challenges: Feed the World, Protect the Future, and Live Well. The University is committed to teaching and research excellence, and prides itself on its unique student experience and research culture that empowers its students, staff and graduates to make a real difference. The University draws its students from throughout New Zealand and from over 60 countries and has a student roll of around 3,000 and approximately 600 staff.

The Division

The prime focus of Library, Teaching and Learning (LTL) is to develop and deliver a range of academic services which support excellence in the learning, teaching and research aspirations of the University. The Academic and Career Skills team delivers a wide range of student development services and plays an integral role in maintaining and enhancing academic quality and student learning development. The team includes a range of educational professionals specialising in written and oral academic communication, effective learning skills, mathematics and statistics, information literacy, and career development.

The Role

LTL is looking for a committed, enthusiastic person to join the Academic and Career Skills team. The Learning Advisor (Careers and Employment) provides specialist advice and skills to enhance the employability of Lincoln University students and graduates, and liaises with employers and industry regarding the recruitment of students and graduates.

We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • A tertiary qualification in career development or human resources and/or experience in the careers and employment field;
  • A solution driven attitude;
  • Proficiency in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite, social media and online databases; and
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to relate to a wide range of people.

 Application Process

Lincoln University has established a national and international reputation, both for the quality of its applied teaching and the contribution of its research, come and be part of shaping its future.

All applications must be made online and include a CV and cover letter which should address requirements as outlined in the position description.

For further information please contact Arneka de Vries, Human Resources on 03 421 5437.

International applicants: for further information about working in New Zealand please visit

Applications should be received before 9:00am on Thursday 15 February 2018.

Lincoln University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in education and employment and seeks to meet its obligations under Te Tiriti o Waitangi (the Treaty of Waitangi).