Career Development Association of New Zealand


Careers Consultant, Victoria University of Wellington. Closes 18 Feb

Careers Consultant, Victoria University of Wellington. Closes 18 Feb

Careers Consultant, Careers and Employment

Victoria Careers and Employment connects students with employers and the community, develops their employability and helps them to launch their careers with confidence. Our work is pan-University and seeks to enhance the links between the University and organisations both within and outside of New Zealand.

The role of Careers Consultant is to provide professional career counselling, guidance, resources and workshops to meet the career development needs of students and graduates. This role will also have specific responsibility to work in partnership with faculties to develop career and employability workshops and resources to support academic programmes and internships. As part of a committed team, you will work closely with the Employer Relations and Employability staff and with other Careers Consultants. In addition, developing and maintaining excellent working relationships with staff in Student Academic Services, central services, faculties and schools is key to meeting students’ needs. You will work closely with students, student associations, career sector professionals and other tertiary institutions as required to perform effectively in the position.

You be experienced in working with diverse groups as well as developing and delivering workshops and online resources. You will have a degree and a career-specific qualification or extensive experience in the career sector, ideally within higher education. You will have good understanding of current and emerging graduate and postgraduate labour markets and employer needs nationally and internationally as well as knowledge of recruitment practices. A proactive, creative approach and excellent communication skills are key capabilities for the role.

For a detailed role description and to apply online go to Victoria’s Current Vacancies webpage: Reference 2629

Further information can be obtained by contacting Jane Fletcher:

Applications close: 18 February 2019