Career Development Association of New Zealand



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).

Occupational Assessment Consultant, Contract Position, Auckland

Focus on Jobs is a leading provider of vocational rehabilitation services to ACC in the greater Auckland area. We have an opportunity to work as an Occupational Assessor on a contract basis. The work will initially be part time. It could stay as part-time contracting, or develop into more full time work over time.

Job infomation is here and below:

What will you be doing?
The position involves delivering Occupational Assessment and CV services to ACC clients. This includes:
- Interviewing clients, gathering information, identifying work options and report writing/ dictaphoning.
- CV preparation

Over time there may also be the opportunity to deliver other services we offer, such as the Back to Work and Job Search Services, depending on your interests and strengths.

What it takes to be an Occupational Assessor:
- Above average writing skills
- Interviewing skills to elicit the information required
- A professional manner
- Knowledge of and interest in the world of work
- The ability to write clear and succinct CVs

We support you so that you can get the job done, and we offer:
- Full training
- Excellent systems and processes
- Flexibility to manage your own day and week
- Ongoing training and support

You need to be qualified and be a full member of an organisation:
To meet ACC requirements you will need to have a relevant qualification and experience, be a member of a professional organisation (such as CDANZ) and have experience working with ACC clients, or with clients in a similar capacity.

It would be great to hear from you
If this sounds like you, please contact me:
Paul Fennessy
09 373 3283

Vacancy Manager Careers and Employment, Victoria University of Wellington. Closes 24 Jan

Kia ora koutou katoa. 

Victoria University of Wellington is recruiting for a Manager Careers and Employment. This is a key leadership role in the Student Academic Services team that makes a significant contribution to enhancing the employability outcomes of our students. 

Further information is available in the advertisement and role description which are also on the Victoria University website here. The closing date for applications is 24 January 2018. 

Please pass this information on to your networks.

Fundamentals of Professional Coaching - 3 March 2018, Auckland

Do you enjoy empowering people to be their best professionally and personally?

Coaching is an art and science that transforms people’s lives.

The New Zealand Institute of Coaching offers a unique ICF Approved coach training programme. The next Fundamentals of Professional Coaching programme begins on 3rd March. 

Trainees who complete the course are eligible to apply for credentialing from the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Visit our website New Zealand Institute of Coaching

Contact Anna on 027 279 8724 or email for more information.

MYOB Research/Reports shared at 2017 CDANZ Symposium

MYOB State of Aotearoa’s Start-ups report explores whether enough is being done to establish New Zealand as a hub for start-up development.
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MYOB Radar report explores and discusses the various threats and opportunities for accountants and bookkeepers for the next 10 years – and beyond.

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