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If you're a bright, energetic, out-of-the-box thinker seeking a distinctive environment in which to flourish then the University of Canberra wants to hear from you.

Become part of something distinctive.

Work Integrated Learning & Employability Advisor

Apply now Job no: 495768
Work type: Professional
Location: Bruce
Categories: Student Support

  • Work in a forward thinking, flexible team focussed on student employability
  • UC Level 6 $81,116 pa - $87,319 pa + 17% super
  • Full time, ongoing opportunity
The University of Canberra is a dynamic university with great ambition. The university partners with government, business and industry locally and internationally to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of best practice in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity ensures that it exists to serve Australia’s capital community and its surrounding region with a strong impact on the nation. The universities continued success in research and education has resulted in UC becoming the Australia’s fastest rising university and one of the fastest rising in the world. (QS, 2021)

Careers UC is a friendly and diverse team who provides support and leadership for Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities, careers support and education, and client services to internal and external stakeholders.

Reporting to the Team Leader WIL, you will be working to build relationships with both industry partners and academics to deliver high quality internships and placements and strengthen UC’s position as a preferred supplier of graduates locally, nationally and internationally.

We are currently seeking a new team member to join this dynamic team as a Work Integrated Learning & Employability Advisor. In this student-centred role, you will be assisting students in undertaking professional placements and internships that are an important part of the UC degree and a distinctive element of the UC student experience.

To be successful in this role, you will be a personable and organised individual, with a commitment to providing a high level of student service with a specific speciality in industry engagement. You will also show a high level of initiative, time management skills and have a high attention to detail. You will need to be able to work well in a team and have the ability to deal with complex data and administrative processes.

An understanding of the University functions and process is desirable but not essential.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description. That’s right, we are only asking for your CV at this stage, no other documentation will be considered at application stage.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Gabrielle Shield, Graduate Recruitment & Engagement Officer at

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the Talent Acquisition team on 02 6206 3867 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 16th May

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