Law Careers Advisor - part time

UNSW


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

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

About UNSW Law

Ranked 14th in the world, UNSW Law is Australia’s leader in progressive and rigorous legal education and research. Inspired by principles of justice, UNSW Law through its teaching, research and community outreach, promotes a holistic understanding of law and its role in society.

UNSW Law includes more than 100 academics, many of whom are leaders in their areas of research interest. Our research is organised around a range of centres and disciplinary clusters.

About the role

  • $85,326 - $91,023 (pro-rata) plus 9.5% superannuation and leave loading
  • Fixed-term contract until mid-June 2020 (Potential to extend beyond this date)
  • Part-time: 21 hours per week

The Law Careers Advisor is responsible for providing assistance and support to the Law Careers Manager, in achieving placement success and the provision of best practice career services for Law students, to ensure that UNSW Law is the preferred choice for employers seeking those with law qualifications. This role provides advice to students and collaborates with the Manager to provide seminars and deliver initiatives to assist students gain career skills and employment. This position will also play a key role in developing and managing relationships with industry and alumni on behalf of the Law School.

The role of Legal Industry Advisor reports to the Law Careers Manager and has no direct reports.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  • Implementing and planning skills-based workshops and presentations that enhance student market readiness for employment.
  • Undertaking research, identifying and inviting speakers for events. Liaising closely with the Law faculty to encourage involvement in major workshops and presentations.
  • Conducting group and one-on-one sessions with students to develop their CV’s, online profiles, networking, interview skills and career skills.
  • Identifying new and emerging career opportunities for UNSW Law students.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders including industry clients and Alumni’s to ensure increased alumni involvement in careers events, workshops and presentations.

Specific requirements include:

  • Degree in a relevant discipline with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through a combination of education, training and/or experience.
  • Proven experience in providing support or mentoring.
  • Demonstrated success in the coordination, preparation and delivery of workshops and presentations.
  • Proven adaptability to work in an evolving and changing role and capacity to work flexible hours where required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of audiences.
  • Previous experience working in a legal environment would be advantageous (administration; recruitment; practicing).

Please address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Download File Position Description - Law Careers Advisor.pdf

Contact:

Hayley Randall

Talent Acquisition Consultant

T: 02 9385 0962

Applications close: 11:30pm, Thursday 24th October

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.

UNSW


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

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

About UNSW Law

Ranked 14th in the world, UNSW Law is Australia’s leader in progressive and rigorous legal education and research. Inspired by principles of justice, UNSW Law through its teaching, research and community outreach, promotes a holistic understanding of law and its role in society.

UNSW Law includes more than 100 academics, many of whom are leaders in their areas of research interest. Our research is organised around a range of centres and disciplinary clusters.

About the role

  • $85,326 - $91,023 (pro-rata) plus 9.5% superannuation and leave loading
  • Fixed-term contract until mid-June 2020 (Potential to extend beyond this date)
  • Part-time: 21 hours per week

The Law Careers Advisor is responsible for providing assistance and support to the Law Careers Manager, in achieving placement success and the provision of best practice career services for Law students, to ensure that UNSW Law is the preferred choice for employers seeking those with law qualifications. This role provides advice to students and collaborates with the Manager to provide seminars and deliver initiatives to assist students gain career skills and employment. This position will also play a key role in developing and managing relationships with industry and alumni on behalf of the Law School.

The role of Legal Industry Advisor reports to the Law Careers Manager and has no direct reports.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  • Implementing and planning skills-based workshops and presentations that enhance student market readiness for employment.
  • Undertaking research, identifying and inviting speakers for events. Liaising closely with the Law faculty to encourage involvement in major workshops and presentations.
  • Conducting group and one-on-one sessions with students to develop their CV’s, online profiles, networking, interview skills and career skills.
  • Identifying new and emerging career opportunities for UNSW Law students.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders including industry clients and Alumni’s to ensure increased alumni involvement in careers events, workshops and presentations.

Specific requirements include:

  • Degree in a relevant discipline with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through a combination of education, training and/or experience.
  • Proven experience in providing support or mentoring.
  • Demonstrated success in the coordination, preparation and delivery of workshops and presentations.
  • Proven adaptability to work in an evolving and changing role and capacity to work flexible hours where required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with a wide range of audiences.
  • Previous experience working in a legal environment would be advantageous (administration; recruitment; practicing).

Please address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Download File Position Description - Law Careers Advisor.pdf

Contact:

Hayley Randall

Talent Acquisition Consultant

T: 02 9385 0962

Applications close: 11:30pm, Thursday 24th October

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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