UOWD8384 - Career Advisor

Business Unit: Administration
Job Family: ..
Department: Student Services
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Dubai
About UOWD:

The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the region’s oldest, most prestigious and forward-thinking tertiary institutions. Our curriculum and teaching practices reflect those of UOW Australia, which constantly ranks among the top 2% of universities worldwide, and are nationally and internationally recognized. Our continuous efforts in providing an education of world-class standards, are evident in our longstanding ranking in graduate employability and also the reason why our graduates are highly sought after by employers.

UOWD is truly a dynamic and diverse institution that offers a broad spectrum of programs in Business, Engineering, Information Sciences as well as Arts, Media and Humanities, aiming to develop graduates who are ethical, agile, technologically literate and ready for multicultural workplaces. Our programs are relevant and industry related with a strong focus on encouraging creative and critical thinking, problem-solving and the development of unique leadership skill sets.

About the Position:

UOWD is seeking applications from candidates to fill two positions of Career Advisors to commence preferably in February 2022.

The position exists within the Student Services Department, to provide advice, information and guidance on career preparation, development and choices to undergraduate and postgraduate students of the University through workshops, one on one consultations and drop in sessions.

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Essential Criteria:
  • A relevant tertiary qualification is required, preferably at post graduate level
  • Experience in recruitment, training and/or HR industries
  • Public speaking and presentation skills using a range of media
  • Strong spoken and written English language skills
  • A strong commitment to improving existing career services and developing new career services
  • Ability to work on own initiative and have the drive to excel
  • Show an ongoing, original/flexible approach to work tasks and environment
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Administration experience and familiarity with word processing and database software
  • Culturally sensitive and non-judgmental
  • Be an integral part of the total team
  • Flexibility in scheduling as work timings for this position vary and may include weekends, evenings and public holidays
Desirable Criteria:
  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality at all times
  • Has integrity and operates with transparency
  • Resilient and adaptable to change
  • Have patience and persistence


The successful candidates will receive a remuneration package which includes an attractive tax free salary ranging from AED 120,000 - AED 144,000 per annum, five weeks of paid leave per year, annual air ticket, private medical insurance for self and eligible dependents, life & disability policy, professional development assistance, education allowance for up to 3 eligible children, professional development and fee waiver for self and dependents looking to pursue higher studies.

UOWD is an equal opportunity employer that attracts, develops, motivates, empowers, and retains a diverse workforce.

Interested applicants must apply before the closing date by visiting our employment website at http://employment.uowdubai.ac.ae. A review of applications will begin after the closing date and will continue until the position(s) are filled.

Closing Date: 16th January 2022

Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / CV