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Work Integrated Learning (Placement) Facilitator

  • 8 FTE or 4 day working week
  • Fixed Term until December 2021
  • Student Placement focus

ABOUT US

International College of Manly, Sydney (ICMS) and its associated ICMS provider brands (International Sport College Australia, Aspire Institute and Aspire English) are located in Manly, Sydney CBD and Narrabeen.  Our head office is located at our main campus in Manly and, with sweeping views over Manly Beach, offers a spectacular working location that would be hard to beat anywhere in the world.

Our mission is to provide students with an exceptional education and the much-valued skills set to gain a competitive edge and exceed industry expectations in today’s job market. That is why so many of our lecturers have extensive industry experience, and why industry training and a leadership program are integrated into our courses. By choosing to study at one of our institutions, students gain the practical, academic and professional experience they need to be career-ready by the day they graduate.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) at ICMS is central to our purpose of educating students for personal success in their professional life. The WIL Office is responsible for the preparation, placement, monitoring and assessment of students undertaking WIL subjects which include an industry placement.

The WIL (Placement) Facilitator will support the goals of the WIL Office by embracing excellence in the area of student placement. This will include building and managing a portfolio of industry relationships and providing on-going support to placement providers. It is anticipated this position will primarily focus upon placements for the Undergraduate (Hospitality and Tourism) student cohort.

The position will involve student engagement to enhance student readiness for placement, best align students with their placement provider and to monitor and mentor students during their WIL placement.

The position encompasses the administrative and quality assurance processes required to ensure mutually beneficial placements for students, placement providers and ICMS.

ABOUT THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT

You will have demonstrated business development skills and ability to build, maintain and develop strong external and internal relationships. You will have an understanding of recruitment and placement processes, with an interest in supporting students to develop and enhance their employability skills. You will also demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to accomplish key deliverables by balancing competing priorities.

Other Essential Criteria include:

  • Degree qualified in a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Demonstrated cross cultural skills and an understanding of the different approaches required
  • Ability to plan, organise and achieve work targets, sometimes in demanding circumstances and work harmoniously and constructively with colleagues
  • Attention to detail and an ability to focus on continuous improvement

Desirable Criteria include:

  • Previous related experience and industry contacts
  • An understanding of the Australian HE and VET sectors

APPLY

Should you be keen to apply for this role, please submit an application in the form of a cover letter and CV addressing the above criteria to [email protected].

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 2nd December 2020 at 5pm AEST.