PhD students wanted for part-time role in the Careers Service

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CV Adviser
Ref C994C
Faculty/Services Professional Support Services
Department Careers Service
Job Type Administrative Support
Hours of Work Part time
 
Salary: £8.16 per hour (including holiday pay)
Closing Date: 20 May 201
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You will provide 1:1 CV and covering letter feedback to students and graduates of all degree disciplines and academic stages as part of a drop-in service, via e-mail and at Careers Service events.

You will undertake training with regard to best practice in CV writing and basic advice and guidance skills.  You will also be expected to develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the resources and services offered by the Careers Service and liaise effectively with colleagues across the Service.

Qualified to at least degree level (or equivalent), you will have experience of giving 1:1 advice in a workplace or voluntary setting. You must be enterprising and self-motivated, with excellent written English and oral communication skills.  The ability to deal sensitively with students and graduates is essential, as is the ability to motivate. You will be flexible with a proven record of reliability.

Applicants must be a Newcastle University postgraduate student throughout the academic year 2012/13.

Candidates should submit a CV and covering letter with their application.

These posts are fixed term from September 2012 until March 2013.  Each CV Adviser will work a minimum of 4 and maximum of 10 hours per week.

Selection exercises:  Week commencing 28 May 2012
Final interviews for those successful in the selection exercises: 13 and 15 June 2012

Potential applicants are welcome to contact Stephanie Barton, Careers Service Information Team Manager, to discuss the posts further (tel. 0191 222 8051).

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