Career Centre Co-ordinator (Sandton Campus) - N/A09152
Applications accepted until:
Number of Openings

Campus/Business Unit:

Varsity College Sandton

Direct Reporting Line:

Vice-Principal Student Services

Job Purpose:

The IIE's Varsity College has a vacancy for a CAREER CENTRE CO-ORDINATOR (CCC)

Duties and Responsibilities:

Career Centre Marketing

  • Ensures sufficient students have registered and accessed the website on a regular basis by marketing the Career Centre website to students and Alumni
  • Uploads job opportunities into the website
  • Sources blogs for the website for career purposes
  • Maintains contact with website members
  • Hosts career evenings / afternoon for final year students and alumni
  • Hosts part-time work expo for current students
  • Hosts a career fair for students and alumni
  • Hosts the career centre client appreciation breakfast for clients 


  • Establishes and maintains relations with all clients
  • Ensures and enables clear and open communication between the clients and the Career Centre
  • Ensures compliance to the corporate identity at all times
  • Attends and participates in networking forums resulting in the increased awareness of quality graduates
  • Identifies businesses to partner with Markets the brand and demonstrates the value of recruiting from the career centre

Student Recruitment

  • Receives requests from students or graduates from clients
  • Sends a job specification to clients to complete
  • Advertises the job on the campus in relation to the relevant target market
  • Uses different mediums to advertise jobs
  • Receives and screens student's CVs
  • Obtains letters of recommendation from Academic Operations Co-ordinators on suitable student candidates
  • Conducts one on one interviews with the potential students and sends CVs to clients
  • Preparation of Students for Work Readiness
  • Fills out a profile form to ascertain student's strengths and weaknesses and create self awareness
  • Guides and advises on CV preparation
  • Guides and advises on interview techniques
  • Provides general career support
  • Designs and presents a range of interactive workshops in relation to work readiness
  • Hosts work readiness workshops by inviting industry leaders to address students
  • Supports and collaborates with Heads of Schools and departments regarding events and workshops for ex. Law Careers Fair 


  • Extends similar support to alumni allowing them to take advantage of professional networks
  • Offers alumni the opportunity to reconnect with fellow students through networking functions and alumni reunions
  • Creates a platform for Alumni to give back to the brand and students either by providing graduate job opportunities, talks or providing mentorship to current students.
  • Remains in contact with existing Alumni and assist with building a database of new Alumni


  • Advanced computer literacy essential
  • Excellent administration, planning and time keeping skills
  • Customer service orientation, high levels of energy and self motivation
  • Highly effective communication and organisational skills
  • Shown ability to manage work and self proactively
  • Enjoy working, networking and building relationships with people.
  • Superior Presentation Skills
  • Must be confident and outgoing
  • Proven track record
  • Must be approachable


  • Relevant 3 year Diploma or Degree in Human Resources or a related field

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years Recruitment or Training and Development experience
  • Graduate Recruitment advantageous 

Working Conditions:

  • Drivers license and own reliable vehicle
  • Non EE/AA position