CareerHub FAQ

WHAT DOES IT COST?

Registering and advertising on Career Hub at The University of Newcastle is free of charge.

Additional services such as targeted emails may incur a fee. Please contact our service for full details.

WHO CAN REGISTER?

Employer registrations are open to businesses, organisations and individuals looking to employ a student or graduate. Employers range from students looking for a tutor to multinational corporations.

HOW DO I REGISTER?

You can register for access to CareerHub by filling out the registration form found here. After you complete and submit this form, it will go to the Careers Service for approval. From here you will then be able to utilise the features of CareerHub.

HOW DO I ADVERTISE JOBS?

After you have registered as an employer or individual you can advertise a job by selecting ‘Add a New Job’ under the ‘Job’ title on the left hand side of the page. Fill out the information on the form and select ‘Save and Publish’. When writing the advertisement you should refer to our job ad guide for tips on writing an effective advertisement. Please carefully refer to the Terms and Conditions page for information about acceptable advertisements.

HOW IS CAREERHUB DIFFERENT TO OTHER JOB ADVERTISING PLATFORMS?

Online job sites like SEEK, CareerOne and MyCareer are open to all users from anywhere in the world. CareerHub allows employers and recruiters to advertise to students and graduates exclusively from The University of Newcastle. This reduces time-wasting applications and provides more targeted access to the students or graduates you are looking for. CareerHub can even distribute and categorise your vacancies into specific target disciplines.

WHAT WAGE/SALARY DO I OFFER?

By law, employers are required to pay employees a minimum wage in accordance with the specific award rate of the industry and we cannot advertise positions which offer less than the award. You can find the award rate for your industry here or by calling the Fair Work Info line on 13 13 94.

Tutors:

Tutors will set up a rate of pay usually dependent on the subject, location and the tutor’s qualifications. Hourly rates increase for more difficult/specialised subjects and based on the qualifications of the tutor.

For example: Undergraduates teaching secondary school Mathematics may charge $20 - $30 per hour while postgraduates teaching specialised university subjects often charge over $50 per hour for their services.

STUDENT ENGAGEMENT

In 2021 we are making some important changes to the way we communicate with students at the University of Newcastle.

WHAT ARE THE CHANGES?

This year we have suspended the Electronic Direct Mail/Targeted Email service. In its place, we have established an RSS feed from CareerHub to Blackboard, the digital learning platforms used by students and staff in degree programs. This is a very effective way to share all targeted job vacancies with current students. This service is FREE!

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR MY ORGANISATION WHEN I WANT TO ADVERTISE JOB VACANCIES?

Employers don’t have to make any changes to the way they have previously advertised jobs on CareerHub. Once we receive the vacancies, our team will carefully review each listing and identify which program areas align best to the roles. Targeted roles, seeking specific disciplines or qualifications will then be fed through to the relevant program’s Blackboard site. This means they are visible to students on two University of Newcastle platforms. This service is FREE!

WANT TO FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN INCREASE ENGAGEMENT WITH UON STUDENTS?

Employer presentation sessions are a great way to build brand awareness, share information about the opportunities and discuss what you are looking for when recruiting new talent. These sessions are offered to employers recruiting for internships/cadetships, vacation programs, graduate programs and graduate positions. This service is FREE!

Employer presentation sessions are available by negotiation and during semester periods only. To find out more email employerengagement@newcastle.edu.au

Organisations can also contribute to our Work Integrated Learning program by partnering with our University for work placements or projects. To find out more visit the Work Integrated Learning section of our website. 

CAN I EDIT MY JOB AFTER IT HAS BEEN POSTED?

You cannot directly edit the details of a published job advertisement. If you need the job to be edited, such as extending the closing date or changing details of the job you can submit a request for change. Please enquire your change request is specific i.e. 'extend this position for another two weeks'. From there the Careers Service are able to edit the job on your behalf.  

HOW MANY STUDENTS USE CAREERHUB?

Over 100,000 students and graduates have access to CareerHub and on average 3000 students log on each month.

HOW DO I EDIT MY EMPLOYER PROFILE?

After you have logged on to CareerHub you can edit your profile by selecting one of the options under the ‘Details’ title on the left-hand side of the screen. Make sure you save any changes you make.

HOW DO I FIND MY USERNAME AND PASSWORD?

The easiest way to find your company’s log in details is to contact the Careers Service employerengagement@newcastle.edu.au or +61 2 4921 5588