Disability Liaison Officer

Port Macquarie, Australia
Sunday, 19 January 2020
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 2 February 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Engage with students with a disability to enable them to fully participate in their studies
  • Work with a friendly, motivated and experienced team
  • Excellent support and training in the role

The Role

  • Fixed Term (up to December 2020), Full Time
  • $77,653 to $84,033 pa (plus 9% superannuation)
  • Port Macquarie

You will be responsible for the implementation and evaluation of a range of services to enhance the experience for students with a disability.

To be successful you will have:

  • An understanding of Disability Legislation and Education Standards as it applies to student needs.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and independently prioritise work to manage a caseload of students.
  • Strong negotiation skills in order to achieve high-quality outcomes.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) has oversight for leading and driving a student-centred culture across the CSU student lifecycle, from awareness through to graduation and alumni. The Portfolio supports the University's objectives to provide sector-leading student recruitment and engagement practices, to ensure our students feel well supported on their learning journey whilst developing a lifelong connection to the CSU community.

The Portfolio includes the Divisions of Student Administration, Student Services, Marketing and Communication and the Office of Advancement.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) is a member of the Vice-Chancellor's Leadership Team. As such, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) also assists the Vice-Chancellor generally in providing positive leadership and management for the University.

The Division of Student Services offers a wide range of services to new and ongoing CSU students, whether they are on campus or online. The division incorporates the following units; Indigenous Success, Participation and Pathways, Student Communications, Student Safety and Wellbeing, Study Skills and UniLife

The Division has over 250 FTE staff and an annual operating budget of AUD$36 million.

The Division contributes to the student-centred approach, student retention strategies and student satisfaction within the University by working collaboratively with Faculties and Divisions to enhance the students University experience.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Samantha Tiernan | Manager, Disability Service | stiernan@csu.edu.au | Ph: 02 6051 9367

Closing Date: 11 pm, Sunday 2 February 2020