Student Safety Support and Wellbeing Coordinator

New South Wales, Australia
31 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About the role

The Student Safety Support and Wellbeing Coordinator coordinates a broad range of activities and projects designed to improve and enhance the student experience at Southern Cross University as it relates to wellbeing and safety.

Working collaboratively with other student support services, the successful applicant will undertake projects and implement initiatives that will maximise support services to students, and provide events, services and resources to promote wellbeing.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have a demonstrated understanding of the safety support and wellbeing issues impacting domestic and international students, and experience in providing student support services.

You will be committed to enriching the student experience and bring enthusiasm and innovative ideas to the role. You will have proven skills in stakeholder engagement, undertaking projects and change processes, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Your experience will demonstrate strong working knowledge and practical application of current workplace health and safety legislation.  

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2018), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states. They are in locations of extraordinary natural beauty and creativity: Coffs Harbour in the Mid North Coast and Lismore in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, while our fastest-growing campus is located at the Gold Coast Airport in southern Queensland.

Our growing world-class status is reinforced by our outstanding research reputation. The Excellence in Research for Australia report has ranked Southern Cross as ‘at world standard or above’ across 24 diverse research fields of global and national significance.

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Students) portfolio incorporates the Student Success Unit, Equity and Diversity Office, Centre for Teaching and Learning and School of Education. Across the portfolio we strive for retention and support of students in ways that facilitate the realisation of their educational and professional goals, and excellence in quality teaching and learning.

Contact for further information

Name:          Deputy Vice Chancellor (Students), Professor Nan Bahr

Phone:         07 5589 3187


Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website. The Vacancy ID is 19011.

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