Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Student Engagement & Project Coordinator

Wollongong, Australia
03 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, Full-time Appointment (3 years)

Make a positive change in our community and with our students by working with a dynamic team who assists over 9,000 individuals a year to work towards their university aspirations and enhance their co-curricular engagement.

The University of Wollongong is committed to the importance of sustained engagement with schools and vocational education providers, as well as our students to increase their capacity to progress through education and onto meaningful work.

As the Student Engagement & Project Coordinator you will work closely with the Outreach, Pathways & Co-Curricular Manager to develop an engagement strategy to increase the participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Outreach, Pathways and Co-Curricular Activities at the University of Wollongong. During your employment, you will be mentored by the Manager to the identify project goals, while also inspiring you, mentoring you and supporting your professional development. 

The University of Wollongong is committed to growing and increasing education and employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their communities through our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education, Research and Engagement Plan and Aboriginal Employment Strategy.

UOW considers that being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent is a genuine occupational qualification or requirement for this position under relevant anti-discrimination legislation.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander graduates or final year students from all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply.

This position has been classified as ‘child-related work”. Further information is available within the position description.

You will be prompted to respond to the selection criteria as part of the online application process. You will be able to save your application and submit at any time prior to the closing date.

For further information about this position, please contact Kylie Austin on (02) 4252 8885.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 15/08/2017, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level 6/7: $75,054 - $93,171 + 17% superannuation
Reference Number: 170858
HR Contact: Alison Miller
Contact Email: miller@uow.edu.au