Disability Adviser

5 days left

Location
Adelaide, Australia
Posted
29 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Sep 2017
Ref
ALS_0748_P_E
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Sessional

About the job

As a Disability Adviser, you will work closely with students that have a disability to improve their university experience by promoting services and offering support in the form of equipment, exam adjustments, alternative format text and sign language interpretation. You will provide high level advice and make recommendations to academic and professional stakeholders, and will liaise with external service providers to provide any additional provisions.

Skills and Experience

Tertiary qualifications in a disability, human services or education field is essential, along with previous experience in assessment and the strategic planning of interventions to assist students the successful completion of their studies.

You will have a comprehensive knowledge of Disability Discrimination legislation, and the capacity to work effectively with a range of stakeholders and services across the University. Most importantly, you will have an empathetic approach to working with people with disabilities and a commitment to improving their educational attainment outcomes.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only. For further information, please contact Jade Windsor, Human Resources Consultant in Recruitment Central on +618 8302 1700 or via email to recruitment@unisa.edu.au.

Please note that this is an expression of interest for potential candidates to join a register of casual staff. If your application progresses to the next stage in the recruitment process, a representative from the Student Engagement Unit will be in direct contact with you.

Applications close: 9:00 am Friday 8 September 2017

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent condition of appointment that the successful candidate obtains and maintains (at their own expense) a South Australian Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children. Further information regarding a DCSI Child-Related Employment screening assessment can be found via the DCSI website.

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Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online through Working at UniSA. If you experience any difficulty lodging your application visit FAQs.

For further support contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email recruitment@unisa.edu.au and you will receive a response within one working day.

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