Experiential Learning Officer

Sydney, Australia
08 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Sydney Law School

  • Provide specialised, academic and student support for mobility and experiential learning programs
  • Develop and implement activities and approaches in order to improve student support and engagement
  • Full-time continuing, Camperdown/Darlington Campus, $97K p.a. (incl leave loading and 17% super)

About the opportunity 

The University of Sydney has recently launched a new strategy focusing on educational excellence and graduate outcomes across all programs of study. As part of this commitment, the Sydney Law School is looking for opportunities to enrich and diversify its curriculum through the introduction of a wide range of units of study that promote experiential learning and student mobility. 

The Experiential Learning Officer is responsible for providing specialised academic and student support for mobility and experiential learning programs offered by the Sydney Law School including: offshore units,  Law School exchange programs and project and community engagement units. The role holder is required to coordinate and promote of these units, liaise with external partner organisations, conduct risk assessments for offshore units, provide welfare and administration support for students, and compile reports on the performance of the units for planning purposes. Some overseas travel is required in order to support offshore units in situ.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values in the pursuit of research excellence. The successful candidate will have:

  • experience ofproviding professional, student-focused administrative support, ideally for experiential learning and/or student mobility programs
  • proven ability to develop, maintain and review administrative systems and processes to ensure high quality professional service
  • a commitment to and knowledge of customer care principles with the capacity to provide excellent customer service and to use good judgement when responding to enquiries and complaints
  • the ability to travel overseas to support offshore units.

About us

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 6000 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website.  Visit sydney.edu.au/recruitment and search by the reference number to apply.

Closing date: 11.30pm 20 November 2017

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

If we think your skills are needed in other areas of the University, we will be sure to contact you about other opportunities.

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