Student Support Coordinator

Brisbane, Australia
06 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
21 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit 

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (ATSIS) Unit was established at The University of Queensland in 1984, recognising the importance of support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and engagement with the Indigenous community. The ATSIS Unit strongly supports the celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and recognises the enormous contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and perspectives bring to UQ’s Learning, Discovery and Engagement activities.

The role

The successful appointee will contribute to the Unit’s objective to increase recruitment, retention, academic performance and graduation rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at the University of Queensland (UQ). The position holder will assist in promoting The University of Queensland to Indigenous students and provide advice and support to Indigenous students across the student lifecycle.

This is an identified position and the occupant must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent as an equal opportunity measure in accordance with Section 105 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991.

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

The person

Applicants will ideally possess a degree, or an Advanced Diploma and relevant work experience in Student Support Services or related fields.  They should have a passion for assisting Indigenous students through their whole of University life experience.  The successful person needs to be able to manage student records, organise student focussed events, confidently liaise with various student groups and community organisations and, promote the academic interests of Indigenous students.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.  Further information is available from our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at:   

Position Description

Download File PD_Student Support Coordinator.pdf


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 6. The remuneration package will be in the range $74,207.07- $79,964.50p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $86,822.27 - $93,558.47p.a.).


***Shortlisting and interviews will be held in the last 2 weeks of January 2018***

To discuss this role please contact Ms Rachel Crawford on +61 7 334 31393 or

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: a Cover letter, your Resume/CV, and your responses to the Selection Criteria.

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