Access Project Officer

Mitcham, Australia
07 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Classification: Higher Education Officer Level 6
  • Salary Range: $75,223 - $80,340
  • Employment Type: 2 Fixed-term, Full-time positions
  • Position Reports to: Manager, Education Pathways
  • Please Direct Application Enquiries to: Mr Peter Torjul
  • Closing Date: 9.00 am, Monday 15 January 2018

As part of our strategic plan Making a Difference - The 2025 Agenda, Flinders University has set itself a bold vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

We live in an era of disruptive change and remarkable technological innovation. In order to flourish within this challenging environment, we have transformed our academic structure into six Colleges with a focus on student success and outstanding research. 

Our talented academic teams are supported by customer-centric Professional Services staff, who share our commitment to excellence.

Excited by change and driven by innovation, we invite ambitious and energetic individuals who personify our values of integrity, courage, innovation, excellence and above all, being student centred, to join our dynamic Professional Services teams to assist us in achieving our core mission of changing lives and changing the world.

Position Summary:

Working under general to broad direction, the Access Project Officer facilitates the implementation of Flinders University programs and initiatives aimed at raising aspirations of prospective students to attend University.  

The Access Project Officer works predominantly with secondary school students to promote University pathways and access opportunities and in particular will work with those from low socio-economic backgrounds, Indigenous students, students with disabilities, students from non-English speaking backgrounds and women interested in studying in non-traditional areas.

The Access Project Officer also works collaboratively with other community groups and/or education providers to assist the University to meet its objectives in access and participation. The Team also supports the activities of the Prospective Student Team as required.  

The position will be initially located at the Bedford Park campus. However, the appointee may be required to work at another campus of the university to meet operational requirements.  Some after hours and weekend work may be required.

Information For Applicants:

To express your interest in a position, you are required to submit an application statement and your resume. The application statement should be no longer than 3 pages and must address the Key Position Capabilities stated in the relevant position description. You are also required to provide two work referees, preferably being your two most recent line managers.