Wellbeing Advisor

Sydney, Australia
07 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Student Support Services, DVC Registrar

  • Provide the lead on designing, delivering and evaluating training initiatives
  • develop best practice and evidenced based strategies for targeted communication campaigns
  • Part-time 0.6 FTE, continuing

About the opportunity 

This position holder will be responsible for providing the lead on designing, delivering and evaluating training initiatives and develop supportive products to engage staff across the university in a whole of university approach to student wellbeing promotion. They will also direct the consultation and collaboration processes with internal and external stakeholders and engage these resources in the design of initiatives which deliver outcomes that address mental health issues impacting on students achieving their potential. The role holder will also be involved in bridging the gap between face to face student mental health and wellbeing work by facilitating self-development opportunities including developing and delivering courses and creating materials such as interactive online learning initiatives. 

Further information about the role and its requirements can be found in the position description.

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 and are looking for a Wellbeing Adviser who can demonstrate experience in the following:

  • delivery of activities and projects aimed at promoting student wellbeing
  • leading the development of wellbeing resources for cutting edge eLearning and multimedia sites
  • development of  resources regarding procedures and policies relating to a learning management system
  • development, delivery and evaluation of best practise programs to support student wellbeing in the academic context
  • leading direct one to one student coaching and wellbeing skills groups.

About us

Student Support Services assist students’ achievement of educational goals, retention and success at University through personal, financial and instrumental support, and through encouraging development of independence and personal resilience. Student Support Services act as a point of contact for the University and Faculty regarding support for students, dealing with complex student presentations, and for advice regarding policy and procedure developments and the likely impact on student wellbeing.

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 7600 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.

How to apply

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.

Please note: visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Closing date: 11.30 pm 21st February 2018

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.

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The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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