Project Officer, First Year Student Communities

Randwick, Australia
27 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Contribute to the transformation of the first-year experience for students
  • Work with a broad range of students, academic and professional staff
  • 12-month contract positions, potential for extension
  • $91,755 - $99,306 + 9.5% super + leave loading

The Organisation

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.  

Currently implementing a ten-year 2025 strategy, our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. As part of the strategy, the University has committed to a distinctive experience that will empower students to realise their potential through a personalised and flexible educational experience delivered in the context of one of the world’s most international and progressive universities. 

The Opportunities

Contribute to the creation of strong, sustainable student communities and the improvement to the first year student experience. Reporting to the Delivery Lead, First Year Student Communities in the office of the DVC Academic, these positions support the design, delivery and implementation of the first year communities strategy to transform the first year student experience.  

First Year Student Communities Project Officer CSE

This multi-faceted role provides executive support to the Director, First Year Experience (and UNSW’S lead Cyber academic in the school of Computer Science and Engineering), internal/external stakeholder relationship management, supervises students and tutors for security subjects, manages the development of new subjects and special projects and courses, co-ordinates and manages all aspects of security project work and research projects and students’ groups.  Also leads and co-ordinates high school and community security outreach activities - e.g. such as girls in security camp “ACESS for Women” as well as day-to-day operations of a broad range of projects related to first year student communities.  

First Year Student Communities Project Officer            

This role is an excellent stepping stone to project manager! High level support role managing day-to-day operation of projects and events and related communication for first year student communities including workshops, engagement activities and stakeholder relationship management. 

About the Successful Applicants

You can demonstrate your senior administration and project coordination experience, engagement and influencing skills, and passion for delivering an exceptional first year student experience. For specific requirements, please view the relevant position description. 

To Apply:

Please submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to Selection Criteria (listed in the Position Description). Please nominate which position/s you are applying for and upload all documents in pdf format.   


Shiree Thomas

Talent Acquisition Consultant


T: (61 2) 9385 2401 

Applications close:  11 pm, 15th March 2018 

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