Student Liaison Officer, Mentoring

Bathurst/Dubbo/Orange/Wagga Wagga, Australia
10 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Opportunity to make the role your own
  • Connect with students to help them to get off to the right start
  • Lead and improve our peer support program

The Role

  • Fixed Term (until December 2019), Full Time
  • $74,278 to $80,422 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange or Wagga Wagga

You will be expected to continuously identify improvements and lead program innovations and be responsible for the refinement, development, growth, implementation and evaluation of a range of peer support services, provided as part of an inclusive and holistic approach, to enhance the student experience.

To be successful you will have:

  • Experience in the development and ongoing management of peer support programs
  • Desire to work with tertiary students
  • Ability to identify and implement areas of improvement to deliver innovative mentoring solutions

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) has oversight for leading and driving a student-centred culture across the CSU student lifecycle, from awareness through to graduation and alumni. The Portfolio supports the University's objectives to provide sector leading student recruitment and engagement practices, to ensure our students feel well supported on their learning journey whilst developing a lifelong connection to the CSU community.

The Portfolio includes the Divisions of Student Administration, Student Services, Marketing and Communication and the offices of Residence Life and Advancement.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) is a member of the Vice-Chancellor's Leadership Team. As such, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) also assists the Vice-Chancellor generally in providing positive leadership and management for the University.

The Division of Student Services work collaboratively with Faculties and Divisions to enhance students' University experience. The Division recognises that a successful transition into university requires a holistic approach to both academic and social integration. Through inclusive practices we build aspiration levels for Higher Education, enhance participation in chosen courses of study and enable people to make smooth transitions into University, successful study, and become effective members of their profession.

The Division has 112 FTE staff and an annual operating budget of AUD$19.5 million.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

James Brann | Director, Engagement and Transition Practice Leader | | Ph: 02 6338 4601

Applications Close: 11 pm, 24 April 2018

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