Student Experience Project Officer, Leadership and Volunteering

Melbourne, Australia
07 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Academic Services, University Services

Salary: $79,910 - $86,499 p.a. (pro rata for part-time) plus 9.5% superannuation

About the role

This fixed-term project role is dedicated to the review, redesign and redevelopment of the Leaders in Communities Award (LiCA). This award develops key employability attributes and recognises and rewards students’ volunteering and professional skills acquisition. It is a critical component in a student’s articulation and demonstration of transferable skills.

The role of Leadership and Volunteering Project Officer will be to coordinate and deliver project and administrative support focussed on developing the Award’s scope in line with ambitious growth targets, stakeholder needs and student employability outcomes. A customer-centred design approach will be essential in this project, as will an ability to work with diverse stakeholder groups across the University.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will:

  • Have a degree in any discipline and relevant work experience.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Be a creative, innovative thinker with experience in customer-centred design principles
  • Preferably demonstrated experience in enrichment and/or work-based learning programs within a tertiary setting
  • Experience of data literacy and digital design
  • Results-focussed with knowledge of project management and demonstrated ability to negotiate timings, milestones and priorities

About University Services

Student Involvement and Advice works with students to build their responsibility, capability and employability through a range of student-facing and engagement programs. Through outreach first year programs which welcome and transition new students into the university learning and social environment, through to supporting and sustaining special cohorts such as Students At Risk, Student Development Advisers facilitate students through programmatic activity including one-to-one appointments, workshops and online delivery to build their skills, extend their experiences, articulate their employability, and achieve their educational, personal and career goals. As part of the Directorate of Student Success, Student Involvement and Advice is committed to a student-centred approach to student development that aligns with supporting students’ capacity to succeed both in and out of the classroom.


  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme
  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions
  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment
  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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Close date: 20 May 2018

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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