Peer Support and Transition Officer

Geelong, Australia
09 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

SALARY RANGE: $78,117 to $84,361 pa (plus 17% super)
EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full-time (36.75 hours per week) and fixed term for 12 months
LOCATION: Geelong Waterfront Campus


Take responsibility for the development, implementation and administration of Faculty projects and programs which assist in improving the transition, retention and success of students.

This will include:

  • Developing, planning and implementing Faculty specific engagement strategies in order to improve student transition experiences, retention and success.
  • Implementation of the Faculty Peer Mentoring Program, and administrative support to extensions of the program across campuses and Faculty student cohorts.
  • In collaboration with the Coordinator, Student Experience and Engagement, coordinate Faculty student leadership programs designed to enhance graduate learning outcomes.
  • Ensuring the implementation of all University policies that relate to the areas for which the position is responsible.


  • A tertiary degree and subsequent relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Administrative experience, preferably in the education sector.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a large, complex organisation governed by policies and procedures.
  • Ability to represent the Faculty and University in a professional and exemplary manner, underpinned by an understanding of discretion diplomacy and good judgement.

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Danny Ong, Tel: +61 3 9244 6112, Email:

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 20 May 2018

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