Residential Wellbeing Support Assistant - Tenders Global

Residential Wellbeing Support Assistant

Federation University Australia

Job no:852026
Campus:Mt Helen Campus
School/Area: Student Experience and Admin Services

  • Student Experience and Administration Services – Ballarat Campus
  • Part-time (0.6), continuing appointment
  • HEW 4 – $65,842 p.a. (pro-rata) plus up to 17% superannuation

About the role

You will be engaged in the University’s residential communities and collaborate with colleagues and students to create an activate and harmonious student community. You will provide administrative support, obtain support and educative services, facilitate house meetings and risk assessments and work with residential students.

You will:

  • actively engage and interact with students;
  • perform various administrative tasks including document preparation, collating, distributing, and filing, following upon meeting outcomes and discussions with students;
  • provide support to staff educating students on the Universities expectations for an appropriate living, learning environment; and
  • assist students with the planning, preparation and running of events, activities and functions.

About Federation University

At Federation University, we are driven to make a real difference to the lives of every student, and to the communities we serve.

Across our University and TAFE campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland, and the Wimmera, we deliver world-class education and facilities. With the largest network of campuses across Victoria, as well as a growing Brisbane base, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE through to higher education.

Federation University’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025 outlines our ambition to be Australia’s leading regional university. Our University and TAFE provide integrated lifelong learning, skills, and impactful research enabling people and communities to prosper locally, regionally, and globally.

We are the number one ranked university in Australia for First Generation Student Enrolments (Good Universities Guide 2022). Along with top rankings in Victoria around student support, social equity, skills and employment.

About you

You will be a positive role model who is capable of building and sustaining exceptional working relationships with residential students. Previous experience successfully performing a supervisory or disciplinary role within a student and/or residential community would be beneficial.

You will possess:

  • demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds;
  • the ability to work flexible hours throughout the calendar year; and
  • demonstrated ability to assist with the planning and administration of functions and events.

All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.

How to apply

Please apply by Tuesday, 11 April 2023.

Applicants are required to submit a resume and suitability statement.

To view the position description, please click here: 852026.pdf

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please email the Recruitment team or phone 03 5327 9756.  Our position descriptions also list a contact person for job specific enquiries.

A workplace for remarkable people

For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please email Organisational Development and Diversity .

Find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy . For support or queries relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment please email Organisational Development and Diversity .

What we offer

We foster a positive culture shaped by our values of inclusion, innovation, excellence, empowerment and collaboration as outlined in Federation’s Living Values Charter .

You will be able to take advantage of our Health Sports and Aquatics Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, flexible work options, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen, SMB and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information visit our LinkedIn Life page or our leave and work-life balance webpage.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more .

Federation University is committed to The Circle Back Initiative program, whereby we will respond to every applicant.

Advertised:21 Mar 2023 4:00 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:11 Apr 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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