Peer Learning Advisor

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Darlington, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime

  • provide invaluable support to students in Library / Learning spaces   

  • casual – Part Time 2 days a week  

  • HEO 4 Step 1 $49.44 

  • opportunity for currently enrolled postgraduate or HDR USYD students

 

About the opportunity  

The Peer Learning Advisor will provide roving peer to peer support to students in a number of Library and other study areas. These include the Quarter, ThinkSpace, Susan Wakil Health Building (CreateSpace), and other locations as required.  This is a casual position with flexibility, working 3–5-hour weekday shifts, between 9am to 7pm.  

 

Your key responsibilities (but not limited to) will be to:  

  • facilitate relevant workshops, services, forums, and online communities to engage and help students from a range of disciplines

  • facilitate use of ThinkSpace and CreateSpace technology such as the 3D printer, 1 Button Recording Studio and Virtual Reality

  • Seek feedback and input from client groups and stakeholders to tailor service provision

  • deliver Library services using a range of technology and troubleshooting issues under guidance

  • assist in library, technology, online learning, and other support services

  • assist in developing web-based resources, technological and other services aimed at assisting and supporting students

  • day to day maintenance of the library spaces, including facilities, equipment, and technology

 

About you 

  • currently enrolled as a postgraduate or HDR student at the University of Sydney with an understanding of the student experience. With a planned completion date later than Semester 2, 2023

  • positive approach to customer service, with a commitment to ensuring clients’ needs and expectations are met

  • technology skills including the ability to pick up new systems, technology, and perform basic troubleshooting with tech in the library’s two technology spaces, ThinkSpace and CreateSpace  

  • effective problem-solving skills and ability to escalate and follow up on issues appropriately

  • demonstrated teamwork and communication skills

  • demonstrated initiative, attention to detail and prioritisation skills 

  • hold a valid Working with Children Check for staff

 

Closing date:

Tuesday October 4th, 2022

 

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

 

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

 

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.  

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.  

 

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

 

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

 

How to apply 

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.  

 

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard.  Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply. 

 

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Mari Lewis, Recruitment Consultant Recruitment Operations, by email to casual-recruitment.admin@sydney.edu.au

 

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Applications Close

Tuesday 04 October 2022 11:59 PM
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