Ref 5461/22, Widening Participation Engagement Project Support Officer, First Foot Forward, Office of Engagement & Advancement

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: The University Of Sydney, NEW SOUTH WALES
Deadline: 10 Oct 2022

  • Western Sydney University Internal Applicants Only.
  • Remuneration: $87,744 to $99,381 p.a.
  • Hawkesbury Campus

Western Sydney University Internal Applicants Only.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must be employed by Western Sydney University on an ongoing, fixed term or casual basis at the time of this advertisement.

All ongoing and fixed term employees seeking to apply for this position as a secondment must have completed a minimum of 12 months’ full-time continuous service to be eligible to apply for this role, as per Part D of the Recruitment and Selection Policy.

The Office of Engagement and Advancement will work collaboratively with First Peoples, regional, national and international communities, peer universities, other tertiary education providers, and industry partners to leverage existing innovations and programs across the University and within our communities. This includes but is not limited to Western's Alpha Platform, The Academy, Western Sydney Creative, True Reward, Widening Participation, Philanthropy and Community Engagement.

The Office will ensure the University's transformation into an engaged campus network will be pursued in aid of the communities we serve, and the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of Greater Western Sydney.

The Office of Engagement & Advancement is now seeking a Widening Participation Engagement Project Support Officer to assist in the implementation of widening participation access programs for primary school students aimed at raising aspirations for higher education.  The Widening Participation Engagement Project Support Officer prepares and monitors work plans, organises and runs program-related events, presentations and activities, liaises with internal and external stakeholders, gathers and compiles program and participant data, event and recruitment registrations, researches best practice and innovative approaches, and writes reports and briefings.

It is a mandatory requirement for any incumbent of this position to have a current NSW Employee Working with Children Clearance in accordance with the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

This is a full-time, fixed term role to 31 March 2023 based at the Hawkesbury campus. 

If this sounds like you, apply now and ensure you address all items in the selection criteria in your application.

Please refer to the Position Description for further information.

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 5 $87,744 to $99,381 p.a. (comprising Salary of $74,145 to $83,978 p.a., plus Superannuation and Leave Loading)

Position Enquiries: Please contact Sharmaine Danby on 0401 092 058 or via email at .

Closing Date: 8.30pm, Monday 10 October 2022.

Please note: To be eligible for this position, you must provide evidence of your full-time Working Rights in Australia at time of application.

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Western Sydney University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ, and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

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