Student Life Ambassador Coordinator

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Darlington, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

  • Full-time, fixed term until 23rd March 2024

  • Exciting opportunity to mentor and develop the Student Life Ambassador Team

  • Base Salary $100,032 - $108,979 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

As the Student Life Ambassador Coordinator, you will manage an outstanding casual Student Life Ambassador team, develop, and implement innovative recruitment, training and development programs for student casuals, complete rosters and manage day to day supervision, and oversee all associated administrative and information processes for effective program delivery.

You will support the delivery of any new initiatives delivered by the Student Life Ambassadors, provide information to support ongoing evaluation and iterative development of the program’s initiatives and coordinate referrals to teams in Student Life and across the University whilst ensuring excellence in program delivery.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • work within a dynamic team in the Student Life Cluster

  • coordinate and deliver key projects included in the Student Life Ambassador (SLA) program

  • effectively manage a team of peer programs staff

  • support program governance and reporting procedures to monitor project delivery

  • develop and maintain systems and processes that facilitate the management of high-volume student enquiries and communications by peer program staff

  • support and coordinate communications and relationships with key internal and external stakeholders

  • coordinate and deliver a variety of student engagement events

  • general HR processing for the student life cluster.

About you

  • tertiary qualifications and/or relevant work experience in a related field

  • experience working with peer leaders, advisors, and students in a culturally diverse environment

  • ability to work both independently and as part of a team, taking initiative to resolve day to day matters and escalating issues as appropriate

  • demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships within and across teams

  • excellent administrative skills, coupled with a general understanding of program and training documentation

  • excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills

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. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

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.

This position is designated as involving child-related work. To undertake or remain in this position, you are required to apply for and obtain a Working with Children Check clearance in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.

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

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