Equity Lead

University of Melbourne
December 04, 2023
Offerd Salary:$102,338 – $110,780
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Equity Lead

Job no: 0050964 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Continuing Department/School: Student and Scholarly Services Salary: UOM 7 – $102,338 – $110,780 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Launch your career in Student Equity and Disability Services to support students and their development!
  • 17% super, benefits, and a flexible hybrid work environment!
  • About the Role As the Equity Lead, you will provide staffing support to the Coordinator, Equity Advising and Disability Services. You will also provide coaching, training, and service support to the SEDS team, and review applications and supports to check for currency and best practices for current study conditions by the provision of a wraparound service.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage a case load of students with a wide range of complex disabilities including mental health, physical and neurological conditions
  • Participate in a range of student support projects to identify enhancements to existing practice to reflect diversity and inclusion best- practice
  • Lead the administration of services for alternative exam arrangements related to AAPs, working within Student Equity and Disability Services and across other teams
  • Who we are looking for We are seeking an empathetic and passionate Equity Lead who has demonstrated experience within the disability and equity field facilitating equitable student participation in tertiary education. You will have strong attention to detail, and high-level organisational and task management skills with the ability to plan and prioritise tasks to meet competing deadlines.

    You will also have:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification (completed), such as accredited social work degree with eligibility for membership of the AASW, disability, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience with a minimum of five years' experience and education/training ideally in the disability field and tertiary education sector.
  • Demonstrated experience in the disability and equity field, in the delivery of services facilitating equitable student participation in tertiary education
  • A high level of administrative skills including project management and excellent written and verbal communication skills with diverse stakeholders including administrative, academic staff and students and the maintenance of professional case notes, data reporting, and the reviewing and writing web content and the development of practice frameworks and service guidelines
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

    To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

    This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your new team – The Student Equity and Disability Services (SEDS) The Student Equity and Disability Services (SEDS) is in the Wellbeing Services portfolio, which includes the University's Health Service, Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS), and the Chaplaincy service. SEDS is responsible for providing educational adjustments for students with a disability or health condition, are carers of a person with a disability, are defence reservists or emergency volunteers or for cultural or religious observance which impact their ability to participate fully in their studies.

    What we offer you! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

    The University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities, and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality, and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture, and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/reconciliation/murmuk-djerring

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ 2-4 (found in the Position Description)
  • If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact the Professional Talent Acquisition Team via email at Professional- [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application with this email address.

    Advertised: 20 Nov 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 04 Dec 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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