Peer Assisted Study Sessions Learning Adviser

University of Melbourne
June 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:$106,432 - $115,211
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Contract Type:Fixed-term until 31
Working Time:Full time
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Peer Assisted Study Sessions Learning Adviser

Job no: 0062844 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term until 31 Dec 2025 Department: Student and Scholarly Services Salary: UOM 7 - $106,432 - $115,211 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Be a catalyst for change in higher education with our innovative PASS program.
  • Inspire, and collaborate to create engaging learning experiences for all students.
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible hybrid work environment!
  • About the Role Join our team as a Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) Learning Adviser! In this new role, you'll spearhead our university-wide peer-learning program at the University of Melbourne. Based in the Scholarly Development (Student Learning and Academic Skills) team, your mission is to boost students' academic progress and foster a strong sense of connection within their faculties and the university community. You'll lead the charge in administering the program, crafting professional development and providing ongoing support to PASS student leaders. If you're driven to empower students and thrive in a dynamic environment, this is your chance to shape the future of academic support.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to planning, developing, delivering, and evaluating a university-wide PASS program.
  • Implementing pedagogies and technologies for interactive, student-centred peer learning.
  • Recruiting, training, supporting, and supervising PASS leaders for study sessions.
  • Offering ongoing professional development to enhance PASS leaders' facilitation and leadership.
  • Who we are looking for Are you skilled in peer learning principles and best practices, with experience training and supervising student leaders in higher education? We seek a candidate with a strong background in teaching academic, language, and communication skills to diverse groups, including EAL students.

    Your experience in coordinating programs to enhance academic skills and leveraging educational technologies and online platforms is essential. Your knowledge of trends in higher education, particularly peer learning , is crucial. Excellent interpersonal skills, effective teamwork, and the ability to manage priorities in a dynamic environment are key. Your organisation, detail orientation, commitment to improvement, and innovative problem-solving skills will be highly valued.

    You will also have:

  • Degree-level qualifications in education or relevant field, or equivalent experience/training.
  • Experience training and supervising student leaders or mentors in higher education.
  • Demonstrated coordination of programs supporting students' academic skill development at the tertiary level.
  • Proficiency in utilising educational technologies and online platforms for learning resource development.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, managing priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires the successful candidate to undergo and maintain an up-to- date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your new team – Student and Scholarly Services Student and Scholarly Services provides student administration and services from recruitment and point of enquiry to graduation. This team also delivers wellbeing and scholarly services to students and staff.

    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 reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    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: //

    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
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Maddison Ryan via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the contact details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 06 Jun 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 20 Jun 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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