Peer Assisted Study Sessions Program Coordinator

University of Melbourne
June 20, 2024
Offerd Salary:$119,742 - $129,607
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Contract Type:Fixed-term until 31
Working Time:Full time
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Peer Assisted Study Sessions Program Coordinator

Job no: 0062843 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term until 31 Dec 2025 Department: Student and Scholarly Services Salary: UOM 8 - $119,742 - $129,607 p.a. plus 17% super.

  • Bring your expertise to a vibrant academic environment, managing program design, stakeholder collaboration, and staff supervision.
  • Lead our new innovative peer-learning initiative to enhance student success.
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible hybrid work environment!
  • About the Roles We are excited to introduce the new university-wide Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) program at the University of Melbourne. As the PASS Program Coordinator, you will lead the planning, administration, coordination, and evaluation of this innovative program.

    Your role will be based in the Scholarly Development (Student Learning and Academic Skills) team. The PASS Program Coordinator will lead the design and development of a centralised PASS program, ensuring the effective delivery of learning resources and services that cater to our diverse student community.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Driving the planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of the PASS program across the University.
  • Leading liaison with faculties, academic staff, and advisory groups to ensure the PASS program is aligned to priorities and students' learning needs. Overseeing all operational aspects of PASS, including timetabling, resource allocation, program evaluation, and budgeting.
  • Who we are looking for Are you a dynamic professional with a proven track record in designing and delivering tertiary-level academic skills programs? We seek a highly organised, detail-oriented individual with a strong work ethic and a commitment to continuous improvement. Your ability to think creatively and solve problems within established timelines is essential. You will have demonstrated experience in managing program design and delivery, coupled with excellent interpersonal skills for effective stakeholder liaison. Your experience in facilitation, coaching, and supervising professional staff will be highly valued. If you're ready to bring your expertise to a vibrant academic environment, join us in shaping and implementing cutting-edge academic skill programs at our university

    You will also have:

  • Postgraduate qualifications in a relevant discipline (e.g., education, teaching, learning design) or equivalent experience and training.
  • Proven experience teaching academic, language, and communication skills, and fostering intercultural understanding in a university setting.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging trends in higher education, particularly in online learning and learning design.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, managing critical and competing priorities in a dynamic environment.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PDs.

    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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