Program Manager Student Wellbeing

Central Queensland University
June 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:$126,883 to $142,289
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Program Manager Student Wellbeing

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Date: 31 May 2024

Job Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity
  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Student Success Division
  • CQUniversity Melbourne
  • Higher Education Worker Level 8
  • Total Remuneration $126,883 to $142,289 pa (including salary of $107,218 to $120,237 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

    Working at CQUniversity

    CQUniversity's Wellbeing Team aims to provide inclusive, accessible, evidence- based and co-designed health promotion and wellbeing services that support students to thrive and experience a sense of belonging. These services support student engagement and study success, promote student retention and positive graduate outcomes, and ensure a first-class student experience for CQUniversity's diverse student body.

    In this important and dynamic role, you will provide team leadership and operational oversight of the Student Wellbeing Services, including targeted supports for a range of student cohorts such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, Equity Eligible students (via the Higher Education Participation and Partnership Program) and International students. Services include face-to-face, online, and telehealth offerings, and are also integrated into the curriculum.

    Reporting to the Chief Wellbeing Officer, you will work collaboratively with the Manager Student Counselling, Manager Safer Communities and the People and Culture Safety and Wellbeing team to promote and implement the outcomes of Mindwaves 2.0, CQUniversity's Mental Health and Wellbeing Plan. This plan supports the mental health, safety and social and emotional wellbeing of students and staff across the CQUniversity footprint. You will also work collaboratively with students to co-design projects and positively engage with stakeholders through all phases of project implementation, from initial data collection to project planning, facilitation, and evaluation.

    Position Requirements
  • Hold qualifications or equivalent experience in a relevant field (psychology, social work, counselling, public health), with a minimum of two years of related post-qualification experience.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of holistic mental health and wellbeing, including various models and approaches to health promotion.
  • Possess knowledge of mental health and wellbeing issues, their impact on attrition and retention, and experience in supporting students navigating transitional challenges.
  • Demonstrated experience in project planning and program implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and contingency planning.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage positively and collaboratively with key stakeholders.
  • High-level interpersonal skills with outstanding oral, written, and online communication skills, along with the ability to develop and deliver psycho / social / educational modules and seminars.
  • Experience supporting individuals navigating transitional issues, with a demonstrated ability to apply an intersectional lens to wellbeing services, and providing mental health interventions to people from diverse backgrounds, ages, and cultures.
  • Be Rewarded
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, maternity and paternity leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund)
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Position Description

    For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

    Apply today for a career that changes lives

    Applications Close: 11:59pm, Saturday, 15 June 2024

    Job Requisition ID: 4671

    Contact Details:

    Beth Mackay

    07 3023 4259

    [email protected]

    When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

    CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity's domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.

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