Student Support Project Officer

Charles Darwin University
February 06, 2023
Offerd Salary:$83,265 to $88,743
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Full time, continuing appointment 
Professional level 6 salary $83,265 to $88,743
Plus 17% superannuation and 6 weeks annual leave
Casuarina Campus


Provide administrative support for the Student Support team and work on activities and events targeting improved student wellbeing and retention.


About the Position
As the Student Support Project Officer, you will provide project administrative and event management support to the Student Support team and the broader Student Engagement team to increase student well-being leading to improved retention through a range of student-focused projects. You’ll ensure the effective management of administrative matters relating to the day to day operations of the Student Support team supporting a framework for on-campus and online opportunities for student engagement activities and projects.

About You
To be successful, you will possess:

  • A degree with subsequent relevant experience in an operational role in a high regulated industry and/or complex organization or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training.
  • A strong track record in delivering against a schedule of deadlines, with strong organisational skills, project management skills and self-motivation with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • An outstanding commitment to customer-service for internal and external customers.
  • Proven ability to exercise initiative and maintain confidentiality, and with demonstrated communication, interpersonal and presentation skills to engage with students, academic and university staff, and stakeholders.
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable and contribute to a diverse team in a dynamic environment.
  • Proven ability to work in a challenging environment with problem-solving skills to achieve specific outcomes, and to work with initiative, discretion, and judgement.
  • Demonstrated communication, interpersonal and presentation skills to engage with students, and academics across all levels of the University.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement of processes and practices.


To view the responsibilities of the role please click on the: Position Profile


Appointment to this role will be at Professional Level 6 and the base salary will be in the range $83,265 to $88,743 per annum. The total remuneration package will be in the range of $97,420 to $103,829 per annum including 17% superannuation.


What’s in it for you?

  • An employer who values your contribution to build a bigger, better and stronger university
  • Work with a University committed to changing people’s lives for the better through training, education and research
  • An enviable lifestyle within the unique and spectacular Northern Territory
  • Opportunities for professional development, paid study and career progression
  • 17% superannuation 
  • 6 weeks of paid annual leave 
  • 20 weeks of paid parental leave, in addition to government payments (eligibility criteria apply)
  • Recognition of prior service with another Australian University / NT Government for Long Service Leave
  • Free on-campus parking in designated areas 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salary Packaging opportunities


How to Apply
All applications must be received online via the ‘apply’ button and should include your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the role and relevant skills and experience.


For a confidential discussion please contact Gabrielle Mullen on 08 8946 7286 or email [email protected] 


Diversity and Inclusion
At CDU we actively celebrate our diversity. We innovate, embrace new ideas, and act with courage and kindness. We’re about what we can give to the world rather than what we take, and we believe in the transformative power of education. We work hard to make sure every member of our university community feels that they truly belong. Understanding that it is through our focus on our people and leveraging our differences that will make CDU the most connected university in Australia, we are striving to ensure that our culture and our community is inclusive of all our staff, students and visitors. We are committed to maintaining a culture where everyone feels respected, safe, encouraged to speak up and supported in achieving their professional goals. Applications from First Nations people, women at all levels, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disability, neurotypical and neurodiverse people, LGBTIQ+ people, people with family and caring responsibilities and people at all stages of their careers are welcomed.

You make CDU. And we want you to be exactly who you are.  


Applications Close: Monday 6th February 2023

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