Peer Learning Programs Coordinator

Job no: 512040
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: HEO7

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(HE07) $91,187 - $101,987 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation applies.

Do you have experience of coordinating student support initiatives in a higher education environment?

We are seeking to appoint a Peer Learning Programs Coordinator to cover a period of Parental leave from July 2023 – April 2024.

Working under limited direction with a degree of autonomy and reporting to the Manager, Student Academic Skills, this position is responsible for the design, implementation, and development of peer-led learning programs.

You are also responsible for coordinating, coaching and providing meaningful development opportunities for a large team of student volunteers to provide high quality support to diverse student cohorts.

The position is expected to build relationships with academic staff and other student support services to ensure appropriate targeting of courses and cohorts and maximize the effectiveness of peer-led learning support across the university, drawing on research to develop, implement and evaluate peer-led learning activities and projects in response to cohort needs and in line with international best practice.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating student support initiatives in a higher education environment, including providing and ensuring the timely and effective delivery of information, advice and reports.
  • Experience in contributing to high quality service practices in a higher education environment.
  • Proven experience in leading a team and developing a culture of high performance and service focus.
  • The capacity to act independently within established guidelines and proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple tasks with competing deadlines, develop and implement plans to achieve defined outcomes, and solve problems in an innovative and creative manner.

The successful candidate will have high-level communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to interact with a broad range of people and be competent in the use of various technologies, databases, software programs and the development and maintenance of websites.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities. 

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Your division's broader role

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.

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If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11:55pm, 6th June 2023.

The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Chelsea Avard
Manager, Student Academic Skills/Employability, Careers and Student Academic Skills
P: +61 (8) 8313 8192 / +61 468 606 930

You'll find a full position description below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 

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