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Job no: 0025741

Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Chief Operating Officer Portfolio

Department/School: Student and Scholarly Services

Salary: $105,684 - $114,389 (UOM 8)

Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Full time - 17% super

About 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.

The Student Equity and Disability Service (SEDS) is located in the Wellbeing Services portfolio and is responsible for providing academic adjustments for students with a disability or health condition, carers of a person with a disability, or official commitments which impact their ability to participate fully in their studies. SEDS is also responsible for processing special consideration applications for unexpected circumstances on behalf of Academic Divisions

About the role

As the Coordinator Equity Advising, you will support the Manager in undertaking a holistic revitalisation of equity service delivery through providing essential direction, support and leadership in the delivery of effective student advising strategies and building relationships with key partners across Academic Services and Academic Divisions.

About you

You will have experience working with clients with mental health and/or complex health or personal situations allowing you to demonstrable an understanding of the academic and personal issues facing students. You will also have extensive experience in developing high quality learning materials or instructional resources, or a focus in training, coaching and/or mentoring roles directed towards developing staff excellence.

You will further have:

  • Postgraduate qualifications with relevant management experience in a complex organisation with a focus on staff capability and learning, or an equivalent mix of education and relevant experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to motivate, persuade, negotiate and engage with staff and stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships with a diverse stakeholder group, and successfully manage critical dependencies with a range of service providers to enable seamless, responsive service
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direction to staff, including the capacity to successfully lead change and build cohesive teams dedicated to exceptional client service and


-  Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

-  Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

-  The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

-  A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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The University is a vibrant campus. We have well-established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria* found in the Position Description for the role.

*For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies, please go to

Position Description

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