Job no: 0057221
Role type: Full time; Continuing
Department/School: Student and Scholarly Services
Salary: UOM 5– $76,886 – $88,312 p.a. plus 17% super (pro rata for part-time)
The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.
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.
About the Role
As the Student Support Advisor, you will work to provide a range of financial aid, and other student support services, through a combination of self-help, self-guided, and supported service formats.
Deliver day-to-day financial aid and support services to students, within the scope of the agreed service model and with a focus on delivering the agreed outcomes for students, in a context where students may be facing considerable personal stresses and challenges
Support the ongoing development and refinement of effective administrative processes, enabling the timely and accurate payment of student grants and loans
To be successful in this role, you will maintain high levels of positivity and professionalism within your team where you will continuously strive to deliver beyond expectations for the university. You will easily engage with various stakeholders by creating rapport and maintaining relationships to ensure continuous improvement and job satisfaction are achieved. You will have an advanced level of confidence and can effortlessly interact with different groups of people from all diversities when required.
High level of proficiency in the use of standard application software such as the Microsoft Office suite (particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Office Outlook, and the preparation of internal reports
A good understanding of privacy and confidentiality issues, including the application of these to record-keeping
To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.
About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.
Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:
Flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave
Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.
We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at email@example.com.
Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.