Casual Learning Assistance Officer

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    City of Gold Coast City of Gold Coast City of Gold Coast City of Gold Coast , Queensland Queensland Queensland Queensland , Australia Australia Australia Australia
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Casual Learning Assistance Officer (114296)

About Griffith University
At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The GUMURRII Student Success Unit brings this to life by being the ‘hub’ of the University’s First Peoples (i.e. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander) student community, developing and supporting the academic activities of First Peoples students and their success.

GUMURRII is a dedicated Student Success Unit for First Peoples students that assists all undergraduate and postgraduate students in their educational journeys from attraction to success. GUMURRII works in direct partnership, consultation and collaboration with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders and endeavours to complement all aspects of University life by offering a safe and culturally appropriate environment to enhance the student experience.

About you
As a Casual Learning Assistance Officer you will be required to work with the GUMURRII Team to provide culturally sensitive learning advice and support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying at Griffith University. The incumbent will foster and maintain a work ethic that supports and promotes the overall objectives of the GUMURRII Student Support Unit (SSU) and the University.

The Casual Learning Assistance Officer will be part of a team to advance the student support functions of the Unit. This will involve communicating and liaising with students and staff within the Unit, across the University and with various external agents in providing assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students where appropriate

This is a casual position based at the Gold Coast campus.

This is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander role under section 25 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991.

Salary range
Based on experience, skills and qualifications.

How to apply
Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • updated CV
  • brief statement (no more than one page) outlining your interest in, and capabilities for, undertaking the responsibilities of the position

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

Note:  Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only.  File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

What we offer
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage First Peoples to apply.

Further information
For further information about this role, please contact Ms Chris Kane, Gumurrii  Student Support Unit on or +61 0435 004 550.

Closing date: Wednesday, 27 November 2019 at 5pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.


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