Careers at Federation University

Federation University Australia is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion.

As part of this, our employment practices include the provision of reasonable adjustments/flexible working arrangements as required, particularly for staff with disability or carer responsibilities.

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Senior Learning Skills Advisor (internal applicants only)

Job no: 851846
Location: All Campuses
School/Area: Student Experience and Admin Services

  • Student Experience and Administration Services – Mt Helen, Berwick or Gippsland Campus
  • Full-time, continuing appointment
  • HEW 7 - $90,899 p.a. plus up to 17% superannuation

About the role

The Senior Learning Skills Advisor is responsible for coordinating and delivering the provision of learning support services to students and staff, related to individual and collective learning needs of students. The position is responsible for developing, delivering, and maintaining appropriate programs to support student learning skills development and provide expertise to influence the policies, and procedures relevant to the Learning and Academic Skills Success (LASS) team, Student Engagement and Administrative Services (SEAS), Institutes, and the University. 

You will:

  • support the LASS services and programs when needed; 
  • develop, implement and monitor resources aimed at scaffolding students’ learning skills;  
  • provide strategic advice and recommendations to staff and management relating to learning and teaching; and 
  • provide individual and group academic learning advice to students to support their transition to independent learning. 

About you

Working under the broad direction of the Manager, Student Learning and Academic Skills Success, you will be responsible for ensuring the effective planning, review, and delivery of the digital and online study programs and resources.

You will possess:

  • knowledge of learning and teaching processes;
  • ability to assess, and respond appropriately to the academic learning needs of a diverse range of students; and
  • ability to develop and deliver professional learning skills programs that enhance the student learning experience;

All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC). Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.

How to apply

Please apply by Monday, 28 November 2022

Applicants are required to submit a resume and response to key selection criteria.

To view the position description, please click here: _851846.pd

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please email the Recruitment team or phone 03 5327 9756.  Our position descriptions also list a contact person for job specific enquiries.

A workplace for remarkable people

For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please email Organisational Development and Diversity.

Find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy. For support or queries relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment please email Organisational Development and Diversity.

What we offer

We foster a positive culture shaped by our values of inclusion, innovation, excellence, empowerment and collaboration as outlined in Federation’s Living Values Charter.

You will be able to take advantage of our UniSports Health and Fitness Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, (remove for TAFE ads) flexible work options, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information visit our LinkedIn Life page or our leave and work-life balance webpage.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more.

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