University of New South Wales

Residential Life Co-ordinator

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Student Services

  • 1 year fixed term
  • $60K - $67K + Super 

The Opportunity

The Residential Life Coordinator - UNSW Apartments will assist in developing, implementing and maintaining student life programs for the UNSW Apartments communities. This position works with ARC and other student leadership and support operatives within the UNSW community to create an environment in which students are supported and encouraged to develop and participate in co-curricular activities and events that foster wellbeing, academic success and community engagement.

Skills and Experience (Selection Criteria)

  • A substantial level of relevant knowledge gained through any combination of education, training and experience.
  • Experience as a residential community organiser in the tertiary education sector with an understanding of the community and connection expectations of diverse student groups in on campus apartment living.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, budget and deliver engaging community programs, activities and initiatives for undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Demonstrated initiative in problem solving, being receptive and open to new ideas and can adjust and respond accordingly.
  • Outstanding administrative and organisational skills with ability to deal with multiple tasks, establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong service orientation with excellent written and verbal communication skills and the proven ability to liaise with a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to independently manage competing priorities in a high-pressure environment
  • Demonstrated understanding of team dynamics and the ability to work collaboratively and productively with teams, experience in conflict resolution would be highly regarded.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

Please click Apply to submit your application online. Applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed. Please submit your CV, Cover Letter and answers to the Selection Criteria (skills and experience section of the PD)


Kim Symons

Talent Acquisition Consultant


Applications close: 11:55pm, 4th November 2020

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply. 

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

Advertised: 16 Dec 2020 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 18 Jan 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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