Student Wellbeing Officer The University Of Melbourne


Job no: 0056525
Location: Parkville
Role type: 
Full time (1.0FTE); Fixed-term for 3 years
Faculty of Arts
Department/School: Academic Support Office (ASO)
UOM 6 – $89,182 – $96,536 p.a. plus 17% super

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 Wuurang 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 the Faculty of Arts
The Faculty of Arts is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and strongly encourages people with diverse experiences to apply. This includes First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, Deaf and hard of hearing people, people with a disability, LGBTIQ+, and neurodiverse people. If you have any accessibility requirements for the application or interview, please contact us. We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. A position description is available in alternate formats if required, including USB, Large Print and Plain English.

The Faculty actively seeks to welcome and value the unique contributions of people from all backgrounds and is committed to diversity and inclusion practices to achieve our vision.

About the Role

The role sits within the ASO, reports to the Manager, Student Wellbeing and contributes to the provision of wellbeing support to a broad range of students including assisting in the management of complex student cases. The Student Wellbeing Officer also has responsibility for a diverse range of tasks in the delivery of the Academic Integrity process.

The Student Wellbeing Officer will maintain a high level of awareness of university policies and procedures, issues and activities relevant to the area of responsibility and will be required to contribute to the development of strategies and systems that will enhance student wellbeing.

Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the coordination, administration and delivery of all aspects of the academic integrity process across undergraduate, graduate and research higher degree cohorts.
  • Prepare complex student cases for review by the Director, BA and Director, Graduate School, ensure communication of outcomes and follow up actions.
  • Be a point of contact for academic staff seeking to refer students to support services.

About You

You have a high level of interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively build and enhance relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Your strong organisational, attention to detail and project management skills ensure the effective prioritisation, management and completion of tasks within agreed deadlines.

You will also have:

  • Completion of a relevant tertiary qualification and significant relevant experience, or a combination of relevant work experience and/or education/training
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent and informed judgement in problem-solving
  • Ability to exercise sensitivity, discretion, and confidentiality in interactions with students and academic and professional staff at all levels

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

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Be Yourself
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.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

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 protected].

The University of Melbourne is required to comply with applicable health guidance and directions issued from the Victorian Health Minister. All University of Melbourne employees are to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an exemption order applies. Applicants must meet this requirement when submitting an application.

Position Description:  0056525_Student Wellbeing Officer – ASO PD.docx

Applications close: 28 July 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time



The University Of Melbourne

Job Salary

$89,182 - $96,536 p.a. plus 17% Super

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