The University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (GSA) is the independent representative organisation for all graduate coursework and research students at the University of Melbourne.
GSA is an independent association that serves all 36,000+ graduate students at the University of Melbourne. We represent student interests to the University and wider community, provide programs and services, support approximately 150 graduate groups and deliver year-round events to promote graduate student community and academic excellence.
As the largest dedicated postgraduate association in Australia, GSA’s vision is for cohesive communities that actively empower graduate students to achieve meaningful connections and experiences. Our mission is to enable and build these communities through proactive, responsible representation and advocacy; purposeful, impactful services and support; and strong partnerships with the University of Melbourne and relevant stakeholders and agencies.
Why work with us?
We are a close-knit, student-facing team that works together to make a difference in the lives of graduate students at the University of Melbourne.
Some of our perks:
- Working in a heritage listed building on campus at the 1888 Building, Parkville
- Monthly RDO’s (for 1FTE, or PT equivalent)
- Generous personal leave
- 17% superannuation in line with UOM standards
- The chance to join in on events we run, such as free food trucks, lawn games, wellbeing classes and more
View our Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) here
Current job openings
Returning Officer Graduate Student Association Elections
The University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (“GSA”) is seeking to engage an experienced returning officer to conduct the 2024 GSA Annual Elections, taking place from March to May 2024.
GSA is an independent association that provides all 39,000+ enrolled graduate students at the University of Melbourne (UoM) with representation, events, training and support. Details about GSA and services we offer can be found via the GSA website https://gsa.unimelb.edu.au
GSA conducts annual elections in accordance with the GSA constitution and electoral regulations (currently under review), to elect up to 41 candidates for the:
More details about GSA’s elections, constitution and electoral regulations can be found here: https://gsa.unimelb.edu.au/elections/, and a detailed schedule of the election timeline will be made available to the applicants as requested.
The work will involve:
Key Selection Criteria
To apply, please provide a detailed proposal to the CEO Sajal Goundar by 5 pm Friday 12 January via email CEO-GSA@gsa.unimelb.edu.au . Your proposal should include:
Please contact GSA CEO Sajal Goundar at CEO-GSA@gsa.unimelb.edu.au with any questions.