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About the employer

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 led by an elected Council of 15 graduate students, and on behalf of over 36,000 constituents represents graduate student interests to the University and wider community, provides facilities and services, delivers events and activities to promote graduate student community and academic excellence, and supports over 130 affiliated graduate student groups.

As the largest dedicated postgraduate association in Australia, GSA’s vision is for cohesive communities that actively empower graduate students to achieve meaningful holistic outcomes 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.

From our elected student council and our students sitting on University committees, to the leaders of our over 130 affiliated student groups, GSA has a diverse and vibrant community of postgraduate student leaders working on behalf of their peers to achieve positive change. GSA’s Representation Team coordinates and supports these student leaders, and provides expert training and advice to help them be successful in their roles.


Graduate Executive Administration Officer

Part time (0.8 FTE) | Fixed 10-month contract
Level: 2.1

Applications close: Monday 3 February 2020

Position Description

About the role

The purpose of this role is to assist the Council, CEO and Executive Team with executive support and
administration.

Key Selection Criteria

Essential Criteria
• Bachelor’s degree/Diploma or Certificate 1V in Business Administration or equivalent.
• Knowledge and understanding of business process and administration.
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Knowledge and skills of Microsoft Office
• Organisational and time management skills.

Desirable criteria
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
• Previous administration work in the non-profit sector will be advantageous.

GSA is committed to diversity and inclusion across our organisation, and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender or sexual orientation, religious affiliation or ability.

To apply

Please email your cover letter, selection criteria statement and CV (as attachments) to GSA by close of business Monday 3 February 2020.
Email jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au


Graduate Groups Engagement Officer

Part-time (0.6 FTE) | Fixed 10-month contract
Level: 2.1

Applications close: Monday 3 February 2020

Position Description

About the role

The Grad Groups Engagement Officer will ensure there are extensive engagement strategies undertaken to ensure GSA’s affiliated student clubs and societies, known as Grad Groups, are connected, consulted, and supported by GSA to meet their objectives and undertake the tasks identified in a timely manner.

Key selection criteria
  • Bachelor/ Diploma level in Community Engagement/Marketing/Public Relations (students studying are encouraged to apply)
  • Knowledge and understanding of community engagement work
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and skills of Microsoft Office
  • Organisational and time management skills.

GSA is committed to diversity and inclusion across our organisation, and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender or sexual orientation, religious affiliation or ability.

To apply

Please email your cover letter, selection criteria statement and CV (as attachments) to GSA by close of business Monday 3 February 2020.
Email jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au


Graduate Representation Officer

Part-time (0.6 FTE) | Fixed 10-month contract
Level: 3.1

Applications close: Monday 3 February 2020

Position Description

About the role

The Graduate Representation Officer will provide administration and coordination support for graduate students in representation roles at GSA. In collaboration with the GSA Representation Team the role will support consultation, engagement and participation of graduate students in policy and advocacy work.

Key Selection Criteria

• Bachelor/ Diploma level in Social Policy, Sociology/Anthropology/Politics (students studying are encouraged to apply)
• Knowledge and understanding of community engagement work
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong and skills of Microsoft Office Skills
• Organisational and time management skills.

GSA is committed to diversity and inclusion across our organisation, and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender or sexual orientation, religious affiliation or ability.

To apply

Please email your cover letter, selection criteria statement and CV (as attachments) to GSA by close of business Monday 3 February 2020.
Email jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au


Graduate Communications & Design Officer

Part-time (0.6 FTE) | Fixed 10-month contract
Level: 2.1

Applications close: Monday 3 February 2020

Position Description

About the role

The role provides support and undertakes tasks to increase communication and marketing capacity for GSA with effective and efficient communications both internally and externally including social media, stakeholder engagement, events, publications and digital media. The role will also be responsible for graphic designing and managing the photography of our major events activities.

Key Selection Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • Studying a relevant degree (Communications/Graphic Design/Marketing) or completion of a relevant qualification and subsequent relevant work experience
  • High level verbal and written communication skills with the ability to relate effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to apply sound organisational and time management skills including the ability to prioritise and schedule communications, work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and broadcast communication skills, including experience in writing, editing and producing multimedia web and social media content, for a variety of audiences.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite

Desirable criteria

  • Experience in Canva
  • Experience using WordPress
  • Event photography capability
  • Experience in video editing
  • An interest in producing podcasts
  • Strong understanding and/or background in social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter
  • Working knowledge of communication platforms such as Mailchimp and SurveyMonkey

GSA is committed to diversity and inclusion across our organisation, and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their age, ethnicity, cultural background, gender or sexual orientation, religious affiliation or ability.

To apply

Please email your cover letter, selection criteria statement and CV (as attachments) to GSA by close of business Monday 3 February 2020.
Email jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au