Employment

About GSA

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 30,000 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 149 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.
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Executive Assistant

Part-time fixed term (until December 2022) opportunity exists for an experienced administrator to join the University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (GSA).

The objective of this position is to provide high level executive administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) through the adoption of best practice meeting management and administrative workflows within GSA and in collaboration with the GSA Board and other GSA managers.

Please see the attached position description for more details.

Executive Assistant to CEO Position Description

Applications (including CV, Cover Letter, and a response to the Key Selection Criteria) can be sent directly to jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au

Applications are due by the 29th January 2021, by close of business 5pm. Please include the title of the role in the email subject.

Any enquiries can be directed to Rachna Muddagouni on 0434 687 067 between Mon-Fri 9-5pm only.

Graduate Policy and Advocacy Officer

Part-time fixed term (until December 2021) opportunity exists for a currently enrolled graduate student at the University of Melbourne to join the Graduate Student Association’s graduate program.

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

Please see the attached position description for more details.

Graduate Policy and Advocacy Officer Position Description

Applications (including CV, Cover Letter, and a response to the Key Selection Criteria) can be sent directly to jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au

Applications are due by the 29th January 2021, by close of business 5pm. Please include the title of the role in the email subject.

Please note, you must be a currently enrolled graduate student at the University of Melbourne to be eligible for this role. Previous graduate staff are not eligible to reapply.

Any enquiries can be directed to Natasha Abrahams on 03 9035 8623

Team Leader Student Engagement & Communication

Part-time fixed term (until December 2022) opportunity exists for an experienced community engagement professional to join the University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (GSA).

The role will work with the Manager Student Engagement and Communications to support the staff to implement and execute the student engagement and communication functions of the GSA, meeting its objectives of:

  • Creating fun, social events that help build a strong GSA community.
  • Creating greater outreach and awareness of GSA (its purpose and services) via events and activities.
  • Helping create an image and impression of GSA commensurate with our brand values and operational values.
  • Support the strengthening of training and development for graduates, innovate programs to assist transition to work and to support emotional and mental health.
  • Develop and strengthen Graduate Group Programs to better engage GSA with the graduate community.
  • Develop and implement our marketing strategies and campaigns to drive brand awareness, student engagement and experience.

The role will also ensure our brand’s unique identity and tone of voice speaks the same language across the multitude of marketing communication channels to ensure we are truly connecting and reaching out to our audience.

Ultimately, you will help us improve GSA’s reputation and drive growth.

Please see the attached position description for more details.

Team Leader Student Engagement & Communication Position Description

Applications (including CV, Cover Letter, and a response to the Key Selection Criteria) can be sent directly to jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au

Applications are due by the 12th February 2021, by close of business 5pm. Please include the title of the role in the email subject.

Any enquiries can be directed to Tevita Lesuma on 0411 732 138 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm only)

Content Development/Graphics Officer

Part-time fixed term (until December 2021) opportunity exists for an experience content creator to join the University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (GSA).

The role provides support and undertakes tasks to increase online communication and marketing capacity with effective and efficient communications for graduates including social media, stakeholder engagement, promoting events, publications and digital media. The role will also be responsible for all online/print content and design to support all major events and activities.

Please see the attached position description for more details.

Content Development/Graphics Officer Position Description

Applications (including CV, Cover Letter, and a response to the Key Selection Criteria) can be sent directly to jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au

Applications are due by the 12th February 2021, by close of business 5pm. Please include the title of the role in the email subject.

Any enquiries can be directed to Tevita Lesuma on 0411 732 138 (Monday-Friday 9am-5pm only)

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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.