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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Returning Officer (Consultant) Graduate Student Association Elections

The University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (“GSA”) is seeking to engage an experienced returning officer as a consultant to conduct the 2023 GSA Annual Elections, taking place from March to May 2023.

GSA is an independent association that provides all 30,000+ 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, to elect up to 40 candidates for the:

  • GSA Board (up to 8 positions)
  • GSA Representative Council (up to 15 positions)
  • GSA Faculty Council (up to 20 positions)

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 can be found here: https://gsa.unimelb.edu.au/elections/schedule-and-forms/election-schedule/

The work will involve:

  • Receiving and confirming eligibility of nominations
  • Ensuring the process complies with the GSA electoral regulations and constitution
  • Responding to potential breaches or complaints relating to the conduct of elections
  • Conducting the vote on a secure electronic voting system, capable of sending ballots to ~30,000 enrolled graduate students at the University
  • Producing a post-election report for GSA
  • Carrying out other duties ordinarily required of a returning officer or as stated in the GSA electoral regulations

To apply, please provide a detailed proposal to the Interim CEO Jeremy Waite by 5 pm Friday 13 January via jeremy.waite@gsa.unimelb.edu.au. Your prosposal should include:

  • Your prior experience and credentials in conducting elections
  • Proposed costings
  • Names of two referees

Please contact GSA Interim CEO Jeremy Waite at jeremy.waite@gsa.unimelb.edu.au with any questions

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Student Engagement Officer – Graduate Groups

Full time ongoing opportunity exists to join the University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (GSA). The purpose of this role is for the engagement and administration of GSA Graduate Groups (Grad Groups).

How to apply

Please see the detailed position description for more details. Applications must include a CV, cover letter, and a response to the key selection criteria.

Include Job Code – 30041SEO and the title of the role in the email subject. Applications not including details as mentioned will not be accepted.

Any inquiries related to the role:   Kerry Tucker on 03 8344 3802

Applications can be sent directly to jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au

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Content Digital Marketing Officer

Part -Time, ongoing opportunity exists to join the University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (GSA).

The purpose of this role is to increase the engagement, communication, and marketing capacity of GSA with effective and efficient leadership

How to apply

Please see the detailed position description for more details. Applications must include a CV, cover letter, and a response to the key selection criteria.

Include Job Code – 30041CMO and the title of the role in the email subject. Applications not including details as mentioned will not be accepted.

Any inquiries related to the role : Kerry Tucker : 03 8344 3802

Applications can be sent directly to jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au

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Information Officer – Administration & Reception

Full-Time, ongoing opportunity exists to join the University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (GSA).

The purpose of this role is to increase the engagement, communication, and marketing capacity of GSA with effective and efficient leadership

How to apply

Please see the detailed position description for more details. Applications must include a CV, cover letter, and a response to the key selection criteria.

Include Job Code – 30031IO and the title of the role in the email subject. Applications not including details as mentioned will not be accepted.

Applications are due by 20th November 2022, by close of business at 5pm.

Any inquiries related to the role: Kerry Tucker: kerry.tucker@gsa.unimelb.edu.au

Applications can be sent directly to jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au

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Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Full-Time, ongoing opportunity exists to join the University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (GSA).

The purpose of this role is to increase the engagement, communication, and marketing capacity of GSA with effective and efficient leadership

How to apply

Please see the detailed position description for more details. Applications must include a CV, cover letter, and a response to the key selection criteria.

Include Job Code – 30045MCC and the title of the role in the email subject. Applications not including details as mentioned will not be accepted.

Applications are due by 20th November 2022, by close of business at 5pm.

Any inquiries related to the role : Kerry Tucker : kerry.tucker@gsa.unimelb.edu.au

Applications can be sent directly to jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au

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Student Engagement Officer

Full-Time, ongoing opportunity exists to join the University of Melbourne Graduate Student Association (GSA).

The purpose of this role is to increase the engagement, communication, and marketing capacity of GSA with effective and efficient leadership

How to apply

Please see the detailed position description for more details. Applications must include a CV, cover letter, and a response to the key selection criteria.

Include Job Code – 30031SEO and the title of the role in the email subject. Applications not including details as mentioned will not be accepted.

Applications are due by 20th November 2022, by close of business at 5pm.

Any inquiries related to the role: Kerry Tucker: 03 8344 3802

Applications can be sent directly to jobs@gsa.unimelb.edu.au