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Student Advisor - Disability

Apply now Job no:500765
Area:Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Salary (FTE):Professional Level 07 ($81,883.65 - $89,559.15)
Work type:Part Time - Fixed Term
Location: St Lucia, Brisbane

Student Services Directorate

The Student Services Directorate is part of the Student Affairs Division, which also comprises the Health Service and UQ Advantage Office.  The Student Services Directorate is a unit with a strong focus of providing a broad range of student services including enhancing the student experience and assisting the institution in improving student retention. It comprises of the following sub-units: the Learning Hub, Student Counselling, First-Year Engagement, Accommodation Services, Multi-faith Chaplaincy and is expected to work closely with other Directorates in the Student Affairs Division.  Services are delivered across the St. Lucia, Gatton and Herston campuses.

The role

The Disability Advisor will develop and guide students with a disability to optimise their learning experiences during their studies.  The position will work as part of a larger team in the Learning Hub, who will provide services, across the University's campuses, and work closely with other key providers including Student Counselling, the Libraries and most importantly the Faculties.

The person

Applicants should have completed a relevant human services or humanities qualification such as Social Work, Sociology, Behavioural Science, Psychology and will have subsequent relevant work experience.  The successful applicant will possess good communication and interpersonal skills and will be able to liaise effectively with people at all levels and from diverse backgrounds. A commitment to providing a high level of customer service, the desire to work as part of an integrated team, experience and demonstrated ability to develop and provide support services and programs is required. An interest in keeping abreast of current trends in supporting students with a disability in the learning environment and having the capacity to translate that to the higher education environment is essential.


This is a Part Time ( 25hrs per week) fixed term, appointment at HEW Level 7 until 22 December 2018.  The remuneration package will be in the range $81,883.65 to $89,559.15 p.a. (pro-rata), plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 9.5% (total package will be in the range $89,662.60 to $98,067.27 p.a.).

Position Description

 500765_1224202_Student Advisor Disability.pdf


To discuss this role please contact Kym Powell on +61 7 334 61392   or  To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter and Resume. The Cover letter should address the selection criteria and be no more than 2 A4 pages in length.

For information on completing the application process click here.

You must currently have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.


Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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