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Resident Fellow

Apply now Job no: 504039
Work type: Part time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Student Services

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing great things. But what makes us different isn’t what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do.

Employment Type: Fixed Term (14 hour week)

Duration: till Dec 2022 

Remuneration: $55K - $61K plus 17% superannuation

Location: Kensington NSW

  • Study on campus and work on campus
  • Build a career that feels like a calling
  • Progress your career by taking advantage of the many training and development opportunities available to you


Why your role matters  

The Resident Fellow plays an important role within the Pro Vice-Chancellor Education & Student Experience portfolio, Wellbeing Pillar, Accommodation & UNSW Colleges theme by being a leading example to student residents, in their professional and personal lives.

As a Resident Fellow you will contribute to building and supporting a collegiate community across the student resident cohort and includes taking an active role in floor and College events, participating in meetings and training, assisting in the overnight on-call Duty Roster, assisting students in meeting their academic requirements, as well as taking an interest in the student residents of the College and promoting relationships between residents.

Who you are

Ideally you will be a UNSW student looking for a role that fits in with your studies.

To be successful you must have:

  • Be engaged in study, academic employment and/or professional work associated with UNSW with a high level of academic achievement and/or demonstrated excellence in a professional field
  • Experience in tutoring, teaching or training
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to contribute to the collegiate community life of the Colleges
  • Proven ability to display sensitivity, confidentiality and responsiveness to the needs of resident students and staff
  • Experience in and/or a good understanding of the diverse needs and interests of students from a broad range of backgrounds and cultures, from within Australia and from overseas
  • An understanding of relevant equity and diversity policies, especially of harassment and discrimination policies, as they would relate to a College environment
  • Certification, or a willingness to undertake, First Aid, Fire Warden, Mental Health Awareness and other training
  • Commitment to attending and maintaining Mental Health Awareness and other student support training
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training

To Apply: Please submit your CV, Cover Letter and responses to the Selection Criteria (Who you are above).

Please note applications sent to the contact below can not be accepted.


Kim Symons

Talent Acquisition Consultant

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.


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