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Resident Fellow

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Work type: Part time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Student Services


Employment Type: Fixed Term (14 hour week)

Duration: till Dec 2022 with option to extend 

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

Benefits and Culture:

This isn’t your typical office role. At UNSW you belong to a vibrant campus community, where dreamers are doers. You are constantly surrounded by inspiration, no matter what your position. Our motto, “Make It Matter” is at the heart of everything we do, here, your work makes a real difference to people’s lives


To Apply: Make each day matter with a meaningful career at UNSW. Submit your application online before Sunday 14th August. Please note, we will be screening and progressing applications as received so don't delay your application, apply now.

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


Kim Symons

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

UNSW is committed to equity diversity and inclusion. Applications from women, people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those living with disabilities, members of the LGBTIQ+ community; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff. The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.



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