Curtin University of Technology

Curtin University of Technology

Coordinator, Students as Partners



Job Reference: 1150385

Student Success

The Student Success team offers vital services that enhance students' employability, foster skill development, and promote engagement from university enrolment through to graduation and beyond. Students as Partners embodies a commitment between students and staff to collaborate as equals in learning, research, and university governance. This collaborative framework encourages active consultation, meaningful dialogue, and joint action to drive positive transformations at the University.

Your new role

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Student Success team as a Coordinator, Student as Partners. In this role you will work in partnership with students, advocate to have their voices heard, and support the development of our student leaders. As a part of Curtin's Social Impact Hub, you will work on student-driven social impact projects, design learning resources, facilitate workshops and work across all areas of the university, collaborating with students and staff.

This position is a full time, fixed term 12-month contract.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide leadership and advocacy for Students as Partners at Curtin
  • Coordinate the Students as Partners Leadership Group and Community of Practice
  • Collaborate with students, staff, external partners, and the Leadership Group to establish and deliver Students as Partners initiatives and annual priorities across Curtin.
  • Engage in national and international Students as Partners knowledge- exchange activities.
  • Coordinate the Social Impact Hub's Student Partnership initiatives.
  • Design and deliver Students as Partners resources, training and promotional materials for students and staff.
  • Support the Student Development Consultant (Leadership) in facilitating Leadership training to students.
  • Maintain currency of knowledge relating to Students as Partners, sustainability, social impact and leadership.
  • We are looking for (the ideal candidate):

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Advanced organisational skills.
  • Proficient in conducting needs analysis and crafting top-tier resources, programs, and services tailored for adult learners.
  • Experience in project management and supporting change management.
  • Experience with devising and executing processes and strategies to ensure exceptional program and service outcomes.
  • Broad understanding of UN Sustainable Development Goals (desired).
  • Experience working in the Higher Education sector (desired).
  • As this is a fixed-term contract, you will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Marc Phillips, Manager, Social Impact Hub on [email protected]. Why Choose Us? Our staff are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide Australia and the world with quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a friendly place where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are a part of everyday life.

    Our vibrant Bentley campus includes a gym, childcare, medical centre, art gallery, hotel, endless food options including a supermarket, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, accessible parking, and excellent public transport connections.

  • Global Excellence : Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Adaptable Work Environment : Embrace flexibility with a role based at our Bentley campus.
  • Rewards Beyond Salary : Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) and customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise.
  • Time Well-Spent : Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Curtin University Leave (2 days), Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. Plus, access to Long Service Leave after 7 years of continuous service (65 days/13-week entitlement for full-time staff).
  • Recognition for Prior Service : Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
  • Health and Wellness : Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin's wellbeing locations at https: //
  • For more information about our university visit www. Join us!

    Please provide a cover letter, and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

    To view a copy of the Position Description, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser.

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    Applications close: 1:00pm AWST, Thursday, 18 April 2024.

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin's satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.

    Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

    Job details


    Coordinator, Students as Partners


    Curtin University of Technology




    April 04, 2024

    Application deadline

    April 18, 2024

    Job type



    Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    Curtin University is a future-focused university based in the scenic city of Perth, Australia, with additional campuses in regional Western Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Mauritius.

    The University is recognised for its strengths in teaching and research innovation, which is reflected in its standing as Western Australia’s top public university for graduate and postgraduate employment, according to the Good Universities Guide 2021.

    We were established in 1966 as the ‘Western Australian Institute of Technology’, before gaining university status and changing our name to ‘Curtin’ in 1987 in honour of the former Australian Prime Minister.

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