Casework and Policy Officer (Part time 0.9)

Employer: Students’ Representative Council, of the University of Sydney

Work Type/s: Permanent part time

Classification/s: Education and Training Advocacy and Campaigns

Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)

Location: Darlington, NSW

Job posted on: 12th March, 2021

Applications close: 28th March, 2021

The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Sydney has a vacancy for a Caseworker and Policy Officer in a permanent part time position (0.9). The rate of pay is $90,577 p.a (pro-rata to 0.9) and has generous leave provisions and conditions as outlined in the SRC’s Enterprise Agreement. The office is situated on the Darlington campus, although staff are currently working from home, due to COVID-19. During this time, access to the office space may be available by arrangement.

The SRC is the representative body of all undergraduate students of the University, run by and for students. The Council consists of elected student representatives, who in turn elect an executive council and departmental officers.

Services provided by the SRC include casework advice and advocacy; interest-free financial and equipment loans to students; promotion and distribution of information relevant to students; publication of a weekly (semester-time) newspaper and other student-targeted materials, and representation of students’ rights at campus and community levels. The SRC has a memorandum of understanding with the SRC Legal Service to provide students with legal advice. More detailed information about our service is available on our website.

The Casework & Policy Officer will be part of a dynamic team providing advice and advocacy to undergraduate students in a diverse range of areas, including academic appeals, Centrelink issues and tenancy matters.

For your application to be considered please follow the instructions listed in the information pack below.

Applications are due by 11:59pm, Sunday 28th March, 2021. Interviews will be conducted on Wednesday 31st March, 2021.