Director, Student Life
• Career opportunity in a leading university residential college
• Work with committed staff and talented students
• Generous remuneration package including accommodation
St John’s College is a Catholic residential college within the University of Sydney accommodating some 250 men and women students. St John’s is dedicated to providing an environment where students can achieve their full potential throughout their time at university. In recent years St John’s has been at the forefront of the movement for cultural renewal in Australia’s residential colleges, and is widely known as a welcoming, inclusive, down to earth environment where new students quickly make friends and find their feet as they begin their university careers.
Reporting to the Rector who is chief executive officer of the College, the Director, Student Life is a senior residential appointment with primary responsibility for student wellbeing and pastoral care. The Director, Student Life works with colleagues and student leaders to sustain and further develop an environment in which students are supported and encouraged in their growth as young adults, particularly in the spheres of their academic work, co-curricular activities and career aspirations.
The appointee will have the capacity to provide strong leadership within the College, inspire and motivate students and staff, and enhance St John’s as a learning community. He or she will demonstrate personal qualities of integrity, sound judgment, perseverance and resilience; respect for the values, teachings and practices of the Catholic Church; and excellent interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills. Selection criteria are set out in the Position Specification.
A remuneration package including a modern 2 bedroom flat will be negotiated with the successful applicant having regard to qualifications and experience.
A Candidate Brochure and the Position Specification, including details of how to apply, are available on the College’s website: www.stjohnscollege.edu.au/careers/
Inquiries may be directed to Christina Goh, Director, People & Culture: [email protected]
Applications close Monday 31 August 2020