Bond University

International Student Transition Project Officer

Bond University

14 University Dr, Robina QLD 4226, Australia

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Full-time, Fixed Term for 12 months

Reference number: 117521860

About the position

As Australia's first private University, Bond University based at Robina, Gold Coast seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow's professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

  • Collaborative work environment that celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Be part of a dynamic and supportive team with a strong emphasis on wellbeing
  • Join a community that values creativity, innovation, and critical thinking

International Student Transition Project Officer

Student Success and Wellbeing

Full-time, Fixed Term for 12 months

Position Reference No:117521860

Join Australia’s number one University for student experience*, and enjoy staff benefits including:

  • Free staff car parking
  • 36.75 hour standard work week
  • Access to flexible work/work from home arrangements#
  • Up to 18/26 weeks of parental leave#
  • Salary packaging options for FBT and Non-FBT items#
  • 17.5% of base salary leave loading
  • Staff wellbeing program
  • Study assistance for staff and dependents#
  • Corporate health and finance discounts
  • Onsite Medical Centre and Counselling Services
  • Onsite Sports Centre including gym, fitness classes and pool#

About the Position

The International Student Transition Projects Officer will be responsible for supporting the development and embedding of a range of resources and educative initiatives to enhance the support and advice provided to international students as they transition and settle into university.

This role will be responsible for providing information and resources focused on welcome, transition, and orientation related activities, as well as specialist advice relating to academic progress and support, including intervention strategies, as required under the National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (National Code), with the aim of facilitating overall enhancements to student transition, health and wellbeing and success.

Reporting to the Director Student Success and Wellbeing, the role will work closely with their Student Success Advising teams, SASQ Faculty teams, Office of Future Students, and the Student Business Services. 

About the person

Ideally, the successful applicant will have:

  • A relevant HE qualification in human services, education, or related field and at least 2 years relevant experience working with culturally diverse communities in education, human services, or a related field in the higher education sector or in a large, complex organisation.
  • A sound understanding of current issues in international student transition and retention in higher education in Australia, as well as the ability to acquire new and complex information, including University courses, processes and procedures, and academic risk factors.
  • Strong and effective cross-cultural interpersonal and communication skills with capacity to work collaboratively and effectively with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders to inform improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability to efficiently perform diverse tasks, exercising initiative, prioritise, and sound judgement to problem solve and achieve outcomes with attention to quality and accuracy in a demanding and dynamic work environment.
  • Understanding of the ESOS National Code and the ability to apply the requirements to ensure optimal service delivery.
  • Evidence of a current blue card.

Salary details

The salary for the position commences at $94,084.94 per annum, plus 12% superannuation.

Additional information

Position-related enquiries can be directed to Stephanie Taylor, Director of Student Success and Wellbeing on

Application and submission details

For further details regarding this appointment, please reference the Position Description and Selection Criteria.

Applicants can apply using the Apply Now button. All candidates are required to register online via our candidate portal prior to submitting an application. We request that you submit the necessary supporting documents to support your online application. These documents should include your Curriculum Vitae/Resume and a Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description above.

For current Bond University staff, apply directly via HR Connect, log in with staff credentials, from the Home dashboard select Careers, select the role and apply.

If you require any assistance with your application submission, please visit Applying for jobs at Bond.

Applications close: 5:00pm, Sunday 9th June 2024

Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Please note, the successful applicant will be required to produce a certified copy of their highest qualification received prior to commencement of duty.

Conditions of employment are offered under a Bond Workplace Agreement (BWA).

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.

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