Student Support Officer

We are seeking a suitably qualified professional for the role of Student Support Officer at our Mildura campus.
The successful incumbent will support vulnerable SuniTAFE Students at risk of leaving mainstream education to remain engaged with SuniTAFE services by:
  • providing appropriate support to individuals in need,
  • working with students to improve engagement, retention and attendance
  • Provide advocacy for students.
Published September 11, 2019
Location Mildura, Australia
Category Student Services
Job Type Fixed Term – 12 Month Contract

Key responsibilities

  • The successful incumbent will be required to have:
  • Relevant Degree or Diploma with relevant work experience; or a suitable combination of lesser qualification and significant relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong networks and interact effectively with colleagues, students, teachers and support agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively support vulnerable people to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to undertake project work as required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a Child Safe Organisation.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills to build relationships and communicate with stakeholders.
  • Experience in an education environment would be advantageous.


How to Apply

Candidates are always encouraged to apply for positions that match their particular skill set. When you are applying for a position at SuniTAFE you will need to supply the following information:
  • A cover letter – tell us a bit about yourself and your experiences
  • A current resume – demonstrating where you have worked and what you have done, be sure to include your professional references
  • Copies of current qualifications – relating to the role you are applying for
  • A document addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description
  • For assistance addressing Key Selection Criteria please visit the how to apply page on the Victorian Government Careers website.
All applications must be made by the position closing date and sent to

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