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Equitable Learning Facilitator


Employment Type: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Duration: 1 x 9-month fixed term position AND 1 x continuing position
Remuneration: $100, 331 - $108, 588
Location: Kensington, NSW (Hybrid Flexible Working)

About UNSW:

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing extraordinary things. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do. Taking this combined approach is what makes our work matter. It’s the reason we’re one of the top 50 universities in the world and a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight. If you want a career where you can thrive, be challenged and do meaningful work, you’re in the right place.


Why Your Role Matters:

The Equitable Learning Facilitator is a key position in the Student Success theme, within the Education Pillar of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Education & Student Experience (PVCESE). In this position, you will have the opportunity to work with an incredible team of practitioners who support the educational needs of students with all abilities, mental health conditions and/or long-term health concerns. Your role in ensuring equity, diversity, and inclusion and increased participation and success in education will align with the UNSW 2025 Strategy to enhance Educational Excellence and the Student Experience.

UNSW have two Equitable Learning Facilitator positions available – 1 x maternity leave cover (9 months) and 1 x continuing position. Please submit your application if you are interested in either position.



Work closely with students and provide expert advice to develop, negotiate and implement educational adjustments and services that consider the impacts of their disability, long-term health concern or mental health condition
Manage a caseload and maintain accurate and professional case notes, data and statistics
Support students to develop self-management skills and build independence in study, particularly in relation to the use of inclusive (assistive) technology
Refer students to internal and external support services and contribute to case discussion and/or case coordination with relevant UNSW services
Contribute to the development and review of Equitable Learning services operational plans, policies, procedures and services


Who You Are:

Demonstrated experience working with student and ability to use sound judgement to assess the learning impact of studying for students with all abilities, long term health concerns and/or mental health conditions that impact their learning journey
Relevant qualifications and experience related to educational programs and initiatives including experience in secondary or tertiary education, occupational therapy, disability and accessibility support, social work and/or psychology
Demonstrated understanding of the key issues impacting accessibility to education coupled with knowledge and understanding of inclusive practice and equal opportunity principles and policies
Strong student focused service orientation together with interpersonal and communication skills
Understanding of application and use of inclusive technologies to support learning and independence for students living with a disability
Benefits and Culture:

People are at the core of everything we do. We recognise it is the contributions of our staff who make UNSW one of the best universities in Australia and the world.


Our benefits include:

Flexible Working Options (work from home, flexible hours etc)
Career development opportunities
17% Superannuation contributions and additional leave loading payments
Additional 3 days of leave over Christmas period
Discounts and entitlements (retail, education, fitness)
How to Apply:

Make each day matter with a meaningful career at UNSW. Submit your application online before the 5th October, 2022 at 11:55pm. A copy of the Position Description can be on JOBS@UNSW.


Get in Touch:


Claire Hankinson

Talent Acquisition Consultant


Please apply through the application portal and not via the contact above.



UNSW is committed to evolving a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community where everyone can participate fairly, in a safe and respectful environment. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage applications from people of diverse gender, sexual orientation, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability and those with caring and family responsibilities. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.


The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.



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Job CategoryTraining & Education
Job FieldEducation & Training
Employment BasisFull Time
Salary Range$100K - $120K
LocationInner City Sydney

Download Position Description

How to Apply

Make each day matter with a meaningful career at UNSW. Submit your application online before the 5th October, 2022 at 11:55pm. A copy of the Position Description can be on JOBS@UNSW.


ContactClaire Hankinson
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