Resource Assistant

Date Posted: 9 days ago
Salary: $73,309 - $79,440 a year

Job Description

Job No:976658
Campus Location:Brisbane, North Sydney, Strathfield, Canberra, Ballarat, Melbourne
Functional Unit:Disability Service
Work Type:Continuing part time



  • Coordinate a range of administrative supports for the Disability Service unit across all campuses
  • Provide advice to staff and students in the use of assistive technology
  • Continuing, part time (0.6 must include Wednesdays) role, based in Brisbane, Ballarat, Canberra or Sydney

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,500 staff supporting more than 34,000 students across nine campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney, Strathfield, Blacktown and Rome.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

The Student Success Directorate (SSD) provides students with support services to promote student engagement in university life; to provide opportunities for the development of student leadership; and to provide opportunities for students to develop graduate attributes making them career ready professionals.

The Resource Assistant works closely with the Resource Officer to coordinate a range of administrative support for the Disability Service unit across all campuses. This includes responding to online and phone enquiries, entering records on the database, developing forms and templates and other general administrative tasks.

More specifically the role entails:

  • Coordinating the production and distribution of the alternative format materials for students with a disability
  • Responding and monitoring student enquiries
  • Entering accurate records in the Disability Service database, ensuring data is up-to-date
  • Coordinate and track notetaking services and distribute notes

You will need to have:

  • Completion of a degree without subsequent relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Demonstrated competency in the maintenance of client record systems and client information
  • Demonstrated experience in working with assistive technology software
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • A Working with Children/Vulnerable People clearance

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.


Total remuneration valued to $86,755 total rem - $94,011 total rem (pro rata) pa, including salary component $73,309 - $79,440 (pro rata) pa (Higher Education Worker Level 5), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

General enquiries can be sent to Trevor Ianna, National Manager, Disability Service at

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

Equal Opportunity and Privacy of personal information is University policy. For more details visit:

Applications Close: 17 September, 2021

ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

Advertised: 03 Sep 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 17 Sep 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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