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Disability and Learning Access Officer - Federation

The Federation University Australia's Student Experience and Administration Services (SEAS) Directorate oversees the provision of services across the whole student lifecycle from inquiry to graduation. The Disability and Learning Access Officer works as part of the Disability and Learning Access Unit (DLAU) and is responsible for the development of a learning and working environment that enables as full a participation in University life as possible for TAFE and Higher Education students.

About you

Reporting to the Coordinator, Disability Services you will demonstrate knowledge of anti-discrimination and equal opportunity legislation and the rights of people with a disability studying in TAFE and Higher Education.  Engaging and communicating with people with a disability, and staff and students throughout the organisation and in the broader community you will have the ability to assess and understand the complexity of issues experienced by people with a disability.

You will:

  • maintain a client caseload and coordinate the implementation of disability related adjustments for students;
  • develop systems supporting and empowering students with disabilities;
  • coordinate the provision of study support to students;
    support prospective students with disabilities transitioning to University; and
  • advise teaching students with a disability providing them with information, consultation and referrals.

Directions from Victoria’s Chief Health Officer require all Victorian-based Federation University workers to have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 22 October 2021 and to be fully vaccinated by 26 November 2021, unless they are an Excepted Person as defined by the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. All applicants must therefore be able to comply with this requirement.

 Applications close: Sunday 5 December 2021

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