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Disability Support Project Officer - University of Adelaide

Employment Status: Fixed term 12-month, part time, 29.4 hours per week. (HEO7) $91,187 - $101,987 per annum, (pro rata) plus 17% superannuation

The Role

The University of Adelaide are seeking a motivated and experienced Disability Support Project Officer to join their passionate team on a part-time basis. You will report to the Manager, Disability Service and will be responsible for developing a framework for a Peer Mentor Program aimed at improving engagement with students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

You will collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders to coordinate projects and conduct focus group discussions to enable the creation of a robust mentor program designed to attract, transition, support and retain students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.


  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in working with students diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with students on issues related to access, inclusion, and equity.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of consumer engagement and partnership projects and ethos.
  • Demonstrated project management skills including needs assessment, planning, community consultation, evaluation, implementation, and leadership.
  • Strong communication, analytical and negotiation skills, including the capacity to liaise with and develop relationships across the University and community sector.
  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills with a high level of data literacy, attention to detail and ability to undertake multiple complex tasks with competing deadlines.

Applications close: Sunday 18 June 2023

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