Resident Advisors


About Us

Founded in 1872 as the first college of the University of Melbourne, Trinity College is a vibrant, diverse community, inspiring and enabling students of exceptional promise from Australia and around the world in its various educational programs, including a Residential College, a Theological School and a Pathways School. The College has more than 300 staff and a diverse student body of more than 2,000 students from a wide range of socioeconomic, geographical and cultural backgrounds. This has created a vibrant and supportive learning community. 

About the role

The purpose of this position is to provide pastoral support and to model academic leadership to our Residential College student body, with specific responsibility for students on a residential corridor/in a residential building. Resident Advisors liaise with the college-appointed Student Coordinator in keeping a watching brief on the wellbeing of all students, ensuring the safety of students at College events, and maintaining the good order of the corridor. Resident Advisors are expected to be available for students and College functions in the evenings and on weekends, and to play a full role in the life of the College. They also play a key role in promoting and maintaining the positive culture of Trinity College in all aspects of College life. Resident Advisors are encouraged to teach in the tutorial program, which is managed separately.

Hours of work: 15 hours per week across a minimum of four nights. This role requires additional hours to be worked outside of these hours for which overtime rates will apply.

Salary: $20,000 per annum plus 10% superannuation and 17.5% leave loading. Salary will be paid fortnightly.

Note: Resident Advisors pay rent for their accommodation. The rent payment includes all meals and utilities, and reasonable access to internet data. A reduced rental rate is available for a 2 meal per day option for Resident Advisors. Rental Rates range from $422-$520 per week, depending on which building the Advisor is placed, and which meal arrangement is chosen at the time of employment

Enquiries: Anthony McGirr, Associate Dean - Student Services / Phone: (03) 9348 7225

To apply: Applicants must be Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents or hold a valid work permit/ visa. The successful applicant must secure/be in the process of securing, a Working with Children Check (Employee) approval. 

To be considered for this role, you must submit a current copy of your resume, cover letter and your response to the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description. 

Trinity College is committed to the safety of all students, including those from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Contract/Contract - part-time

Job no: KLAO00385

Location: Parkville, 100 Royal Parade

Closing Date: Friday, 18 June 2021