Student Advocacy and Support Advisor

Overview of Organisation

The Monash Student Association is looking for current or graduate university students with an interest in advocacy and student support to work casually in our Student Advocacy and Support service as Student Advocacy and Support Advisors. 

The position involves providing advice and advocacy to students facing Academic Review (possible exclusion) at Monash. 

We are looking for applicants with excellent interpersonal skills, an understanding of advocacy principles, excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to review and edit documents.

Hours of Work

Working hours are variable and highly dependent on faculty committee hearing schedules. 

Workloads may vary between one full day per fortnight to several days per week in peak periods, and may be flexible to meet your availability. 

Applicants are advised that the peak period is during January/February and August/September. 

Work location: Mainly at Monash University Clayton campus, with some possible WFH shifts and occasional shifts at Caulfield or Parkville campus

To be eligible for this role you must be available to attend Training on Tuesday 21 November (date TBC). You must be available for on campus shifts from Jan to March 2024

Application Process

Applications must include:

  •       Resume with at least 3 current referees,
  •       Cover Letter
  •       Academic Transcript
  •       Your responses to all selection criteria outlined at the end of the position description
  •       Your answers to the additional SAS Employment Selection Questions

Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria point by point in a separate document will not be considered.

Please click here for the position description

Please click here for the additional Employment Selection Questions

For further information or to apply for this position please contact the MSA Student Advocacy team at

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 25 October, 5pm

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