Academic Learning Adviser

Date: 9 May 2024

Job Location: Sydney, NSW, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity


  • Continuing, Part Time (0.4 FTE – 29 hrs/fortnight)
  • School of Access Education 
  • CQUniversity Sydney (Relocation support available) 
  • Total Remuneration $35,965 to $48,091 pa (including salary of $30,391 to $40,638 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading) 

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity


CQUniversity Australia has previously been awarded five-star ratings by The Good Universities Guide 2020 for social equity, first- generation student ratio, undergraduate full-time employment and starting salary, and student support. The School of Access Education manages the University’s enabling courses and supports CQUniversity students to achieve their educational goals. Join a supportive and engaged team involved in resource development, student one-on-ones, group learning, and valuable staff collaborations.


As an Academic Learning Adviser, you will be passionate about supporting CQUniversity students through their learning journey by conducting workshops and personalised consultations aimed at developing their academic skills. In addition, you will be developing teaching activities, and maintaining electronic resources such as information sheets, videos, and online materials. You will have excellent communication and literacy skills with an advanced knowledge of English grammar and sentence structure.


Join a supportive and engaged team involved in materials development, student one-on-ones, group learning, plus productive University staff collaborations. Research opportunities include distance learning, enabling education, learning disabilities and teaching students from different cultures. 

Be rewarded


  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, maternity and paternity leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund) 
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance 
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Position Requirements


  • Demonstrated success in literacy teaching and providing academic learning advice/assistance, illustrating a student focused approach to delivery.
  • Completion of a Bachelor’s degree with industry or professional experience.
  • Familiar with University standards and academic writing, including how to research, write and reference assignments.
  • Detailed knowledge and proficiency to effectively operate University operating systems, for example Moodle and business support software including word processing, spreadsheeting, power points, database systems and email.

Position Description


For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Apply today for a career that changes lives


Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday, 26 May 2024


Job Requisition ID: 4648


Contact Details: 

Anne Braund

(07) 4150 7162


When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.


CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.