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The Australian National University

Learning Community Ambassador

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Work type: Casual
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 2/3

Classification:ANU Officer Grade 2/3 (Administration)
Salary package:$35.21 plus 9.5% superannuation 
Terms: Casual appointment
Position overview

Learning Community Ambassadors supports the Student Experience and Career Development team within the Division of Student Life (DSL) with implementing the Learning Communities project. There are 5 different Learning Communities – Sustainability; Cultures; Global Challenges; Creative Arts; and History. Learning Community Ambassadors are responsible for providing opportunities for their Learning Community members to share and develop their mutual interest in the theme of the Learning Community.

The educational philosophy of ANU is that students are part of a community of scholars (see ANU by 2020) and the Division of Student Life’s mission is to 'create opportunities for students to live, learn and grow in a diverse environment that inspires excellence." Learning Communities support this philosophy and DSL’s mission by bringing staff and students with a common interest together; creating opportunities for collaborative learning; and enabling engagement with themes that may be within or outside a member's area of study. Learning Communities offer both the means to integrate the research and educational aspects of the University and offer students a distinctive learning experience. 

As a Learning Community Ambassador, you will design and facilitate events that have an educational focus to provide opportunities for learning outside their degrees and programs to ANU students. Other duties include promoting the Learning Communities and events; communications (primarily via social media); and building relationships with stakeholder within and outside of the university.

The is a casual position available to both postgraduate and undergraduate students and involves approximately 8 hours of work per week across 30 weeks spread out over the academic year. We are looking for enthusiastic ANU students who are able to design and facilitate learning activities; manage stakeholder relations and have strong event management skills and/or experience.

Take the lead and share with others your passion for learning. Become a Learning Community Ambassador and build a community of scholars interested in exploring ideas. 

For more information, please contact Samantha Schofield  P: 02 6125 6690  E:

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on 

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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