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Director of Students – Full time, Residential Position

Director of Students – Full time, Residential Position

Director of Students
Wesley College
Within the University of Sydney

Full Time Residential Role

Wesley College is a Uniting Church Residential College for young women and men who undertake full time undergraduate study at the University of Sydney. We are situated in the centre of the University campus in Camperdown, very close to the Sydney CBD and at the same time surrounded by the beautiful heritage buildings of the college precinct and green spaces of the University.

The College is committed to fostering a vibrant community of learning and personal growth for our students, underpinned by its core values of respect and integrity.

We are currently seeking to fill the position of Director of Students. This role reports to the Master and forms part of the executive leadership team of the College. This position is responsible for enhancing day to day student life, working alongside the Director of Programs. In the Master’s absence, this position is one of two positions to have delegated authority (the other being Director of Programs).

The College Counsellor, Community Leaders (CL’s) and student employees of the College report directly to this position. The Director of Students, under direction of the Master, maintains effective relationships with students and other relevant stakeholders.

The Director of Students is expected to reside on site in an unfurnished self-contained 2 bedroom (plus study) apartment. The position is full time and requires a flexible approach to working hours. The remuneration package for the position, which includes salary plus accommodation package will be negotiated based on the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.

Application procedure

Your application should include:

1. A covering letter addressing the key skills and attributes defined in the Position Description and your relevant experience in leadership roles with young adults.

2. A Curriculum Vitae

3. Names and contact details of 2 Confidential Referees, including your relationship to them.

Applications should be addressed to The Master and marked ‘Confidential – Director of Students’ and sent via email to

For any enquiries, please send an email to the Master’s PA ( address above) including your contact phone number and we will contact you directly. All enquiries will be treated as confidential.

Applications close on Monday 3rd May 2021.

Position Description for Director of Students 2021 (126kB)

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    1 Personal Details
    2 Job History
    3 Residency
    * Are you an Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident?
    If no, do you have a working visa?Note: to be eligible for employment, applicants must have the appropriate work visa or have permanent residency status