Working Party Applications

NAAUC is currently seeking motivated, innovative and enthusiastic individuals to join the 2019 team in delivering the 51st National Conference to be held in December at International House at the University of Melbourne.

The role of the working party is integral to shaping the academic and social facets of conference. This includes facilitating delegate engagement and reflection, contributing to the development of academic sessions, and event management.

In order to fill the positions applicants must reside within the Great Melbourne area. They should also be:

  • Experienced with residential leadership or similar

  • Capable of effective time management

  • Able to work well interpersonally in dynamic team settings

  • Experienced in event management

Ideal candidates will have the following key attributes:

  • Innovative

  • Collaborative

  • Self-motivated

  • Energetic

It is essential that successful applicants be able to commit to the following dates:

  • Saturday 23rd March - Sunday 24th March

  • Saturday 28th September - Sunday 29th September

  • Monday 25th November - Sunday 8th December

If you have the requisite experience and are keen to make a difference to the Australian residential community please submit a cover letter no longer than one page addressing the above points and your CV to:

Applications close on Friday 1st of March at 11:59pm.

Interviews for successful applicants will be held between the 9th-10th March. Venue and time will be communicated closer to the date.



Conference Director Applications

NAAUC is seeking two motivated individuals to join the 2019 Executive to organise the 51st NAAUC National Conference in the summer of 2019. All applications are welcome, however applicants from Victoria will have preference, as this is where the conference will be held. The two roles are ideally split into 1 conference logistic director, and 1 conference social director.

Ideal qualities of a successful candidate:

  • Excellent verbal, written and technological communication skills

  • Capable of supervising and ensuring deadlines are met

  • Work effectively in a team setting

  • Excellent event planning ability

  • Strong leadership experience

  • Passion for student wellbeing and development of tertiary residential industry

  • Desire to champion equality within residential communities

  • Ability to work autonomously

Expectations of the role are:

  • Organise a 7-day National Conference

  • Work collaboratively with Conference Director counterpart

  • Hire and manage a team of Working Party members

  • Regularly attend scheduled Executive meetings via video call

  • Maintain relationships with various stakeholders in the operation of National Conference

  • Financial responsibility and ability to maintain budgetary controls

  • Further the development of the tertiary residential industry

This is a great opportunity to be become part of a passionate and highly motivated team committed to creating positive change in the wider residential community. In this role on the NAAUC team you will work with like-minded and highly personable individuals, no doubt creating lifelong friendships. Furthermore, this role provides scope for personal growth and skills whilst forming a network of professional colleagues from a range of areas.  

For further information about this position please email

Applications addressing the selection criteria should also be emailed to before 11.59pm AEST Wednesday 5th December.




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