Coordinator: Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment (SASH) Programs

November 18, 2021

Job Location: Adelaide
Employer: University of South Australia
Full time

About the Role

The Case Coordinator: Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Programs plays a key role in building and coordinating prevention structures and systems and supporting the University to effectively prevent and respond to sexual assault and sexual harassment involving students. Working closely with a range of stakeholders, you will actively contribute to providing a safe, inclusive environment that is free from sexual assault and sexual harassment (SASH) at the University.

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

We are committed to a respectful and inclusive culture in which all students and staff feel safe to reach their full potential.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage cases of student-related complaints of SASH
  • Provide advice on UniSA’s SASH policy and procedures
  • Collaborate with the People, Talent and Culture Unit to develop and implement the University’s annual SASH Action Plan
  • Develop and proactively manage a case management framework and risk assessment to respond to complaints of SASH involving students
  • Develop and maintain resources for students which consider the needs of UniSA’s diverse community

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or a relevant discipline and/or an equivalent combination of extensive relevant experience and training in organisational wellbeing and support service functions
  • Experience and understanding of survivor-centric, trauma informed approaches to sexual assault and sexual harassment complaints and supports
  • Strong research and analytical skills with the ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures, develop strategies, adopt a continuous improvement framework and prepare reports using data from a variety of information sources in order to advise senior management


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17%
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • Corporate health insurance
  • A variety of leave arrangements


As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Miranda McDonald, Manager: Recruitment Central. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 3601.

Applications close: 11.30pm Thursday 2 December 2021

Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

Pursuant to the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (the Act) and the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current Working with Children Check.


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