Vice Rector, St John’s College

Posted on September 4, 2017


The College
St John’s College is a Catholic community whose members are inspired by high ideals of intellectual excellence, faithful Christian living and witness, and service to society. St John’s was established in 1858 as a college “of and within” the University of Sydney and presently has some 250 men and women resident students, a small number of non-resident students and several resident senior members.

The Vice-Rector is appointed by the College Council and reports to the Rector who is Head of College and chief executive officer.

The Role
This is a residential role with primary responsibility for student wellbeing and pastoral care. The Vice-Rector works to sustain and develop an environment in which students are supported and encouraged in their growth as young adults, particularly in the spheres of academic work, co-curricular activities and career aspirations.

The Vice-Rector is responsible for good order and discipline within the College, liaises closely with the Student Club Committee and Executive, and leads a team of resident tutors, sub-deans and resident assistants.

The Person
The appointee will have a firm commitment to the values, teachings and practices of the Catholic Church, the ability to relate effectively to young adults, and preferably work experience in a residential college.
He or she will have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, be able to manage people and performance successfully, and have appropriate tertiary qualifications.

A remuneration package including a modern 2 bedroom flat will be negotiated with the successful applicant having regard to qualifications and experience.

Application Process
Please email your expression of interest and request for a Position Specification to:
Christina Goh, People & Culture Manager


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