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University Program Coordinator - UniSA


About batyr

batyr is a ‘for purpose’ preventative mental health organisation, created and driven by young people, for young people. We run programs that help smash the stigma surrounding mental health and empower young people to reach out for support. We help create supportive communities.

We are an energetic, fun and dynamic team who are passionate about changing the way we speak about mental health. Excitingly, we are on the hunt to build our team with even more passionate, skilled and driven people to continue to develop our high-performance culture and expand the reach and impact of batyr. If you want a workplace where you can bring all of your full, weird and wonderful self to the office each day, this is the place.

Working With Us

At batyr, we make sure we have fun while doing important work. We care deeply about those we welcome into our work-family and do our best to support our team. We do this by:

  • Providing all permanent staff with a wellbeing budget that you can use for the gym, new surfboard, pottery class, ukulele lessons… almost whatever you need to help keep you feeling good
  • Providing ongoing professional training and wellbeing sessions
  • Structured internal and external mentoring
  • Wellbeing leave - your personal leave doesn’t just have to be for sick days, at batyr you can also use this leave to support your mental health and wellbeing
  • Mid-year and start-of-year retreats
  • Flexible working arrangements


You love to immerse yourself in uni life, and get amongst it to help create events and activations that get students pumped. You know how to connect with people, and love supporting the people around you to succeed. You’re super organised, have a brain for planning and logistics, and take a positive approach to solving problems. Mostly, you want to make sure everyone gets around having positive conversations about mental health, and make the students at UniSA feel part of the batyr herd! As with all of our employees, you will have an active interest in tackling the stigma in young people around mental health, and are aligned to batyr’s five values; empathy, inclusive, balance, positive and bold.


The University Program Coordinator (UniSA) will be the batyr rep on the University of South Australia campuses and online, working alongside contacts at the university to deliver the batyr@uni program across faculties, colleges, residential halls, and societies. The university program at UniSA is aimed at reducing stigma and increasing help seeking behaviour for young people and promoting the message that it’s ok to not be ok.

The role will play an important part in nurturing and developing batyr’s relationships with key stakeholders within the university, and in the success of the partnership more broadly. This role will assist in the direction of batyr’s core university program at UniSA, identifying needs and helping the team continue to improve how we do things at batyr’s partner universities.

This role will report directly to the State Manager (VIC/SA) based in Melbourne.

All candidates will need to hold a current Working with Children Check and Police Check, or be willing to obtain these within one (1) month of starting the role.

Please see the attached job description for full details on the role, responsibilities and selection criteria.

batyr is a safe and inclusive workplace. Those from minority or marginalised communities are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is definitely not limited to, people with a lived-experience of mental ill health, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, LGBTQIA+ people, and people with disabilities.

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