College Employment Opportunities

Dean of Students

St Leo’s College

St Leo's is a Catholic men's residential College located within the University of Queensland's (UQ) St Lucia campus.  The College provides benchmark accommodation services, welfare support and academic assistance to 208 men undertaking undergraduate and post-graduate studies by providing community infrastructure, including access to academic, religious, outreach, welfare and wellbeing services.

St Leo's commenced as a Catholic College at the University of Queensland in 1917 and, as one of the first colleges affiliated with the University has a proud collegiate history and strong relationship with UQ.

The College also has a University-wide reputation for commercial catering and conferencing excellence and supplies casual accommodation when the University is not in session.

The Position

St Leo's invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates for this permanent full time live in position, of Dean of Students.

The Dean of Students reports to the Deputy Head of College and is responsible for the management of resident students, the fostering of a college-wide sense of community and for the care, good order and welfare of the residents of the College.

The Person

To fulfil this role you will be able to demonstrate your:

  • Experience working with young male adults in a residential or educational environment;
  • Understanding of the mental health and welfare needs of young male adults;
  • Understanding of academic processes and procedures within a university;
  • Community leadership skills;
  • Ability to think creatively and independently to find thoughtful solutions to workplace problems including through empowering other stakeholders;
  • Outstanding skills as a communicator and manager of people;

Ability to work within the values of the Catholic Church and the Catholic mission of the College.

An attractive remuneration package, including on-site accommodation, meals and utilities, suitable for families, is offered. 

PD-Dean-of-Students-Position Description

Applications close:  4pm, Friday the 1st July 2022

Please email applications to the Business Manager at

St Leo's College - your new home on campus
College Road, St Lucia Queensland 4067, Australia