Senior Coordinator, Coursework and Pathways

Banyule, Australia
02 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • New opportunity in the La Trobe Graduate Research School
  • Continuing, Full-time position based at our Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $82,684 - $91,135 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe:

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The La Trobe Graduate Research School (GRS) aims to support a dynamic and engaged community of researchers producing world-class research with impact in society. The GRS contributes to an inspiring research and professional development environment by providing graduate research candidates, their supervisors and all researchers with:

  • Modern, professional life-cycle candidature management and administration
  • Exciting industry, community and international engagement opportunities
  • World-class research education and development initiatives
  • Contemporary and academically rigorous research training governance and advice

About the role:

In this role, you will play a central part in administering the coursework of La Trobe University’s graduate research degrees and will facilitate the seamless transition of students from specific coursework programs to our PhD, masters by research and professional doctorate degrees as part of the University’s newly developed PhD Pathway Program.

Skills & Experience:

To be successful in this role you will have completed a degree in a relevant field and possess extensive experience or have the equivalent training, experience and knowledge. Excellent interpersonal skills, especially the capacity to work collaboratively and cooperatively is essential. You will also have a proven ability to focus on objectives rather than procedures and precedents and a demonstrated ability to form detailed knowledge of the interrelationships between a range of policies and activities.

Please refer to the Position Description(s) for other skills and experience required for this role.


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits

How to Apply:

Closing date: Tuesday 16th October 2018 (11.55 PM)

Position Enquiries: Dr Clare McCausland, Senior Manager, Graduate Research School +61 3 9479 3892

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for job no. 557253 under current vacancies.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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