Senior Coordinator, Orientation and Transition

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Banyule, Australia
05 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Coordinator, Orientation and Transition

  • Form close partnerships with key stakeholders to drive orientation programs and transition initiatives across La Trobe University’s many campuses
  • Full time, continuing role based at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $92,830 - $106,409  per annum plus up to 17% superannuation

 About the role

The Senior Coordinator, Orientation and Transition will report to the Senior Manager, Transition and Success and will support the implementation of the La Trobe University 2018 – 2022 Strategic plan. The primary function of this role involves working with students, the Colleges and relevant stakeholders to deliver targeted and informed programs, initiatives and resources that support the early and ongoing transition of students into the University learning environment, irrespective of pathway, study mode or point of entry.

This position is responsible for the successful delivery of initiatives and programs in the Orientation and Transition portfolio across all La Trobe University campuses and the incumbent will be required to travel to the regional campuses from time to time or as directed.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated experience developing, implementing and managing targeted orientation and transition-related programs, activities and events within the higher education sector
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to negotiate, motivate, influence and build solid, collaborative relationships.
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills with successful experience in managing and leading staff that are brought together to achieve differing goals;
  • A relevant degree with substantial extension of the theories and principles, learned through experience; or a range of management experience working in a higher education setting.

If you are energetic and passionate about supporting student success within the High Education sector, then this opportunity might be for you; be sure to APPLY NOW!


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits

How to Apply

Closing date: 11 pm Sunday 28th October 2018

Position Enquiries: Dr. Rebecca Eaton,


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

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

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Senior Recruitment Business Partner Justin Bolton on +61 (03) 9479 1073

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for job number 557286 under current vacancies.

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.

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