Team Leader, HDR Candidature and Examinations

Hawthorn, Australia
09 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Team leadership opportunity
  • Starting salary from $85,461 + 17% super
  • Scope for improving our post graduate student experience

About the job

Reporting to our Senior Manager, Graduate Studies, we are looking for skilled Team Leader to join our Graduate Studies area in a full-time ongoing position. In this role, you will provide leadership to a small team (4-5 FTE) who are responsible for providing a wide range of administrative functions to ensure that matters related to research candidature and examinations are handled efficiently and effectively. With a strong focus on continuous improvement, you will manage administrative matters related to research candidature; progress review; and examinations including the provision of advice to staff and prospective research students on regulations and procedures. 

About Swinburne 

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About you

We are looking for an experienced Team Leader to join us on a full-time ongoing basis. You will have demonstrated team leadership experience ideally with the tertiary sector (we would consider other industries with a high level of legislation and complexity). You will bring a keen eye for process improvement and a strong ability to problem solve complex situations. Collaborative by nature, you are able to work with senior stakeholders in order to manage and exceed their expectations.


  • Enjoy 50% study fee reduction
  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff.

Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. Theres news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer.

Further information and how to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To view the position description or to start an application click on apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume and cover letter outlining your motivation and experience for the role.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Ania Gruba (Recruitment Consultant) via 

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Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Applications close at 5 pm on Thursday 29th November 2018.

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