Manager, International Research Engagement

Hawthorn, Australia
25 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Building and maintain international partnerships
  • Salary from $95,919 + 17% super
  • Contribute to creating research with impact

About the job

We are looking for an experienced professional to join our high performing International Research Engagement Team. In this diverse and exciting role, you will be accountable for developing and maintaining relationships with our international partners. This will include identifying prospective partnerships as well as growing our existing partnerships. Additionally, you will be required to recruit PhD students under joint supervision with our international partners. This role will require you to travel a considerable amount in addition to being available on-campus.

About Swinburne

Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships (ideally gained in a similar type of role). Your previous roles will have seen you recruiting students and have a keen understanding of the education landscape both domestically and internationally. You will also possess a bachelor’s degree with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education and training.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Private health insurance discounts
  • Flexible working arrangements

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, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

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

For further information about the position, please contact Pankaj Arora, Director, International Research Engagement on +613 9214 5407 or via email

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Applications close at 5 pm on 28 February 2019

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