Projects and Communications Manager

Banyule, Australia
26 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
14 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Manage projects and communications for the Office
  • Full time, continuing position based at La Trobe Bundoora Campus
  • $96,022 - $109,805 per annum plus 17% superannuation

About the role

The Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Industry Engagement) Portfolio provides strategic direction and support for research and research performance at La Trobe University.

We now have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Projects and Communications Manager in the Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Industry Engagement). Your main responsibilities will be focused around managing projects related to the Research Plan 2018-22 and communications for the Office of the DVCRIE. Managing, planning and the delivery of multi-media content on the University’s research activities as well as the curation of events and initiatives will also form part of this role. There will also be a requirement for occasional travel to our regional campuses.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this position you will bring broad experience in communications, project and event management, high level communication skills including written and editorial skills, with the ability to research, analyse and prepare articles and presentations on a wide range of information and topics.

The successful applicant will be someone that enjoys working in a small team and therefore is prepared to be ‘hands on’. You will possess a flexible and an adaptable approach to your work and be very focused on the detail.


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How to Apply

Closing date: Sunday 14th July 2019 at 11:55 pm

Position Enquiries: Faiza Muhammad Fauzi – Senior Adviser.   TEL:  (03) 9479 3799. Email:

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.

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for job number 558478 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.