Manager, La Trobe Abroad

Banyule, Australia
14 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full time, continuing
  • Located at Bundoora Campus
  • $111,473 - $118,095 per annum + 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.  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 Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) Portfolio  is responsible for enhancing the quality of teaching, learning, the student experience, internationalisation, indigenous eduction and employability outcomes. La Trobe International (LTI) is situated within the portfolio and works in partnership with La Trobe’s Divisions, Colleges and Schools to design, promote and deliver diversity in the choice of global mobility experiences at La Trobe for both inbound (study abroad and exchange) and outbound students.

We now have an exciting opportunity to appoint a Manager, La Trobe Abroad to lead and support the implementation of the student mobility strategy within the context of La Trobe University’s Strategic and Globalisation plans. Your main responsibilities will be focused around leading and providing expert advice and support on the International Student Exchange portfolio and fee paying study abroad recruitment functions. Close collaboration with other central units and Colleges to successfully develop and maintain partnerships with overseas institutions, study abroad agents and third party providers which build the University’s brand and positioning in overseas markets, and attract fee-paying and non fee-paying international students to the University will be an important part of this role.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this position you will have a relevant qualification and experience in management, preferably within the higher education sector.  Your understanding of the challenges and opportunities within student mobility and a comprehensive knowledge of the ESOS Act and National Code is essential. You will have demonstrated experience in the successful coordination and implementation of strategic projects including planning, communication, implementation, negotiation, controlling budgets/resources/funding, evaluation and reporting.

In addition, you will have strong negotiation skills which will be demonstrated by your ability to influence and build relationships internally and externally.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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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How to apply

Closing date: Wednesday 28th August 2019 by 11:00 pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Wendy Martinec, Director, Inter Partnerships & Services, +61 3 9479 1112 or

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Alyssa Brabender, Recruitment Consultant, +61 3 9479 1102 or

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities:

We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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