Admissions and Selection Coordinator, Arts

Melbourne, Australia
04 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Chief Operating Officer Portfolio
Department/School: Student and Scholarly Services
Salary: $96,002 - $103,921 (UOM 7)
Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Full time - 17% super

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About Student and Scholarly Services 

Student and Scholarly Services provides student administration and services from recruitment and point of enquiry to graduation. This team also delivers wellbeing and scholarly services to students and staff.

About the Role

As the Admissions & Selection Coordinator (Arts) you will play a key role in ensuring quality applicants are converted into enrolments to meet Divisional student load targets. You will work closely with the Admissions & Selection Manager and Future Students Hub teams on the delivering on an integrated recruitment and admissions plan for the Divisions in the Divisional Group and undertake ongoing review and monitoring against the plan.

In a typical week at work, you may:

  • Provide policy and procedural advice on selection matters to Division leadership and Divisional Group staff as required
  • Coordinate selection processes for courses that require deep discipline knowledge and provide expert advice and support to course selection committees, including through data compilation, meeting or circulation support and preparation of related reports
  • Coordinate applications for courses and bursaries in line with University and Divisional priorities, including Graduate Access Melbourne. Provide responses to requests for more information relating to selection reviews and appeals

Please note this is a fixed term role available for 12 months. 

About You

You will be a keen problem solver and a person who has high-level interpersonal and collaborative skills with the ability to develop and maintain productive working relationships and influence optimal outcomes for the University, Faculties and students.

Ideally, you will further have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and or equivalent mix of education and or equivalent mix of education/training and experience
  • Previous experience with admissions within a tertiary education context
  • Demonstrated commitment and experience in providing a high level of service delivery to students and Divisions alike  
  • Desirable: knowledge of University IT Systems relating to student recruitment & selection

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave
  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading
  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs
  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club
  • Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families

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Be Yourself

At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications with current valid working rights in Australia and candidates who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements:

Position Description: Download File PD - Admissions and Selection Coordinator (Arts) 0052803.pdf

Applications close: 19 Jan 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time