In2science Coordinator

Hawthorn, Australia
27 Sep 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Crucial coordinator role at Swinburne University
  • Part time, fixed term position to January 2024, at our Hawthorn campus
  • HEW 6 salary + 17% superannuation

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has become available at Swinburne University for an In2science Coordinator!

The coordinator position will be the point of call for the innovative and award-winning education peer mentoring program run not only at Swinburne University but also at 4 other major Australian Universities. The coordinator will be responsible for recruiting and training student volunteers and coordinating placements in secondary school science and maths classes, with the aim of encouraging an interest STEM and building aspiration towards higher education. The coordinator will also have the opportunity to work with the other coordinators across universities and the In2science Program Manager (based at La Trobe). This role would suit someone who has excellent relationship and project management skills. 

About You

To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate projects and manage multiple tasks  
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with a diversity of individuals from both within and outside the organisation 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a member of a team in a dynamic environment 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills including demonstrated ability to resolve issues 
  • Demonstrated ability to train others 


  • Completion of a STEM degree with subsequent relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

About Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

  • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
  • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
  • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
  • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on 

Applications Close: Tuesday 11 October 2022, 5 pm

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Equity and Diversity 

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact Maree Norden, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants

We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

For any support please contact our Aboriginal Employment Coordinator at or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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