Project Coordinator, International Student WIL

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Hawthorn, Australia
24 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
08 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Exciting opportunity to join Swinburne’s WIL Transformation Program
  • Full time, fixed-term position until Dec 2023 at our Hawthorn campus
  • HEW Level 7 salary + 17% super with flexible working options

About the Role

An opportunity has become available for a Project Coordinator, International Students Work Integrated Learning (WIL) to join our WIL Transformation Project team. This is a key role to support the improvement of international student access and engagement with WIL across the institution and strive to achieve Swinburne’s moon shot 1. There are nine strategic work packages (WP) as part of Swinburne’s WIL Transformation program, and this role will focus on WP 6: Development of partnerships with third party providers for sourcing of WIL opportunities beyond existing institutional capacity. This role will also contribute expertise to the achievement of deliverables within other WP that support the review, design and development of critical WIL operational activities relating to international students.

As the Project Coordinator, International Students WIL, you will collaborate with various teams within Employability, but also university-wide, to identify sufficient quantity and suitable quality WIL opportunities for international students, develop and implement effective planning and management frameworks for international student engagement with WIL, and ensure that international students, employers and academic supervisors are optimally prepared to make the most of WIL experiences.

About You

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

  • Experience regarding international student employment and opportunity development in a large and complex institution.
  • An understanding of the current risks and issues relating to WIL experiences for international students, in particular workplace legislation, Higher Education Standards, and the ESOS Act, Regulations and National Code of Practice.
  • High level stakeholder management skills with a demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse range of stakeholders at all levels and develop effective working relationships.
  • Knowledge of the higher education policy, academic and operational context, and WIL ideas and practices is highly desirable.


  • A degree with substantial subsequent relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education and 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 contact Jaci Blumhagen jblumhagen@swin.edu.au with any questions about the opportunity.

If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply’ and you will be redirected to Swinburne’s Jobs website to access the Position Description at 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 staffrecruitment@swin.edu.au.

Applications Close: Wednesday, 8 February 2023 at 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 inclusion@swin.edu.au

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants

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

For any support please contact  DeadlyCareers@swin.edu.au 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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