Group Programs Administrator

Hawthorn, Australia
17 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Newly created Administrator role within Swinburne College
  • Full time, fixed-term position (2-years) at our Hawthorn campus
  • HEW 5 salary + 17% superannuation

About the Role

The role of the Group Programs Administrator is to manage the administration of the Group English Programs delivered by Swinburne College.

This is a newly created role to assist with the growing needs of the College and an exciting opportunity to make the role your own.  Be at the ground level and support Swinburne College with the day-to-day administration and provide guidance to its student cohort on the varying activities and events available to them.

To be successful in this role you will require excellent interpersonal communication, cross-cultural and negotiation skills. As you will regularly communicating with international stakeholders, being proficient in a relevant second language (Korean or Japanese) would be highly advantageous. 

About You

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

  • Demonstrated experience in administering programs or projects, including financial management and preparation of relevant plans and other documentation.
  • Broad knowledge of Australian educational systems and frameworks, especially ELICOS, and of government policy regulating education exports and the international student experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, cross-cultural and negotiation skills. 
  • Demonstrated experience in the Australian tertiary education system, including an understanding of the international student journey.


A degree or diploma in business, project management or administration, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

About Swinburne College

Swinburne College was established in 2020 as a joint venture partnership between Swinburne University of Technology and UP Education to deliver a range of pathway programs for both international and domestic students. These programs (Foundation Year, UniLink Diplomas, ELICOS, Postgraduate Qualifying Program) assist students to reach the entry requirements for a university degree, transition from post-secondary to higher education or improve English language skills.

Pathway program teachers are responsible for inspiring, engaging and educating our students for the 21st century, implementing industry best practice and applying current learning technologies and contemporary learning pedagogies.

To Apply

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

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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: Friday 31 March 2023, 11 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 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant

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