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Faculty Student Recruitment Coordinator

Darlington, Australia
$104,633 plus 17% Superannuation
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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  • Full time, continuing position for Faculty Student Recruitment Coordinators working for Sydney Future Students to support faculty/school-level student recruitment
  • Leveraging extensive student recruitment, product insights, reporting and events experience to deliver exceptional client and customer-focused services
  • HE0 7 - Starting from $104,633 plus 17% Superannuation

About the opportunity

Sydney Future Students - Faculty Partnerships team is in a period of exciting and significant alignment in services towards the University's student recruitment plan and strategies across faculties and schools. To deliver the best possible support for the implementation of the strategies and associated initiatives, we are recruiting for seven highly experienced student recruitment professionals to join the team as Faculty Student Recruitment Coordinators.

The new role of Faculty Student Recruitment Coordinator is responsible for working closely with the Senior Manager, Faculty Student Recruitment in implementing student recruitment initiatives for the faculty/school on behalf of Sydney Future Students (SFS). This is an exciting opportunity to bring your extensive skills in student recruitment, product insights, and events, alongside exceptional organisation, coordination and stakeholder relationship management to the forefront in delivering high quality results for our internal and external stakeholders and prospective students. The Faculty Student Recruitment Coordinators will also deliver high-level, effective and accurate reporting and insights to allow for data driven, informed decision-making.

In addition, this role oversees the coordination of key student recruitment activities and events in-person and online that underpin the initiatives outlined within the student recruitment strategy. These include Open Days (domestic and international), Info Days, postgraduate evenings, webinars, master/taster classes, bookable consultations, school visits, campus tours, prospective student enquiries support and various other student recruitment activities both in-person and online.

These roles will require a blend of operational and strategic skills and experience and present an opportunity for you to further advance your career in student recruitment. We are looking for motivated, dedicated and highly experienced student recruitment professionals with a strong sense of initiative, ownership, collaboration and positive workplace dynamics to add value to our stakeholders and wider team.

These roles will require primarily being located onsite with stakeholders and the SFS team on the University's campuses, and a willingness and ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings in order to support various student recruitment campaigns to prospective students, in-market events (in-person and online), and engagement activities.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • work under broad direction of the Senior Manager, Faculty Student Recruitment to co-develop, implement, and review faculty/school-based student recruitment plans that feed into the University's student recruitment plan and support the achievement of student profile targets
  • undertake research to support reporting for the faculty/school, including for market analysis and student demand for course reviews and proposals, and providing insights into competitors' activities at a course and area-of-interest-level
  • oversee, coordinate, and execute on the logistics for university-wide and faculty or school-specific student recruitment activities, including scheduling meetings, coordinating attendees, preparing briefs and presentations, and booking meetings in various locations, sourcing appropriate venues and resources
  • develop specialist knowledge of the courses and faculty/school, including the unique selling points, and share this information with colleagues in Sydney Future Students and prospective students and key influencers
  • manage student recruitment data and support analysis and development of reports including pipeline activity on an ongoing basis
  • initiate and develop high quality professional relationships with faculty administrative staff, senior officials and other internal stakeholders and contribute positively to the team environment and effective interactions.

About you

  • demonstrated capacity utilising gained extensive student recruitment experience to create, develop and implement new initiatives to improve prospective student engagement and conversion
  • proven ability to lead, motivate and work with staff to achieve targets and to work as part of a team to deliver high quality, professional outcomes
  • proven professional leadership and coordination experience in a large complex organisation
  • ability to leverage proven student recruitment experience in the co-creation and implementation of customer focused integrated student recruitment strategies and operational plans
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a confident presentation style and ability to adapt communication approach to suit different audiences
  • experience in handling a wide range of enquiries and providing excellent customer service. Demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with a variety of matters
  • tertiary qualifications and relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include, diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

For employees of the University or contingent workers, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.

For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or any documents in alternate formats, please contact Sowmya Venugopal, Recruitment Operations on 02 9036 4913 or by email to

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Applications Close

Sunday 30th November 2023 11:59 PM

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The University of Sydney was established in 1850 and is consistently recognised, both locally and internationally, for its outstanding teaching and research excellence. Sydney alumni include Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, Nobel Prize winners and leaders in every field of endeavour.

The University offers a comprehensive range of courses, including a number of disciplines unique in Australia. Teaching is spread across nine different state-of-the art campuses, located across New South Wales.

The University of Sydney’s commitment to excellence in research has resulted in an outstanding record in national competitive funding and underpins an approach to teaching which has won nominations for excellence and resulted in high student satisfaction ratings. The University has 78 research centres and institutes and is home to three ARC Centres of Excellence.

The teaching, research and cultural life of the University is supported by extensive facilities, including the largest library collection in the Southern Hemisphere, the world-class Nicholson Museum of archaeological antiquities, the Macleay Museum of natural history and ethnographic collections and the University Art Gallery. Its outstanding sporting and recreation facilities provide a training centre for students and Olympic athletes.

The University of Sydney is a key member of the Group of Eight Australian major research-intensive universities, and the Worldwide Universities Network.


The University of Sydney has nine official campuses.

1.         Camperdown/Darlington Campus.

2.         Cumberland Campus. Home to the Faculty of Health Sciences (based in Lidcombe).

3.         Mallett Street Campus. Home of the Sydney Nursing School.

4.         Sydney Conservatorium of Music Campus. In Macquarie Street, central Sydney.

5.         Rozelle Campus. Home to Sydney College of the Arts.

6.         Surry Hills Campus. Home to the Faculty of Dentistry.

7.         Camden Campus. Contains facilities connected to the Faculty of Veterinary Science and the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment.

8.         Burren Street Campus. Facilties are currently under development.

9.         Sydney Medical School campuses. These include the School of Rural Health (in Dubbo and Orange), the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Concord Hospital, Westmead Hospital, the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Nepean Hospital, Northern Clinical School, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, and Northern Rivers University Department of Rural Health.


The University of Sydney has 16 faculties.

1. Agriculture and Environment

2. Architecture, Design and Planning

3. Arts and Social Sciences

4. Business (Business School)

5. Dentistry

6. Education and Social Work

7. Engineering and Information Technologies

8. Health Sciences

9. Law (Sydney Law School)

10. Medicine (Sydney Medical School)

11. Nursing and Midwifery

12. Pharmacy

13. Science

14. Sydney College of the Arts

15. Sydney Conservatorium of Music

16. Veterinary Science

Number of Employees

Full-time employees: 7616

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