Senior Officer in Business

Melbourne, Australia
$71,257 - $77,131 per annum
23 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Support the new Bachelor of Business (Agribusiness)
  • 2 years Fixed-term, Part time (50% -flexible work arrangements considered) role based one of our campuses
  • $71,257 - $77,131 per annum pro rata plus up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University's success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is among the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50 (Times Higher Education Rankings 2016), one of Australia's research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we're passionate about driving change to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

In this role you will focus on the organisation and running of a series of community based activities related to the curriculum, and building and nurturing relationships with agribusinesses across Victoria. Plan and organise events to augment block mode subject delivery on regional campuses. Organise communications and public relations activities related to the Agribusiness degree. You will organise accommodation and travel for students and staff attending block mode sessions. Organise site visits, study tours, guest lectures and panel discussions at regional campuses in conjunction with the course and subject coordinators. Support quality program delivery including preparation of curriculum related documentation. You will also develop and maintain an up to date data base of agribusiness contacts.

Skills & Experience

The successful applicant will possess a degree with 2 years relevant experience with the development of specialist expertise or broad knowledge in an administrative field or a combination of knowledge, training or experience. You must have excellent communication, organisational and computer skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, SisOne, Business Objects or similar systems. The ability to engage with stakeholders is essential. You must be able to interpret and apply policies, procedures and legislation to succeed in this role.


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How to Apply

Closing date: 11 December 2016

Position Enquiries: Donna Burnett, School Manager, La Trobe Business School, Office of School of Business +61 3 9479 6620 /

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Please address Key Selection Criteria from the attached position description and attach these with your application.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Kerryn Harbert, Recruitment Advisor on +61 (03) 9479 1623.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.