Manager, Internal Communication

Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria, Australia
25 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Join our People and Culture team based at the Hawthorn campus
  • HEW 8: $90,047-$97,208 plus 17% superannuation
  • Full-time, 12 months fixed term position to commence February 2017

Swinburne aims to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation by 2025. Our People and Culture team is responsible for supporting the University’s 2025 Plan by providing strategic advice and services to the whole University across the full range of human resource and internal communication activities.

An opportunity for Manager, Internal Communications have arisen within the Internal Communications team.  As a trusted communications adviser and business partner to sponsors of key university initiatives, the Manager, Internal Communications will plan and execute communications campaigns to improve the way in which the University operates, for the benefit of our students and our staff. 

Skills, Qualifications and Experience
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:
• Ability to develop and execute creative, results-driven communications strategies which support delivery of key organisational initiatives
• Demonstrated experience in strategic planning
• Demonstrated experience in supporting, advising, counselling and influencing management effectively
A full list of all selection criteria is available in the position description.

As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs.  We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available.  To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

How to Apply
To start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.
Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Struan Robertson on telephone +61 3 9214 5774

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on 03 9214 8600 (option 2).

Refer to position number:  32165 
Applications close:  5pm, Friday 9 December 2016

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