Student Progress Officer

Hawthorn, Boroondara, Australia
$60,187- $68,920
01 Dec 2016
End of advertisement period
15 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Academic Services
  • HEW 5: $60,187- $68,920 plus up to 17% superannuation
  • Full time, ongoing position based at Hawthorn campus

Swinburne is a world-ranked university leading the way in innovation, industry engagement and social inclusion.

The Student Progress Officer is responsible for administering Student Progress activities as a member of the Student Progress team based in one of the Higher Education faculties. The Student Progress Officer will provide support for examination paper submission, results processing, special consideration and student progress activities. A key part of this role is to build strong working relationships with academic staff and other key stakeholders to support the activities of the Student progress team.

Skills and Experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Completion of a post-secondary qualification with relevant work related experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and /or educational training
  • Demonstrated ability to provide quality service to all stakeholders and the ability to be flexible and responsive to stakeholders’ needs

A full list of the selection criteria is available in the position description


At Swinburne we 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. You will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. 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 2020 vision to be Australia’s leading university of science, technology and innovation.

How to apply

To start an application, click on 'begin' 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, please contact Savitri Davi on 3 9214 5077.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Refer to position number: 27801
Applications close: 5pm on Thursday 15 December 2016