Space and Resources Manager

Hawthorn, Boroondara, Australia
20 Mar 2017
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04 Apr 2017
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Contract Type
Full Time
  • Outstanding leadership role within the Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology
  • HEW 7: $82,585-$89,149 plus 17% superannuation
  • Full time, ongoing position, based at Hawthorn campus, Melbourne

Swinburne has an international reputation for research excellence, innovation and impact through active research engagement with industry, business and community. Our commitment to high-quality teaching and research is reflected in a number of prestigious world academic rankings.

A unique opportunity for Space and Resources Manager have arisen within the Faculty of Science, Engineering & Technology. The position will be required to manage the physical allocation of resources of the Faculty, undertake space analysis to ensure allocated space to the Faculty is performing at its best. The incumbent will also undertake ad hoc projects as required.

The position will work closely with the Facilities & Services Group to source space and oversee minor works projects, the provision of on-boarding services for Research Higher Degree (RHD) students, work orders, desk and IT equipment allocations to all faculty stakeholders.

Skills and experience required

To be successful in this position, you will need to demonstrate extensive experience in an administrative role which required coordination of a range of functions and provision of advice about, and development and interpretation of, policy and procedures, possibly in a tertiary education institution. Your previous experience in managing other staff, whilst communicating and working effectively in a team environment will be key to your success in this role. A full list of the selection criteria is available within 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’ 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.
If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

For further information about the position, please contact Fiona Spurrell (Faculty Business Manager) on +61 39214 8861 or

Position numbers: 30601
Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 4 April 2017

Previous applications for the Manager Faculty Facilities need not apply