Student Progress Officer

Hawthorn, Boroondara, Australia
$64,646 - $71,057
21 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
29 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • Students, Academic Services.
  • HEW 5: $64,646 - $71,057 (Pro Rata) plus 17% superannuation
  • Part-time (0.4), Fixed Term (Until 31st December 2017), based at the Hawthorn campus

Swinburne University of Technology is an internationally-recognised provider of quality education and an institution with a rich legacy of industry collaborations. We are an innovative University at the forefront of technology and are committed to delivering excellence in higher education, vocational training and research.

The Student Progress Officer is responsible to administering student progress activities reporting to the Student Progress Team Leader. The incumbent will build strong working relationships with academic staff and key stakeholders to support the team through providing support for examination paper submission, result processing, special consideration and student progress activity processing.
The successful applicant must be able to work on Thursday & Friday.

Skills and Experience

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

  • Completion of post-secondary qualification with relevant work experience or equivalent combination of experience and/or education training.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail and ensuring high levels of accuracy.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide quality service to all stakeholders by responding to needs.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office packages - Word processing, Spreadsheets and databases.

A full list of the 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. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets. 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 our strength and our success lies within the inclusive working environment built of employees from a variety of backgrounds. Swinburne celebrates and respects the strength that difference creates. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and generally the capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people; varying age workers; people with disabilities; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the WGEA as the Employer of Choice of Gender Equality 2015, and of key initiatives such as Pride @ Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2020 vision – to become Australia’s leading university in Science, Technology and Innovation.

How to apply

To start an application, click on 'begin' at the bottom of the 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.

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

For further information, please contact: Li Sim Mueller-Loh on 92148695 or

Refer to position number: 28955
Applications close: 5pm, Wednesday 29th March 2017.