Communication & Project Officer

Location
Hawthorn, Boroondara, Australia
Salary
$64,646 - $71,057
Posted
04 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Apr 2017
Ref
0365_03/17_A1
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Professional Placement, Engagement.
  • HEW 5: $64,646 - $71,057 plus 17% superannuation
  • Full-Time, Fixed Term (1 year), Hawthorn Campus

Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives.

In recent years, Swinburne has progressed to become one of the world’s leading universities, ranking as one of the top 500 universities in the world, as assessed by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, and one of the top 100 in the world in physics.

A Communications & Projects Officer is required for the Professional Placements team to support and deliver key communication projects.

The successful incumbent will be responsible for the administration of communication material and projects for the promotion of Swinburne’s Work Integrated Learning activities and be involved with planning and organisational recruitment activities such as information sessions and networking events.

Skills and Experience

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

  • A completed degree, completed associate diploma with relevant work experience or combination of experience and/or education/training.
  • Demonstrated experience in high level quality administration and data analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate within a team and work independently.
  • High level written and verbal communication skills to build rapport with internal and external stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

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

Benefits

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:
http://www.swinburne.edu.au/about/jobs/why-work-at-swinburne/

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.

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 Fiona Foley on ffoley@swin.edu.au or call 9214 5304.

Refer to position number: 32782
Applications close: 5pm, Tuesday 25th April 2017.