Program Coordinator

Hawthorn, Boroondara, Australia
$82,585 - $89,149
13 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time
  • High profile role within a dynamic team
  • Salary range: $82,585 - $89,149 plus superannuation
  • Part time , fixed term position until Dec 2017, based at our 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.

An opportunity for an experienced and proactive Program Coordinator has arisen within our Alumni and Development team. In this role, you will be required to coordinate a program of activities associated with the 25th Anniversary of Swinburne as a University. This high-profile role will coordinate planning with key stakeholders including senior executives, manage the budget associated with the program, co-ordinate with internal, external and student communications teams, assist with soft launches across our three domestic campuses and provide direction and assistance with replica activities in our Sarawak (Malaysia) campus.

This is a unique opportunity to join a high performing team in a successful, growing organisation where your experience and passion will be well regarded.

Skills and experience
To be successful in the role, you will have previous relevant experience working in a large and complex organisation. Your excellent organisational and project management skills, including planning, scheduling, prioritising (with conflicting deadlines) event management and reporting is also key to your success in this role.  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 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 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 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.

For further information, please contact Michelle Macgregor Owen, Director, University Advancement on 9214 4768 or email:
If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Applications close: 5pm, Thursday 27 April 2017

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