Recruitment Consultant in Promotions & Classifications

Hawthorn, Boroondara, Australia
13 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Swinburne aims to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation by 2025. Our People and Culture team is responsible for supporting the University’s 2025 vision and strategy by providing strategic advice and services to the whole University across the full range of human resource and internal communication activities.

The People & Culture team are now looking for an experienced Recruitment professional to take on the role of Recruitment Consultant - Promotions and Classifications. This role will manage all aspects of the University’s Academic Promotions and the General Staff Classification processes whilst providing high level face-to-face support and advice to stakeholders within the Academic, Research and Corporate areas to ensure the successful facilitation of these processes. In this position, you will also collaborate with various business areas with a focus on the continuous improvement of each process.

This role will also support the wider team to ensure the recruitment and selection of key talent and contribute to the facilitation of relevant Organisational Development approved workshops as required.

Skills, qualifications and experience

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

  • Demonstrated experience in recruitment and selection advice and support (in house recruitment experience is essential)
  • Superior time management skills, and ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • High level interpersonal communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated commitment to service excellence and outcome driven approach

A full list of all 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 such as private health insurance. 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 2025 vision to be a world class university of science, technology and innovation.

How to Apply

To start an application, click on 'apply' 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 about the position, please contact Leanne Scharenguivel Manager Recruitment & Promotions, on telephone: 03 9214 4804 or email:

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on 03 9214 8600 (option 2).

Refer to position number: TBC

Applications close: 5 pm, Wednesday 26 July 2017

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