Boroondara, Australia
04 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Student & Academic Services, Students
  • HEW4: $59,520 - $63,060 plus superannuation
  • Full-time, Fixed Term (until July 2018) based at Hawthorn

Are you excellent customer service-focused individual who is organised, supportive and a pro-active team member?

International Student Life have an exciting opportunity for a Receptionist to provide reception and administration support. In this role you will be the ambassador for our reception and greet internal and external clients, administer data entry, manage mailing and stationary orders and general photocopying and collation of documents.

Skills and Experience

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


  • Completion of an associate diploma qualification with relevant work experience or a combination of experience and/or education training.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills to build rapport with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Exceptional organisational skills to manage competing deadline.
  • A customer service champion with excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience in education and reception/office duties is desirable.

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


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 2016 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 creating social and economic impact, through 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.

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children’s Check.

All appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

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 Desma Smith, Associate Director, International Student Life on 9214 5016 or

Refer to position number: 23322

Applications close: 5 pm, Friday 18th August 2017.