Events Specialist

Boroondara, Australia
11 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Marketing, Recruitment & Channel Integration, Students
  • HEW6: $74,894 - $80,845 plus superannuation
  • Full-time, Fixed-term (until Dec 2018) at Hawthorn Campus.

Are you the Events Specialist we need? You’re the sort who wants to help would-be students picture the academic and social experience Swinburne offers. 

Managing a team of Event professionals, you will demonstrate your elite skill of orchestrating events of all sizes, for wildly different groups of people from thousands of prospective secondary students and their families to hundreds of career switchers and professionals looking to upskill at study expos, and everything in-between. 

It goes without saying that you have 

  • Successfully executed major events. Experience in a university environment is highly regarded.
  • Completed a degree/diploma or have undeniably standout experience with some education or training.
  • A demonstrated event and organisational skills to manage ongoing events.
  • A demonstrated experience to lead a dynamic team.
  • A commitment to providing a great customer experience

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 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 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 Laura Iakovidis, Brand and Campaign Manager, or 9214 4423.

Applications close: 5.00pm, Thursday 26th October 2017.