Compliance Officer

Boroondara, Australia
09 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time
  • Focused on high-impact global research and high-quality teaching 
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About Swinburne

Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-oriented education with strong links to industry and the community. Swinburne currently has over 54,000 students.

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. 

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the job

The Compliance Officer is responsible for monitoring and reporting student course variations and other matters to regulatory authorities via the Provider Registration and International Students Management System (PRISMS) as required by the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) Act 2000. The position will also contribute to other compliance functions as directed. The position will be required to liaise with internal and external stakeholders, support senior staff within the team and undertake other duties as directed.

Skills and experience

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

  • Completion of a degree without subsequent relevant work experience; or completion of an associate diploma and at least 2 years subsequent relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Current knowledge of Federal and State Government policies and regulations related to international education, training and employment (e.g. ESOS Act and National Code) and demonstrated understanding of the Australian education system.
  • Previous demonstrated relevant experience in the provision of high quality administrative and support services within a demanding, client focused environment, with some experience in a customer service position, preferably within a tertiary education environment.

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


To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

How to apply

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 world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

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.

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.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Lorelei Inigo on +61 3 9214 4570. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on 

Position number: 27720

Applications close at 11.30 pm, Sunday 25 February 2018.

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