Recruitment Officer, Schools

Boroondara, Australia
08 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Focused on high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community
  • HEW 6, $77,616 - $83,686 plus 17% super
  • 2 position available, 1 x full-time, ongoing & 1 x full-time, 10 month contract (open to internal applicants only - closing date for this role is 5pm, Monday 14 May 2018)

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 Recruitment Officer contributes to the achievement of domestic student enrolment targets for SUT programs in Australia though effective management of a program of engagement with school student prospects. The position generates enquiries from school students, liaises with key contacts in schools, and develops and implements an annual calendar of recruitment activities, which aligns with the broader SUT Schools Engagement Strategy. 

The position represents the University at recruitment events and is a key role in raising the awareness and visibility of the Swinburne brand in the schools market.

The Recruitment Officer provides advice to prospective students and their influencers about the study and living options available at SUT; and administers segment-appropriate marketing events and activities.

Skills and experience

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

  • Completion of an associate degree/diploma level qualification in marketing/ Communications or equivalent with relevant work related experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Demonstrated experience in managing an indirect sales channel in a services industry 
  • Strong interpersonal communication, teamwork and negotiation skills

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:

Further information, contacts and support

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 Tara Peck on +61 3 9214 8904. 

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: 31089

Applications close at 5 pm, Sunday 20 May 2018 for ongoing position, 5 pm, Monday 14 May 2018 for fixed-term position. 

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