Student Progress Officer

Location
Boroondara, Australia
Posted
11 May 2018
End of advertisement period
21 May 2018
Ref
0872_05/18_A1
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Focused on high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community
  • HEW 5, $67,163 - $73,702 plus 17% super
  • 0.4 FTE, 12 month fixed-term contract, Hawthorn location

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

This role is responsible for administering Student Progress activities as a member of the Student Progress team based in one of the Higher Education faculties. The Student Progress Officer will provide support for examination paper submission, results processing, special consideration and student progress activities. A key part of this role is to build strong working relationships with academic staff and other key stakeholders to support the activities of the Student progress team.

Skills and experience

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

  • Completion of a post-secondary qualification with relevant work related experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and /or educational training.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide quality service to all stakeholders and the ability to be flexible and responsive to stakeholders needs.
  • Excellent attention to detail ensuring a high level of accuracy in organisational matters and written materials.

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

Benefits

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

http://www.swinburne.edu.au/about/jobs/why-work-at-swinburne/

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 Ben Hatherly on +61 3 9214 5317. 

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 inclusion@swin.edu.au, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on strautmann@swin.edu.au. 

Position number: 28995

Applications close at 11.30 pm, Monday 21 May 2018