Placement Coordinator

Darwin, Australia
12 May 2018
End of advertisement period
28 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • College of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Up to 5 months full time, fixed term appointment
  • HEW Level 5 Salary $62,507 - $72,213 pro rata
  • Plus 9.5% superannuation  
  • Casuarina Campus

Apply your experience of clinical placements to contribute to the placement of University students in health-related degrees.

Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) existing research portfolio is impressive for a small, youthful university. Ranked in the top 2% of world universities, CDU is currently placed 31st in the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years of age.  

The College of Nursing and Midwifery delivers teaching in the areas of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Science. The education and training provided by the College is strongly grounded in primary health care principles and a philosophy of working to advance health and wellbeing in partnership with individuals and communities. The College offers a range of undergraduate, honours and postgraduate programs that cater to students in pursuit of a health professional or research career and those in pursuit of lifelong learning.

As the Placement Coordinator you are responsible for ensuring that student placements for health-related degrees and practicum ongoing grades, are arranged successfully and in a timely manner. This involves creating, developing and managing effective systems and processes, and enhancing relationships with placement facilities in collaboration with team members and academic staff. In addition, you will communicate updates and positive student experiences through various media to promote a sense of community among students, staff, and placement facilities.  

To be successful you require education, training and/or relevant experience equivalent to completion of diploma in business or relevant area with subsequent relevant work experience.

For more information or to have a confidential discussion please contact Lynley Walker,  College Manager on 08 8946 7137 or via

Closing Date: Monday 28 May 2018