Data Analyst

Boroondara, Australia
08 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Swinburne is driven by active engagement with industry and community
  • Negotiable salary
  • Full-time, 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

The primary purpose of this role is to deliver analytical and decision services to inform Swinburne’s digital marketing strategy and optimisation of marketing efforts through detailed analysis and optimisation techniques, using the Adobe Experience Cloud suite of tools as well as first and second data sources to enhance insight.

Using your proven expertise in marketing and/or customer analytics, you will provide structured and data-backed analytics solutions to optimise marketing effectiveness and campaign return on investment. The role demands an innovative approach with evolving analytical techniques and technologies to develop true end-to-end views of the customer experience and outcomes to inform marketing effectiveness.

The role requires that you build a strong rapport with a variety of stakeholders by providing advice on complex issues and acting as a trusted and authoritative business partner on all marketing and customer analytics-related aspects.

This primarily digital role interfaces closely with both the marketing team and the business analytics team.

Skills and experience

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

  • Relevant university qualifications, with demonstrated in-depth numerical and analytical skills; or equivalent experience 
  • Experience in digital/marketing/customer analytics, and hands-on experience in marketing technology (analytics implementation and tag management)
  • Strong communication and relationship management skills with a proven ability to effectively consult with and influence stakeholders, map project deliverables, and advise on suitable approaches 

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 and brief cover letter (you are NOT required to respond 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 Byron King on +61 3 9214 3511. 

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 

Applications close at 5 pm, Friday 15 June 2018