Team Leader, Placements

Banyule, Australia
14 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
08 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • $73,573 - $79,638 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The College of Science, Health and Engineering comprises 9 Schools and 16 Departments across La Trobe’s multi-campus operations. The College offers a range of general and specialist undergraduate and postgraduate courses that are rigorous and attuned to meeting the needs of students in ensuring their readiness to work in changing environments.

About the position

Reporting to the Senior Coordinator, Placement Operations, the Team Leader, Placements will be responsible for the day-to-day support and guidance of the Placements Officers. 

This position will actively contribute to the further implementation of In Place in the College, and will assist the Senior Coordinator Placement Operations, to train and support the placement team to coordinate the implementation of new structures, policies, systems and procedures for all staff who are engaged in placements’ administration across the Bundoora campus.

Skills and Experience

  • A relevant degree with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • Previous experience working in Placements.
  • Previous experience and knowledge of University Systems including but not limited to InPlace, Promapp and SISOne.
  • Demonstrated high level written and oral communication skills, with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing self and multiple stakeholders to ensure outcomes are delivered to required deadlines; ability to take responsibility for outcomes.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this role.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 8 July 2018 by 11.00pm AEST.

Position Enquiries: Josh Apeltauer, +61 3 9479 5726 or

Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY including a cover letter addressed to Josh Apeltauer, resume and a separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the Position Description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Deborah Dare, Recruitment Consultant on +61 3 9479 1241 or

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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