Space and Resources Manager

Swinburne University of Technology

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Full time, 9-month fixed term position at our Hawthorn campus

About the Role 
The Facilities, Assets and Campus Services’ team at Swinburne University is looking for a Space and Resources Manager to join their team!

The Space and Resources Manager is responsible for the management of the physical allocation of resources and space for academic schools/portfolio across the organisation. In this role, the successful applicant will be required to work across the organisation managing their team and portfolio, to support the service delivery requirements for the assigned schools and department.

The main responsibilities of the Space and Resources Manager will include documenting people allocations and undertaking space analysis and projects to be able to report on and ensure spaces are being allocated and utilised appropriately. The role supports the development of space procedures and the implementation of university wide Estate and Space policies to support effective utilisation and allocation of space.

About You  
To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities: 
  • Demonstrated experience in an administrative role which required coordination of a range of functions and development and implementation of processes and procedure to support policy, preferably in a tertiary education institution
  • Experience in project development, management and implementation.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate, liaise and work with people at all levels both internal and external to the University with professionalism and appreciation of sensitive issues
  • Excellent written communication skills including the ability to research, analyse, prepare reports and documentation including statistical analysis

  • Completion of a degree with at least 4 years relevant experience; or extensive experience and management experience in technical or administration fields; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

About Swinburne University of Technology 
Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

•    Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience
•    Every Swinburne graduate gets a job
•    Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution
•    Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

To Apply 
Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.  

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Applications Close: Thursday 15th February 2024, 5pm  

Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Equity and Diversity 
Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives.  For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  

For any support please contact or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan

Victoria’s Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes 
As a signatory to Victoria’s Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.  

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant

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