Senior Student Engagement Manager

Swinburne University of Technology

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HEW 8: $97,837 - $105,518 + 17% superannuation + benefits
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About the job

As Senior Student Engagement Manager you will be an ambassador for the University, initiating, developing and strengthening Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs in collaboration with faculties, centres and corporate services areas.

Under the direction of the Director, you will manage Work Integrated Learning programs, contributes to Swinburne’s objective to be the partner of choice for the industries and communities we serve, and actively contributes to Swinburne’s employability agenda.

You will lead a team passionate about the employability of our students and relationship management between Swinburne and external stakeholders. You will lead the development of initiatives aimed at establishing, maintaining and strengthening the University’s Work Integrated Learning offerings for Swinburne students and ensure that any student issues or procedural requirements are resolved in a timely and satisfactory manner.

About Swinburne

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.

About you

To be successful in the role, you will have:

Extensive experience and management expertise; or postgraduate qualifications or progress towards postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining strong working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders

Demonstrated experience developing and implementing strategies which have effectively improved business processes, increased revenue or increased by-in from stakeholders

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


Participate in regular staff and management development programs
Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre (HALC) discounted memberships
Discounted annual Myki cards are available to Swinburne staff
Discover more discounts when you start at Swinburne. Receive movie tickets and staff membership options at the Swinburne bookshop. There's news subscriptions and computer and software discounts on offer.

Further information and how to apply

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2018 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 view the position description or 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.

For further information about the position, please contact Xenia Haysom (Director, Professional Placements) on 9214 5900 or via email

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact

Applications close at 5pm, Sunday 25 August 2019


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