International Admissions Officer

Swinburne University of Technology

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HEW 5: $68,506 - $75,176
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Contribute to our admissions function at Swinburne University within a dynamic regional team.

About the Job
Working closely with the Admissions Team Leader and the International Recruitment staff, your role would be to ensure that Swinburne achieves the maximum enrolment yield from applications to offers, acceptances and enrolments. With your knowledge, you will be involved in the assessment of ELICOS, PAVE & Swinburne Academy progressions, as well as Swinburne student transfer requests.

Your role will provide a high level of customer service as a part of the International Admissions team to prospective students, parents of prospective students, Agents & Government Sponsoring bodies. You will be required to manage relationships both internally and externally to effectively assess applications according to the agreed rules for selection, and in accordance with Swinburne’s policies and procedures.

About Swinburne University of Technology
Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.

Contribute to a streamlined and enriched student experience with our Students & Alumni team. You’ll help ensure every touch point is a positive one – from attraction to course support and campus life, right through to graduation and work or further study opportunities. Our Students team comprises of the following areas: Marketing, Recruitment and Channel Integration; Student Administration & Library Services; Student and Academic Services; and Media and External Communications.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
• Completion of a degree with subsequent relevant work experience; or completion of a diploma and subsequent relevant work experience; or a combination of relevant experience and education/ training
• Detailed knowledge of South East Asia and Middle East qualifications, and experience in these assessments
• Organisational skills, including strong attention to detail, the ability to follow-through on tasks and the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

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

• Flexible working arrangements
• Enjoy 50% study fee reduction
• Participate in regular staff and management development programs
• Paid parental leave for primary caregivers and secondary caregivers
For more information on benefits, please visit

How to apply and further information
Please submit your application by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link, and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description. For further information about this position, contact Dianne Ruddell (Head of Admissions) 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
If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position.

Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation. We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for women for 10 years in a row and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan. Equity and diversity are integral to our 2025 vision to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation.

Applications close at 5pm on Friday 17th of January, 2020.

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