Team Leader - Finance and Office Administration

Swinburne University of Technology

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SSAA Level 6: $82,671 + 17% superannuation
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Full time, ongoing position at our Hawthorn campus

Looking for an ambitious, pro-active Office Manager and people leader who loves customer service and numbers.

About the Job
As our new Team Leader, you will lead your team in the administrative, strategic and operational aspects of the Finance & Office Administration service for Swinburne Student Life, delivering quality student experiences and an enhanced sense of belonging to our customers.

This role is the oil that keeps the machine running and drives a number of collaborative business projects. You’ll be a member of a larger Team Leader group, championing the day to day leadership of Student Life as a team and developing the people around you. You’ll be the source of operational expertise in Finance, working closely with all members of the leadership team, and making sure our service teams are well supported.

Who will this role suit? This role is perfect for someone who has experience in Office Management and understands small business finance (book-keeping, budgets, forecasts etc), but we will definitely consider candidates who love numbers and would like to develop their skills.

About you
To be successful in the role, you will have:
1. A degree with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
2. Demonstrated experience leading, motivating and developing a team to achieve quality standards.
3. Demonstrated ability to deliver measurable outcomes in the following areas:
• innovative approaches to service provision
• collaborative project leadership
• administrative cost-savings

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

About Swinburne Student Life
Swinburne Student Life is a wholly owned company of Swinburne University of Technology with student representation on its board and exists to provide quality services and outcomes to students, in a transparent and cost effective way. These services include Clubs and Societies, Sports and Elite Athlete Program, Volunteering program, Advocacy service, and key events throughout the year at our campuses.
The University is a multi-campus institution. The incumbent will regularly be required to work at all Melbourne campuses (Hawthorn, Croydon and Wantirna).

- Salary package your car parking, superannuation and vehicle lease plans
- Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre (HALC) discounted memberships
- Onsite Health Services

Discover more discounts for Swinburne staff including news subscriptions, computer and software discounts here

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 start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume and cover letter including your response to the three Key Selection Criteria listed in this advertisement.

For further information about the position, please contact Ella Scorringe on or +61 3 9214 5445.

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 on 11th March 2020.


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