Coordinator Global Learning Engagement

at University of Melbourne

About University Services

University Services comprises of 1,600 professional staff focused on providing client-centric and innovative services to the University. The group is providing transformational change, defining and influencing future service enhancements, and acts as a shared services function within the University of Melbourne.

About the role

Working as part of the Global Learning leadership team of Student Success, the Coordinator is responsible for the delivery of student engagement initiatives which enhance the experience of students participating in the University's Global Learning programs. The Coordinator oversees a suite of activities to support students to harness their global learning experience for student leadership, ambassadorship and cross-cultural development. The role also identifies and develops opportunities to deliver a world leading Global Learning offering inclusive of programs for outbound and inbound semester and year-long study, and short-term programs including exchange and fee-paying global programs. Partnering with faculties and with leading institutions across the globe, the Coordinator drives initiatives which actively encourage capacity development of students through learning abroad experiences.

The incumbent's responsibilities also include coordination of promotional activities including web information, brochures, face-to-face information sessions, social media, events, workshops and ambassadorship programs. Working with the Grants advisor, the incumbent leads the promotion of external funding opportunities including Government and Third party grants and scholarships programs, as well as utilisation of University travel grants, OS-Help and other funding programs, with the objective of diversifying participation in overseas study programs.

About you

You will have:

  • A degree in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent mix of education and relevant experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in the provision of global learning, student exchange services and/or international scholarship programs within an international higher education context.

  • Demonstrated experience in strategic communications and project management skills with proven ability to achieve results within agreed timelines, manage stakeholder and project communications, as part of a team and as a solo project manager

  • High level of analytical and information assimilation skills and experience in data analysis and system management

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in applying legislative frameworks such as ESOS, The National Code, HESA and experience in the management of government and external funding programs in an international higher education context.

  • Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment

Benefits

  • Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

  • Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

  • The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

  • A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits

Culture

The University is a vibrant campus. We have well-established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

*For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies, please go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/search/info/selection-criteria

Parkville Victoria Australia
FULL_TIME
2019-05-14
2019-06-03

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