Business Partner

at University of Melbourne

The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne is home to the Victorian College of the Arts and the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. Long recognised as one of the leading providers of fine arts and music education in Australia, the Faculty has an ambitious plan to grow its global profile.

About the Role

The Business Partner is part of the Strategy, Planning and Finance team of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. The position is one of several Business Partner roles, designed to take a holistic and stakeholder-centric approach to delivering a set of administrative and service functions to a specified set of stakeholders.

The work of the Business Partner is distributed across the key functional areas of finance, business administration, scholarships, business insights, business planning support and projects. While the functional scope of the role is broad, the role is designed to be flexible, to complement the the skill sets of the incumbent and to be responsive to the needs of the Faculty.

About you

You will hold a tertiary degree with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. You'll demonstrate well developed administrative skills and business partnering capabilities, with a commitment to high quality client service and continuous improvement. You'll be an excellent communicator and team player, with the ability to also work with autonomy and apply independent judgement.


Based in the beautiful Southbank Campus of The University of Melbourne, you will work nestled amongst Melbourne's major arts and cultural organisations and venues. You will have the convenience of great transport links to the rest of the city with the serenity of the Botanical Gardens close by.

The Details

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