Education Abroad Advisor

at University of Melbourne

About Chief Operating Operator Portfolio

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) Portfolio is responsible for the University's budget and financial performance, and the management of its property and capital. It also delivers efficient and effective shared services in support of all aspects of the University's business.

About the role

The Education Abroad Advisor is responsible for the delivery of learning abroad services for both incoming international exchange and study abroad students, and University of Melbourne students seeking to undertake an overseas study program as part of their enrolment at the University of Melbourne. The incumbent is responsible for the administration of applications for their programmatic and regional portfolio, delivering frontline services to students. The position is expected to establish and maintain effective working relationships with international partners, students and colleagues across the University of Melbourne in the delivery of learning abroad programs.

About you

  • The appointee will have: Undergraduate qualifications in a relevant discipline and or equivalent mix of education and relevant experience

  • Experience in the provision of learning abroad and student exchange services or other complex student programs within a higher education context.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal and oral communication skills including demonstrated experience in a cross-cultural context.

  • Proven stakeholder management experience with high level problem-solving skills.

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


  • 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

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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.

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