Coordinator Special Consideration

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 Coordinator, Special Consideration plays a key role in the provision and coordination of special consideration for unexpected circumstances across all Academic Divisions at the University of Melbourne.

About you

  • The Coordinator will have completion of an undergraduate qualification with relevant employment experience, or an equivalent mix of education and relevant experience

  • Demonstrated ability to interact sensitively and empathetically with students experiencing a wide range of challenges and experience in managing the needs of equity cohort

  • Demonstrated experience in the coordination, delivery and continuous improvement of a high volume process, project or service.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with strong attention to detail and a clear focus on written and in- person communication skills

  • Experience in leading, coaching and developing a team of staff in a dynamic environment

  • 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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