Placement Coordinator (WIL)

The University of Western Australia

Perth Western Australia, Australia

Full time

May 8

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About the job

Work Integrated Learning

Full-time, fixed-term appointment until 31 December 2021

Salary range: Level 6; $83,005 - $87,723 p.a. plus superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About The Team

The Student Life Division plays a key role in the shared strategic goal of a world-class student experience. The Student Life Division manages all aspects of the current student support services including, health promotion, wellbeing, equity and accessibility, medical centre, international student support and student accommodation; all student administration services including faculty offices, scholarships, fees and graduations; academic support including STUDYSmarter and student exchange/study abroad; student misconduct and discipline; and other engagement activities including equity outreach, all sport and recreation, career services, work integrated learning programs, collegiate programs and student transition. The area works closely with the Student Guild, affiliated residential colleges and affiliated UWA sport clubs.

About The Opportunity

As the appointee you will, under limited supervision, provide senior administrative support in the development of Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placements and programs, in collaboration with colleagues across the Education portfolio and schools. You will coordinate professional placement opportunities for students and undertake the administrative functions associated with an area’s placement program. In addition, you will contribute to other initiatives and lead a key area of WIL administration.

To Be Considered For This Role, You Will Demonstrate

Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency

Substantial relevant senior administrative experience at an appropriate level

Demonstrated ability to provide student support and learning and teaching support in a higher education setting

Highly developed written, verbal communication skills, oral presentation, and interpersonal skills

Highly developed organisational skills and demonstrated ability to coordinate projects, set priorities and meet deadlines

Proficiency in a range of computing skills including electronic records systems, word processing, spread sheets, databases, internet and email

Proven ability to liaise and network effectively with a range of professionals and establish effective relationships with stakeholders

Ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively in a multi-functional team environment

Commitment to providing a high level of quality customer service

About You

This role also requires a high level of organisation and time-management skills, ability to work effectively in a team and independently and ability to prioritise and think on your feet. Moreover, in the current context of the VC reform, the WIL Placement Coordinator will be required to have a capacity to navigate uncertainty and be an active agent in the change management.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description. Please see the position description prior to applying: Position Description - Placement Coordinator (WIL).pdf

The content of your Resume and Cover Letter should demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria.

Closing date: Sunday 16 May 2021

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.

UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).

UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020.

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