Academic Programs Coordinator (Postgraduate)

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Aug 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0056736
Location: Hospital Based
Role type:
Full time; Fixed-term for 13 months
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Dental School
UOM 6 – $89,182 – $96,536 p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About - Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences has an enviable research record and is the University of Melbourne’s largest faculty in terms of management of financial resources, employment of academic and professional staff, teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate (including research higher degree) students and the conduct of basic and applied research.

About the Role
The Academic Programs Coordinator (Postgraduate) is a member of the Academic Programs Team in the Melbourne Dental School. The team works collaboratively to deliver a range of administrative support functions to academic staff and students across the School. Under the broad direction of the Academic Programs Manager, the position coordinates end to end administration of all postgraduate coursework programs, coordinates the development and maintenance of the timetable and maintains relationships with key stakeholders.

Responsibilities include:

About You
You will posses outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills including a strong customer service ethic, the ability to provide advice and support to a range of stakeholders at all levels, and the production of high quality documents and publications. You will bring your high level organisational and problem-solving skills, including the ability to coordinate multiple functions and meet competing deadlines; to work proactively, plan ahead and respond to unexpected situations.

You will also have:

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

About the University
The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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Be Yourself
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria^ (found in the Position Description) for the role.

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We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].