External Employment Opportunities

Health Project Officer - Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

The Health Project Officer is an advocate, support and relationship partner for VACCHO's 27 members across Victoria in regards to improving ear health for Victorian Aboriginal Communities.

The key to this role is relationships, relationships, relationships. Relationships with VACCHO members, relationships with the Aboriginal community, relationships with funding bodies and relationships with mainstream health organisations.

Click here for more information and to apply, or for further information please contact Paula Jones-Hunt on 9411 9411. The closing date is Monday 22 August 2016.


 HDR Candidature and Progress Specialist - Swinburne University

• Swinburne Research - Graduate Studies
• HEW 6: $72,642 - $78,414 plus 17% superannuation
• Full-time, ongoing position based at the Hawthorn campus

Swinburne is a world-ranked university leading the way in innovation, industry engagement and social inclusion. In recent years, Swinburne has progressed to become one of the world’s leading universities, ranking as one of the top 500 universities in the world.

An opportunity for a HDR Candidature and Examinations has arisen to provide of a wide range of administrative functions to support the HDR activities of the faculty and to ensure that matters related to research candidature and progress are handled efficiently and effectively. The successful applicant will be responsible for the review and processing of administrative matters related to HDR candidature and for the administration of progress review processes within the faculty.

Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:
• A degree with subsequent relevant experience; or extensive experience and specialist expertise or broad knowledge in administrative fields; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
• Experience in implementing and applying policies and procedures to ensure compliance with University research administration requirements
• The ability to anticipate future requirements, and to analyse problems and identify solutions which might require rethinking and adaptation of procedures as part of a continuous process improvement
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

A full list of the selection criteria is available in the position description

As a Swinburne staff member you will have access to many benefits such as career development opportunities including 50% study reduction and staff and management development programs. You will receive up to 17% employer contributions (pension) and various discounts on annual Myki cards, private health insurance and movie tickets.

We also recognise the need to support the work/life balance and flexible needs of our staff. As such a range of flexible working arrangements including paid maternity/partner leave, onsite childcare, working from home and part time options are available. To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/about/jobs/why-work-at-swinburne/

The diverse culture within Swinburne is our strength and our success lies within the inclusive working environment built of employees from a variety of backgrounds. Swinburne celebrates and respects the strength that difference creates. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and generally the capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people; varying age workers; people with disabilities; people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the WGEA as the Employer of Choice of Gender Equality 2015, and of key initiatives such as Pride @ Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2020 vision – to become Australia’s leading university in Science, Technology and Innovation.

How to apply
To start an application, visit our website, click on 'apply' at the bottom of the page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information, please contact Jessica Hattersley, Senior Manager, Graduate Studies on +61 3 9214 5504.

If you are experiencing technical difficulties submitting your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Refer to position number: 32140
Applications close: 5pm on Tuesday 6 September 2016