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Short Programs Coordinator

Apply now Job no: 498682
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Location: Adelaide
Categories: Administration, Student Services and Learning support, Education, External Relations, HEO6

  • Prestigious international university
  • Wide range of employee benefits
  • Professional, Student Services Learning and Support

The University of Adelaide is one of Australia's leading Group of Eight, research-intensive universities and is consistently ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. Established in 1874, it is Australia's third oldest university with a strong reputation for preparing educated leaders and delivering research outcomes that contribute to local, national and global wellbeing.

University of Adelaide employees enjoy a range of benefits and favourable work conditions that include opportunities for career development and advancement. 

Building on its history of academic excellence, the University is preparing to deliver a reinvigorated education proposition that is second to none in Australia. To do this we require imaginative, dynamic and skilled people.

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the achievement of the University's strategic goals in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring that students have a quality experience and investing in the ongoing professional development of academic staff.

The Division is comprised of five key portfolio areas led by: the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning); Pro Vice-Chancellor (International); Dean, Indigenous Research and Education Strategy; University Librarian and the Executive Director, Division of Academic and Student Engagement.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) portfolio area provides leadership in achieving the University’s strategic goals, particularly in relation to facilitating the development of strategic alliances and collaborative agreements with international partners, including articulation, exchange and off-shore teaching arrangements, developing international policy, fostering student global mobility and providing advice and support for internationalisation initiatives across the University

The Short Programs Coordinator, working under the general direction of the Manager, Strategic Student Opportunities, facilitates the development, administration and promotion of international short program opportunities including study tours, Summer and Winter schools, internships and other short-term outbound activities. The Short Programs Coordinator will assist the faculties in the coordination of study-tours and will liaise with overseas partners to develop short program opportunities.

Salary: HEO6  $77,316 - $83,548 per annum.

Superannuation: An employer contribution of 9.5% applies.

Term of position: This fixed-term contract is available immediately until 18 July 2019.

Position requirements

To be successful you should have:

  1. Broad demonstrated experience in international education program administration in the higher education sector.
  2. Well-developed interpersonal communication skills with the ability to build constructive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  3. Demonstrated experience in program/new business development.
  4. High-level oral and written communications skills, including the ability to develop and deliver effective presentations, and produce high quality written documents, promotional materials and reports.

Please address and upload your responses to the  'Knowledge and Experience' section of the position description within the online application. If you have any queries regarding this position, contact Ms Emma Laurence, Manager, Strategic Student Opportunities,  email:

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Closing date: 27 May 2018

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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