Internships Coordinator

Job no: 503702
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Student Services and Learning support, HEO7

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(HEO7) $86,382 to $96,659 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

Fixed term position available immediately until 31 December 2020

Join the team responsible for delivering strategic projects and providing institution-wide support for student employability

The Internships Coordinator is responsible for contributing to the development of an institutional internships framework and for coordinating and facilitating internships, with a focus on computer science and mathematics, and multidisciplinary projects.

This operational role is responsible for using systems and processes to develop and maintain key relationships with internship host organisations.  The Internships Coordinator is also responsible for service delivery of internships support to students and for ensuring that student care and experience is considered as paramount. The role will work closely with academic staff to ensure academic compliance of internship opportunities.

To be successful you will need: 

  • Proven experience in coordinating internships or a structured client/student experience program, preferably in a higher education environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging with external stakeholders to develop ongoing, mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Proven commitment to collaborative and consultative styles of working and demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with multiple stakeholders, facilitating complex discussions and negotiations.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience communicating, both verbally and in writing, in a succinct, professional and responsive manner to deliver client centric results. 
  • Demonstrated high-level organisational and administrative skills, with acute record keeping and case management skills.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities. 

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Your division's broader role

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 2 February 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Katy Dolman
Manager, Internships
P: +61 (8) 8313 6267

You'll find a full position description and/or selection criteria below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

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

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