Admissions & Scholarship Officer (ABP & FEIT)

University of Melbourne
November 20, 2023
Offerd Salary:$79,961 - $91,844
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 12 mo
Working Time:Part time
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Admissions & Scholarship Officer (ABP & FEIT)

Job no: 0059321 Location: Parkville Role type: Part-time (0.6FTE); Fixed-term for 12 months Department: Student and Scholarly Services Salary: UOM 5 - $79,961 - $91,844 pro-rata plus 17% super

  • Oversee admissions, selection processes, and scholarship management
  • Opportunity to contribute to streamlining these processes and improving efficiency to meet expanding recruitment targets
  • Salary range, 17% super, benefits, and a flexible hybrid work environment!
  • About the Role Play a pivotal role in managing admissions, selection processes, and scholarship support for a diverse array of programs. This role not only involves delivering exceptional customer service to prospective students but also offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the streamlining of these critical processes and enhancing efficiency as recruitment targets grow. By fostering effective relationships with internal teams and stakeholders, the Admissions and Scholarships Officer contributes to creating a seamless experience for both students and staff.

    This role will work within the Future Students team in the Faculty of Architecture, Business and Planning and the Faculty of Engineering and IT Divisional Group within the Student and Scholarly Services portfolio.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in the development and monitoring of admissions plans, provide guidance on admissions processes, and support selection committees for courses and scholarships
  • Ensure the accurate and timely assessment of course and scholarship applications, maintaining adherence to criteria and liaising for scholarship payments and tracking
  • Offer applicants accurate and prompt information, aiming to streamline admissions processes and enhance application turnaround times, contributing to acceptance targets and a seamless student experience
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, actively contribute to process enhancements, and stay updated with relevant developments, maintaining a positive work environment
  • Who we are looking for You will be a highly organised and detail-oriented individual with excellent administration skills. Proficiency in computer applications, a strong commitment to client service, effective teamwork, and the ability to communicate with diverse roles are essential qualities for this role. Your dedication to continuous improvement and alignment with COO Portfolio values will set you apart.

    You will also have:

  • A relevant degree and/or equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Previous experience undertaking course and/or scholarship admissions
  • Previous experience interpreting and providing advice in accordance with University and/or Division policies and procedures
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

    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.

    This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your new team – Student and Scholarly Services Student and Scholarly Services provides student administration and services from recruitment and point of enquiry to graduation. This team also delivers wellbeing and scholarly services to students and staff.

    What we offer you! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

    The University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities, and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality, and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier-free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process, please contact the email address listed at the bottom of the page.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture, and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact the Professional Talent Acquisition Team via email at Professional- [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application with this email address.

    Advertised: 06 Nov 2023 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: 20 Nov 2023 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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