Coordinator, Campus Operations

La Trobe University
November 20, 2023
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Coordinator, Campus Operations

Job No.: 566553

Work type: Continuing

  • Full time, Continuing position
  • Based at La Trobe University's Bendigo Campus
  • Work with inspiring people who are driven to make a difference!
  • About the position

    Regional campuses are central to La Trobe's identity, mission and purpose and have a vital role in the future of their regional and surrounding rural communities, increasing access to higher education and research and facilitating strong partnerships with schools, TAFE, local government and industry.

    The Coordinator, Campus Operations plays a key role in supporting the Head of Campus, Bendigo to implement the La Trobe University rural and regional strategy 2024 - 2030, the Bendigo Campus Plan and the Office of the Pro Vice Chancellor Regional Business Plan, all of which support the La Trobe University Strategic Plan 2020 – 2030. This role and associated tasks include:

  • ensuring effective and efficient coordination of campus-based services for students, staff and the community,
  • working collaboratively with colleagues across the campus and University to support efficient and safe use of the campus,
  • coordinating events, campus communications, and engaging with stakeholders within and external to the organisation;
  • supporting strategic projects and activities for the development of the campus;
  • managing the culture and quality of campus activities.
  • Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have

  • A Degree with subsequent relevant experience to consolidate the theories and principles learned, or extensive experience, leading to either the development of specialist expertise or to the development of broad knowledge in an administrative field, or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • Demonstrated depth or breadth of expertise developed through extensive relevant experience and application.
  • Demonstrated ability to gain a conceptual understanding of relevant policies, procedures or systems and interpretation in the application of policy and/or precedent.
  • Ability to innovate and take responsibility for outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, follow established procedures with limited supervision and contribute positively to an effective team.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and monitor workflows within own area of responsibility.
  • Experience and understanding of the higher education sector in the regional context, including the operational environment at La Trobe University and/or experience in a university or other complex organisational environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide operational, coordination and communication services in a senior management environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to support strategic projects to completion.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) and proven ability to liaise and communicate effectively and tactfully to diverse stakeholder, while demonstrating the highest level of customer service.
  • Experience in managing events and associated activities.
  • Experience in stakeholder management.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm, 20th November 2023

    Position Enquiries: Julie Rudner - Campus Director, Bendigo

    Email: [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries: Jacqueline Lava – Talent Acquisition Consultant

    Email: [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD - Coordinator, Campus Operations.pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document of half a page at most, addressing each bullet point under the Essential Criteria ‘Skills and knowledge required for the position', which is located in the position description.
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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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