Student Recruitment Adviser (Undergraduate)

La Trobe University
March 06, 2024
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Student Recruitment Adviser (Undergraduate)

Job No.: 567046

Work type: Fixed Term

  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term opportunity for 12 months
  • Based at La Trobe University's Melbourne, Bundoora campus
  • Work with inspiring people who are driven to make a difference
  • About the position

    The Student Recruitment Adviser (Undergraduate) is responsible for developing and coordinating key sales initiatives on behalf of the University to achieve its strategic goal of recruiting high-quality undergraduate domestic students.

    The role aims to strengthen La Trobe University's relationships with targeted secondary schools and to implement a range of student recruitment activities to achieve load targets – in collaboration with key stakeholders across the University, including Academic Schools, Marketing and Admissions teams.

    You will work within the Domestic Student Recruitment (DSR) team to drive interest in studying at La Trobe University through event, communication and engagement strategies. Audiences you will engage with through your work include metro and regional secondary school students, parents, Career Practitioners, Principals and key partners.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • An undergraduate degree, preferably in business, marketing or communications, with at least 3 years of subsequent experience; or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • High-level verbal communication skills, including effective public speaking, with the ability to develop and frequently deliver presentations to various audiences.
  • Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to relate, persuade, lead, negotiate and express yourself when writing.
  • Demonstrated experience coordinating student recruitment or customer strategies within a complex sales environment.
  • High-level interpersonal skills, including the ability to liaise with senior academic and professional staff, secondary school representatives, members of the public and secondary students.
  • Evidence of an ability to self-manage concurrent projects, from initiation to planning, through to execution and reporting.
  • Contribute to a motivated and energetic team, with the ability to actively assess opportunities that benefit the team's engagement activities and culture.
  • Ability to work effectively within a CRM to produce high-quality professional reports and insights.
  • Sound knowledge of higher education application requirements and the tertiary education sector.
  • Ability to effectively manage projects and events in an agile approach, collaborating with staff across various roles, departments and systems.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • 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 Wednesday 6th March 2024

    Recruitment Enquiries: Bianca Trajanov, Talent Acquisition Consultant

    Email: [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD- Student Recruitment Adviser.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 addressing each bullet point in the "Skills and knowledge required for the position" and "Essential skills and knowledge" 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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