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Job no: 0049637

Work type: Continuing

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Chief Operating Officer (COO) Portfolio

Department/School: Student and Scholarly Services

Salary: $91,913 - $99,495 (UOM 7)

Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Full time - 17% super

About Chief Operating Operator Portfolio

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) Portfolio is responsible for the University’s budget and financial performance, and the management of its property and capital.  It also delivers efficient and effective shared services in support of all aspects of the University’s business.

About the role

Leading a small team, the Coordinator, Alumni Programs contributes to the graduate outcomes of the University by building the skills and networks of students. Through a range of programs and activities, including mentoring, workshops, panels, networking events and online resources, the Alumni Programs team connects students with alumni to support career development. The incumbent is jointly responsible for the delivery of the University’s suite of alumni career mentoring programs including face-to-face career mentoring and the digitally-enabled Ask Alumni program, in partnership with the Alumni Relations team.

The Coordinator, Alumni Programs is responsible for building relationships with stakeholders across the University to provide advice and guidance on alumni-student career development programs, including operational matters, system access and development, staff training and student engagement.

About you

- A relevant degree with subsequent experience or extensive experience and specialist expertise or an equivalent combination of experience and education or training

-  Demonstrated experience in the coordination and delivery of student and/or alumni services and programs within a higher education context.

- Demonstrated ability to manage high quality events and activities within designated budgets

- Demonstrated experience in student training and workshop design, facilitation and evaluation, for specific learning outcomes with the ability to engage the audience across multiple modes of delivery, including group interaction, and online platforms

-  Proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment


-  Maximise your benefits through our Salary Packaging scheme

-  Flexible family friendly policies, providing generous leave and working conditions

-  The opportunity to work in a culturally rich environment

-  A substantial discount to eligible staff and their immediate families in undertaking further studies at the University of Melbourne

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The University is a vibrant campus. We have well-established clubs and networks giving the opportunity to engage and collaborate with other staff around the University. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

How to apply

Your application submitted should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role.

*For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies, please go to

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