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Federation University Australia is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion.

As part of this, our employment practices include the provision of reasonable adjustments/flexible working arrangements as required, particularly for staff with disability or carer responsibilities.

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Community and Business Development Officer

Job no: 851850
Location: Mt Helen Campus
Categories:Professional/General
School/Area: Academic Services and Support

  • Academic Services and Support – Mt Helen Campus
  • Full-time, continuing appointment
  • HEW 6 - $82,544 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

About the role

As the Community and Business Development Officer, you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships whilst increasing engagement between the University, industry partners and the community. You will our promote programs and provide placement counselling and support to students before, during and after placement. 

You will:

  • develop, maintain and grow professional working relationships;
  • participate in marketing and promotional activities to prospective and current students;
  • assist with implementing the student placement marketing plan; 
  • assist in the recruitment and on-boarding of students; and
  • undertake pre-placement administration and visits.

About Federation University

At Federation University, we are driven to make a real difference to the lives of every student, and to the communities we serve.

Across our University and TAFE campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland, and the Wimmera, we deliver world-class education and facilities. With the largest network of campuses across Victoria, as well as a growing Brisbane base, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE through to higher education.

Federation University’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025 outlines our ambition to be Australia’s leading regional university. Our University and TAFE provide integrated lifelong learning, skills, and impactful research enabling people and communities to prosper locally, regionally, and globally.

We are the number one ranked university in Australia for First Generation Student Enrolments (Good Universities Guide 2022). Along with top rankings in Victoria around student support, social equity, skills and employment.

About you

You will have demonstrated experience in the promotion and marketing of programs to a range of internal and external stakeholders including students, industry, university and community. In addition to your communication and interpersonal skills, you will have the ability to prioritise and meet tight timeframes.

You will possess:

  • experience in creating opportunities for student placements;
  • experience in the promotion and marketing of programs;
  • ability to develop, maintain and record, professional working relationships and networks; and
  • analytical skills, including the ability to interpret reports and make recommendations.

How to apply

Please apply by Sunday, 4 December 2022.

Applicants are required to submit a resume, cover letter and response to key selection criteria.

To view the position description, please click here: 851850.pdf

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please email the Recruitment team or phone 03 5327 9756.  Our position descriptions also list a contact person for job specific enquiries.

A workplace for remarkable people

For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please email Organisational Development and Diversity.

Find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy. For support or queries relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment please email Organisational Development and Diversity.

What we offer

We foster a positive culture shaped by our values of inclusion, innovation, excellence, empowerment and collaboration as outlined in Federation’s Living Values Charter.

You will be able to take advantage of our UniSports Health and Fitness Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, (remove for TAFE ads) flexible work options, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information visit our LinkedIn Life page or our leave and work-life balance webpage.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more.

 

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