Student Recruitment Officer

at The University Of Melbourne
Published August 31, 2022
Location Melbourne, Australia
Category Management  
Job Type Full-time  
$89,182 - $96,536 p.a


Student Recruitment Officer The University Of Melbourne location Melbourne. $89,182 - $96,536 p.a.

Join Australia's #1 University in this exciting full-time, permanent role. Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading. Highly supportive, collaborative and diverse team that values knowledge sharing and new ideas.

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People.

We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About 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.

The Future Students team within the Science and Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Science (FVAS) Divisional Group is responsible for coordinating onshore and offshore recruitment strategies.

Managing enquiries from prospective students, providing outstanding service to prospective coursework and research students, managing the processing and assessment of graduate coursework applications and supporting complex undergraduate selection as required.

About the role as the Student Recruitment Officer (Science), you will be primarily responsible for promoting the University’s profile among future graduate science students and the wider community within Australia and internationally.

You will support the delivery of a schedule of recruitment-based profiling activities, events, and recruitment campaigns to maximise student enrolment outcomes. Your innovative approach to student recruitment, utilising multiple communication strategies, alignment to the future student journey stages and overall understanding of the student experience will set you up for success in this role.

In a typical week at work, you may provide support to the Recruitment Manager (FVAS & Science) on the recruitment and admissions plan for each Division and assist with ongoing review and monitoring against plan to meet KPI’s.

Support and deliver graduate recruitment and conversion activities aligned to the Divisional Group’s strategic recruitment targets. Contribute to undergraduate activities, especially large University wide recruitment events, as required.

Provide responsive, timely and discipline/program-specific support and advice to future students, staff in the Future Students Hub and domestic and international partners, liaising with academic staff as required.

About you as a keen problem solver, you have an agile mindset and a focus on continuous improvement. You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders.

Your advanced interpersonal skills enable you to collaborate effectively and develop and maintain productive working relationships. As a fast learner, you pick up new systems, policies and procedures quickly and have strong attention to detail.

You will also have a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training. Previous experience with student recruitment within a tertiary education context.

Experience in event management. Demonstrated ability to provide a high level of service delivery to students and Divisions alike. 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.

About the university the University of Melbourne is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

Benefits of Working with us in addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits flexible working arrangements, generous personal, parental and cultural leave.

Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading. Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs. Discounts on a wide range of products and services including Myki cards and Qantas Club. Career development opportunities and 25% off graduate courses for staff and their immediate families.

Be yourself we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity.

First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.