Centre Coordinator University of Melbourne, Melbourne Graduate School of Education Australia



Job no: 0025695

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Parkville

Division/Faculty: Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Salary: $79,910 - $86,499 (HEW 6)

Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - 9.5% superannuation


Work type:  Full time fixed-term position available for 1 year

- Join Australia's number 1 University †

- Career opportunities, professional development, work-life balance.

- Use your expertise and innovative thinking to have an impact. 


Who says you can't change the world? We expect to do nothing less.


The mission of the Assessment Research Centre (ARC) is to improve assessment, reporting, credentialing and warranting of learning through original research, consulting, publication, development, teaching, training and commercialisation. The ARC is seeking to employ a highly motivated Centre Coordinator, who will be responsible for providing operational support to the Director, Centre management and the staff of the Centre.


As the successful candidate, you will take a leading role in the day-to-day operational, finance and administrative functions of the Centre. This will include contributing to planning, budgeting, compliance, and reporting in support of the Centre’s research and teaching programs, projects and activities.


Success in the Centre Coordinator position will require the successful candidate to:

  • Have highly developed organisational skills;

  • Have a high-level of interpersonal skills and strategies for dealing with a diverse range of stakeholders with different needs in a dynamic and complex environment related to the Directors and other senior University officers;

  • Work collaboratively, positively and flexibly both in a team and independently, managing a wide variety of administrative tasks and adapting to change priorities

  • Have a proven ability to thrive in a changing and fast paced environment;

  • Have a good working knowledge of the University, its policies, key portfolios and key stakeholders, both within and outside the University.


If you can demonstrate your expertise in these areas, you are encouraged to apply for the position and join a team of highly talented and motivated staff. 



  • 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


To find out more, go to http://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/working/benefits  



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.


The University of Melbourne is the Number 1 University in Australia and among the leading Universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education world reputational ranking, the National Taiwan University ranking, The Times Higher Education world university ranking and Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities.


Position Description

Advertised: 12 Dec 2018 12:00 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 18 Jan 2019 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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