Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University

Coordinator - Student Financial Programs



Coordinator - Student Financial Programs

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Date: 18 Jul 2023

Job Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity
  • Continuing, Full Time
  • Student Central Directorate
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton
  • Higher Education Worker Level 7
  • Total Remuneration $109,437 to $119,687 pa (including salary of $92,476 to $101,138 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Relocation package available
  • Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

    Working at CQUniversity

    The Student Central Directorate was established to support and prioritise the needs of our students at CQUniversity and enhance their individual student experience. The Directorate comprises of ten individual teams that work together as a synchronized hub to provide a wide range of services to our students.

    In this role, you will lead and coordinate the team responsible for end-to-end student financial programs. You must be motivated, detail-oriented and passionate about student financial operations in higher education and have a commitment to continual improvement. You will lead a range of projects and contribute to the ongoing development of policies and strategies in consultation with the Manager – Academic and Financial Operations. You will provide strategic and operational advice to ensure that the University meets its legislative and compliance obligations in administering student citizenship and Australian Government Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training loan programs.

    The Student Financial Programs team is seeking a leader who will provide mentoring guidance and assist in the coordination of communications, marketing and promotional activities and resources within the Student Central Directorate. This role requires a high level of responsibility, dedication, and a passion for delivering exceptional service. By embodying CQU's values and commitment to student success, you will make a significant impact on the overall student experience and contribute to the growth and reputation of our institution.

    Be rewarded
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, maternity and paternity leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund)
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Position Requirements
  • A relevant degree with subsequent experience; or extensive experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively and collaboratively with a team and provide leadership within the team.
  • Comprehensive knowledge or ability to acquire comprehensive knowledge of relevant legislative and reporting requirements relating to student fees within a university environment.
  • Proven ability to use initiative, organise and prioritise work, meet deadlines, deliver services, and resolve complex administrative problems.
  • Well-developed oral, written, online and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with people from a range of diverse backgrounds.
  • Proficient in the operation of computers with detailed knowledge in Microsoft Office suite programs including Word, Excel, database systems and email.
  • Position Description

    For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

    Apply today for a career that changes lives

    Applications Close: 11:59pm, Tuesday, 26 September 2023

    Job Requisition ID: 3522

    Contact Details:

    Lisa Druery

    (07) 4923 2746

    [email protected]

    When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

    CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity's domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.

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    Job details


    Coordinator - Student Financial Programs


    Central Queensland University




    September 13, 2023

    Application deadline

    September 26, 2023

    Job type



    Business and Economics,Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    Central Queensland University was founded in Rockhampton in 1967 and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 24 campuses and locations all over Australia. It is regarded within the sector as Australia’s most inclusive and engaged university. The university has more than 300 courses across six areas of discipline, from short course and certificate level courses through to PhD courses. It is a National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) accredited institution.

    It has been recognised among the top 800 universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World Rankings. It has also ranked within the world’s top 650 universities by QS World University Rankings and as one of the world’s best universities under 50 years of age by the Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings.

    The university develops strong and mutually beneficial partnerships with business and industry. This includes opportunities related to research, scholarships, training, etc. They have established strong links with renowned industry partners, from both the public and private sectors, through research collaboration, integrated learning opportunities, scholarships and funding. These partnerships result in real benefits for the industry, business, community and students. The university is also involved in a wide range of research projects.

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