La Trobe University

La Trobe University

Senior Officer, International Student Engagement


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Senior Officer, International Student Engagement

Job No.: 567042

Work type: Continuing

  • Part time, Continuing (.5 position)
  • Located at the La Trobe (Bendigo) campus.
  • HEO5 - $76,800 - $86,009 per annum (pro rata) plus 17% superannuation
  • About the position

    The Senior Officer of International Student Engagement assists in the planning of a range of student-facing events and activities for international students belonging to different cohorts. They report to the Coordinator of International Student Engagement. In order to foster meaningful interactions with their peers from the time of their pre-departure arrival to the end of their commencement student journey, this function seeks to better link foreign students with the larger University community.

    This role has a particular focus on regional student engagement and is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating a complete, focused, and dynamic schedule of international student events in support of the annual program for integrated Student Life and Events that spans all regions.

    Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have

  • Completion of a degree without subsequent relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and monitor workflows within own area of responsibility.
  • High level proficiency in computer software packages including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, electronic mail, and the use of the internet as a research tool.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated customer service focus and solution orientated approach.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm Thursday, 21st February 2024

    Position Enquiries: Danielle Mengel [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries: Madeleine Parker [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    Senior Officer, International Engagement - PD.pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • An up-to-date resume; and

  • A cover letter addressing your interest in and suitability for the position.

  • Please scroll down to apply.

    Why La Trobe:

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you'll collaborate with community and industry to create impact.
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

    Job details


    Senior Officer, International Student Engagement


    La Trobe University




    February 07, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 21, 2024

    Job type



    Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    La Trobe University is a public research university based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Its main campus is located in the Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. The university was established in 1964, becoming the third university in the state of Victoria and the twelfth university in Australia. La Trobe is one of the Australian verdant universities and also part of the Innovative Research Universities group.

    La Trobe's original and principal campus is located in the Melbourne metropolitan area, within the northern Melbourne suburb of Bundoora. It is the largest metropolitan campus in the country, occupying over 267 hectares (660 acres). It has two other major campuses located in the regional Victorian city of Bendigo and the twin border cities of Albury-Wodonga. There are two smaller regional campuses in Mildura and Shepparton and a city campus in Melbourne's CBD on Collins Street and in Sydney on Elizabeth Street.

    La Trobe offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses across its two colleges of Arts, Social Science and Commerce (ASSC) and Science, Health and Engineering (SHE).

    In 2015, it was ranked in the top 100 universities under 50 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.[9] In the 2021 QS World University Rankings, it was ranked in the top 300 universities for arts and humanities.

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