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Coordinator, Admissions and Credit Transfer

Apply now Job no: 504454
Work type: Full-time
Location: Melbourne - Burwood
Categories: Administration, Student Services

• Melbourne Burwood Campus
• Full-time and continuing
• HEW 7 $89,427 + 17% Superannuation

The Admission and Credit Transfer Coordinator is located within the Faculty’s Academic Compliance and Curriculum Group. In this pivotal role, you will be involved in providing comprehensive management and operational direction to the student focussed Admission and Credit Transfer Team.
A key element of your role will see you provide administrative oversight, coordination and operational support advice to more complex admission and credit transfer activities to both academic staff, professional teams and students regarding current and proposed admission and credit transfer guidelines and processes for Faculty owned courses in accordance with relevant policies and procedures.
The position is also responsible for the review and improvement/amendment to all policies, processes and procedures in the faculty in relation to admissions and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Your key responsibilities will include:
• Managing and providing support and direction to a team of dedicated Admissions and Credit Transfer professionals.
• Coordinating and establishing priorities for Admission and Credit Transfer team activities, providing a clear focus on objectives and achievement of outcomes, working to deliver specified targets/timeframes and to meet recruitment standards.
• Take ownership in the specialised area of Admissions, Selection and Recognition for Prior Learning (e.g. Applications for VTAC and Direct, RPL for Individual and Institutional).
• Working collaboratively with the Academic Compliance leadership team to support the Manager, Academic Compliance and Curriculum and facilitate the completion of operational Admissions, Selection and Recognition for Prior Learning tasks to ensure the smooth functioning of the team.
• Providing operational support and advice to internal and external stakeholders.
• Streamline processes, ensuring that each stage is monitored, managed and actioned within relevant University Statutes, Regulations, policies, procedures, guidelines and timeframes.
• Actively participate in course related committees and working parties and be a key liaison point to provide comprehensive admission, selection and recognition for prior learning support to more complex activities.
• Identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and innovate within admission, selection and recognition for prior learning work and take responsibility for change management and outcomes.

To be successful, you’ll have:
• A Degree with at least 4 years subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
• Experience of managing staff in a high volume, process driven environment.
• Operational experience of CALISTA, STUDYLINK and SERVICENOW systems.
• A sound knowledge of the Education landscape and complexities of a tertiary institution including both domestic (VTAC and Direct) and international Admission, selection and recognition for prior learning and Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
• Experience of a customer service culture.
• High level data analysis, report writing and presentation experience.
• High level policy review and development skills.

For a copy of the position description, please see below:

Position Description: Download File PD - Admissions and Credit Transfer Coordinator.pdf

Applications for this position close on Tuesday October 27th 2020.

This role requires the incumbent to apply for and maintain a Working With Children Check (refer to Deakin’s Recruitment Procedure for further details).

Please submit your updated resume and a short cover letter outlining your skills and experience for this role.

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, please contact Kylie Laughlin on +61 3 9244 6833.

Are You Ready?
Deakin is a Victorian university with a global impact. We are an agile, dynamic and innovative university committed to making a positive impact through our excellence in education, research and innovation and the contributions we make to the wider community.

We understand that our reputation has been built on the dedication and expertise of our staff and we offer a dynamic and diverse working environment with opportunities to grow and develop careers. We believe that a progressive, thriving culture will ensure that people choose to come, and stay at Deakin and contribute to our ongoing success.

We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that champions, embraces and respects differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.

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