Program Coordinator

Updated: 6 days ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 07 Jul 2024

Job no: 0062939
Location: Parkville
Role type: 
Full-time; Continuing
Department: Chief Operating Officer Portfolio - Business Services
UOM 6 - $96,459 - $104,413 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Develop and deliver impactful employee programs focusing on culture, hybrid work, and talent.
  • Build dynamic and rewarding people programs for a diverse mix of professional teams.
  • Brilliant benefits and a flexible hybrid work environment! 

About the Role
Create impactful employee programs across Business Services by partnering with leaders to develop initiatives across culture, hybrid work and talent. Plan, execute, and continuously improve programs for a thriving work environment.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Designing, planning, and running engaging programs as well as supporting the annual IT Emerging Talent program cycle.
  • Collaborating with internal (leadership, people leaders, participants) and external partners to ensure program alignment, communication, and continuous improvement.
  • Tracking program effectiveness with participant and stakeholder feedback. Identifying areas for enhancement and recommend program improvements.

Who we are looking for
We’re seeking a curious and organised individual with excellent communication skills. You will support multiple projects, craft clear materials, and collaborate effectively to deliver engaging programs. Your analytical mind and ability to connect with people will be key assets.

You will also have:

  • Relevant qualification in HR, Business/Commerce or a related discipline, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and education/training.
  • Demonstrated experience in program coordination, preferably in a complex organisation. This includes planning, implementing and evaluating programs.
  • Experience and/or interest in talent development, organisational culture and performance is desirable.

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires the successful candidate to undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your new team - Business Services
Business Services provides a full range of class leading information technology, facilities management, finance, HR and health and safety services to all operating entities of the University.

What we offer you!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services, and discounts on graduate courses. For more information check out our benefits page!

The University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn .   

Be yourself
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences, and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities, and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality, and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture, and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Ethan Khamly via email at [email protected] , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the contact details listed on the Position Description.

Please note that in the event of sourcing a suitable candidate, the closing date for applications may be brought forward, and the job vacancy may be closed. Therefore, we encourage interested individuals to submit their applications promptly.

Position Description

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