Projects Coordinator, Learning Partnerships

Updated: 19 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

Job Reference: 1213799
Centre for Learning Enterprise and Partnership Engagement

Curtin’s Centre for Learning Enterprise and Partnership Engagement (CLEPE) develops whole-of-university strategies, partnerships, collaborations, and innovations that drive meaningful value for Curtin and its industry partners. CLEPE operates at the intersection of industry, government, and education, driving innovations in learning and teaching.

Your new role

We are seeking Projects Coordinator, Learning Partnerships to join the fast paced and dynamic Centre for Learning Enterprise and Partnership Engagement team. In this role, you will develop and coordinate partnerships and projects within the Centre and connect emerging industry needs with Curtin’s capabilities to deliver mutual value. You will work closely with industry and internal Curtin stakeholders to create new forms of learning, bridging the gap between traditional and non-traditional education methods. This includes developing micro credentials across various faculties and schools within the university, regional study hubs and global campuses.

The CLEPE team embraces flexible working arrangements including working from home days and opportunities for members to work when they are most productive.

In this role, you will:
  • Coordinate projects and events in alignment with the team and Curtin Strategy.
  • Engage with industry partners and industry stakeholders, supporting proposals and end to end delivery of learning partnership projects
  • Coordinate and manage documentation for strategic projects and maintain a catalogue of Curtin’s industry-engagement capabilities to support consistent engagement requests.
  • Support the development and implementation of learning enterprise and partnership initiatives across DVCA and Curtin’s Faculties, including assisting in proposal development for funding and partnerships.
We are looking for (the ideal candidate):
  • A relevant degree with considerable relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Experience managing a project with ability to conceive, coordinate and implement project plans to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, with the ability to engage effectively with diverse stakeholders and demonstrate cross-cultural sensitivity.
  • High level interpersonal and collaboration skills with the ability to work effectively as a team to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to prioritise competing tasks and work within deadlines with high attention to detail.
As this is a fixed-term contract, you will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.

Why Choose Us? 

Our staff are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide Australia and the world with quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a friendly place where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are a part of everyday life.
Our vibrant Bentley campus includes a gym, childcare, medical centre, art gallery, hotel, endless food options including a supermarket, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, accessible parking, and excellent public transport connections.

  • Global Excellence: Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Adaptable Work Environment: Embrace flexibility with a role based at our Bentley campus.
  • Rewards Beyond Salary: Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) and customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise.
  • Time Well-Spent: Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Curtin University Leave (2 days), Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. Plus, access to Long Service Leave after 7 years of continuous service (65 days/13-week entitlement for full-time staff).
  • Recognition for Prior Service: Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be* eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
  • Health and Wellness: Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin’s wellbeing locations at

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Join us!

Please provide a cover letter addressing the selection criteria in the advert, and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

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Applications close:

 2:00pm AWST, Monday, 03 June 2024. 


Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin’s satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on [email protected] or 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.

Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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