Coordinator: Communications and Events (HEO 7)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 31 Mar 2021

  • Open to Australian Aboriginal peoples and UniSA employees only
  • Full-time, fixed term contract until 22 April 2022 based in the Student Engagement Unit at City West campus
  • Salary range: $88,634 - $99, 510 per annum (plus superannuation)

About the Role

Reporting to the Manager: Student Life, the Coordinator: Communications and Events position will lead the development of the SEU’s student communication plan, and project manage the development and delivery of a range of innovative and dynamic student facing events and campaigns with a key focus on the University’s orientation program. This position provides strategic leadership and expertise within SEU and to campus-based student experience and orientation staff about best practice models, tools, platforms and social media.

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the Communication Strategy, and Events and Activities Plan for the whole of SEU aimed at increasing student engagement in University Life and with SEU services
  • Manage and support the Communications and Events teams by providing leadership and guidance while fostering a culture of innovation
  • Manage the development, implementation and review of the Unit’s promotion and communications collateral, in liaison with CMK, ensuring elements adhere to the University’s brand guidelines. Work with the Manager: Student Life to develop and implement a student employment and volunteering strategy

Essential Skills and Experience
  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience in communications, event management or disciplines relevant to the position
  • Highly developed organisational and project management skills
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and management of integrated communication plans
  • Strong high level interpersonal, negotiation, influencing and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • Various on-site services available at our campuses which may include on-site gym membership
  • A variety of leave arrangements

How to Apply

The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.

Please address your cover letter to Julie Bennett, Recruitment Consultant. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 2884.

Applications close: 11.30pm Wednesday 31 March 2021

Pursuant to the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (the Act) and the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Regulations 2019 (the Regulations), this position has been deemed prescribed. This role will require the successful candidate to hold a current Working with Children Check.

To be eligible to apply for internal positions, you must either be an Australian Aboriginal peoples, or a current UniSA continuing, fixed-term or casual staff member at the time the position is advertised and have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

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Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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