Coordinator, CPD & International Engagement

Updated: 28 days ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 25 Jun 2024

Job no: 0062610
Location: Parkville
Role type: 
Full-time; Continuing
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
School:Melbourne Dental School
Salary: UOM 6 – $96,459 - $104,413 p.a. plus 17% super

As required by clause 1.15.9 of the 2024 EA, after seven days of internal advertising, current casual or fixed-term employees of the University will be provided with prior opportunity to apply for and be considered for vacant continuing positions if they meet the following criteria: 

  • they have been employed by the University over two or more semesters and over two consecutive calendar years, 
  • they have been employed on a 0.5 FTE or more time fraction, and
  • they have the skills, experience, qualifications, and expertise required by the Selection Criteria.

In addition, redeployment candidates will be given a prior opportunity under the Recruitment and Appointment Policy together; this cohort is known as Priority Candidates.

  • Manage administrative support for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and International Engagement activities at Melbourne Dental School.
  • Balance diverse responsibilities while contributing to strategic growth in international engagement and professional development programs.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!

About the Role

The Coordinator Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and International Engagement at the Melbourne Dental School (MDS) manages administrative support for both CPD and international engagement activities, reporting to the Manager, International Engagement. This role involves collaborating with the CPD Coordinator, Academic Lead for CPD, and MDS Director International to coordinate CPD programs, track financial activities, and liaise with stakeholders to ensure successful course delivery and industry sponsorship, supporting the School's strategic direction and new University initiatives.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Establish and maintain appropriate processes and systems to support the CPD program.
  • Oversee the annual planning process for the CPD program suite of courses.
  • Lead development and delivery of programs for international visiting delegations to MDS.
  • Provide efficient, effective, and accurate information to CPD participants, presenters and guest speakers to support CPD activities.

Who We Are Looking For
The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional organisational and communication skills, effectively collaborating with stakeholders to support CPD programs and international engagement initiatives. They will excel in managing course logistics, budgeting, marketing, and stakeholder engagement, ensuring efficient operations and fostering strong relationships with both internal and external partners.

You will also have:

  • A completed degree with substantial relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and or education and training.
  • Highly developed computer literacy, including advanced use of MS Office, particularly word and excel, and experience with other applications such as zoom and web editing software to enable the production of high quality documents
  • Proven ability to work independently on a diverse range of activities, as well as part of a team.

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

This role requires that the successful candidate must 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 – Melbourne Dental School
The Melbourne Dental School has a strong tradition in dental research and an established international reputation in several research areas. Research in the School is an integral component of staff and student activities underpinning both the undergraduate and graduate curricula. The major research activities of the school are conducted via three divisions and four major research groups, which range translational biomedical science to clinical studies, pedagogical research. The Head of School joined the University of Melbourne in 2020 and is leading a program of change within the School focusing on strategic reviews of education, research and organisational structure, known as MDS’25.

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!

About 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
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Brett Verity 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 details listed on the Position Description.

Applications close: 25 June 2024 11:55 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) / Melbourne time zone.

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: 0062610 - Coordinator CPD and International Engagement PD.pdf

Position Description

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