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Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 04 Mar 2019

Job no:501903
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Marketing, External Relations, HEO7

(HEO7) $85,105 to $95,231 ($86,382 to $96,659 effective 2 March 2019) per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% may apply.

Continuing position.

Play a crucial student recruitment and outreach role in the Faculty of Sciences.

Working under limited direction the Student Recruitment and Outreach Team Leader develops and coordinates Faculty specific student recruitment and product strategies to attract domestic and international students to Sciences undergraduate and postgraduate programs. In this role the incumbent will work with key internal and external stakeholders to develop, implement and manage a range of outreach and recruitment activities to build the profile of the University of Adelaide in the community as the Science educator of choice.

Position responsibilities include managing annual student recruitment and product marketing, informed by market intelligence to assist ongoing program improvements. The position holder will be required to monitor the student marketing and recruitment agenda of the Faculty to contribute to the achievement of related targets and objectives. They will also develop and maintain a high level of product knowledge, which will involve working closely with the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, the School of Biological Sciences, the School of Physical Sciences and the School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences. The incumbent will raise awareness of programs and recruitment activities by engaging with relevant stakeholders within South Australia and more broadly.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated success in delivering strategic marketing programs to increase customer enquiry and conversion across multiple markets
  • Demonstrated experience and success in event and function management to achieve recruitment objectives including significant liaison with internal and external stakeholders
  • Current knowledge of higher education issues, in particular with respect to domestic and international student recruitment
  • Well-developed presentation skills including experience in presenting to a variety of audiences
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the proven ability to identify and manage key relationships and liaise with stakeholders in a culturally diverse environment
  • Proven negotiation skills and in particular, demonstrated ability to effectively manage and resolve sensitive matters
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems in an innovative and creative manner to achieve defined outcomes

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Sciences is a multidisciplinary hub of cutting-edge teaching and research in: agriculture; food and wine; animal and veterinary sciences; biological sciences; and physical sciences. It develops future science leaders, and actively partners with innovative industries to solve scientific problems of global significance.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to all selection criteria.  Applications close 5.00pm, 4 March 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Mark Szolga
Faculty Executive Manager
P: +61 (8) 8313 5045

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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