Placement Officer (Work Integrated Learning)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 08 Dec 2019

Job no:503504
Work type:full-time
Location:Crawley
Categories:Student Administration / Support Services


Educational Enhancement Unit

  • Coordinate professional placement opportunities for UWA students
  • Level 6: $79,200 - $83,763 plus 17% superannuation
  • Multiple positions available:
    • Full-time, ongoing
    • Full-time, fixed-term for 2 years

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top University.

About the team

The Educational Enhancement Unit enables innovation and excellence in teaching and learning across UWA that leads to an improved learning experience and better educational outcomes. The unit supports the implementation of the University’s Education strategy, through the provision of hands-on support to academic staff, facilitating collaboration and sharing of best practice, harnessing pedagogical expertise and working closely with academic leaders to drive a consistent strategy of educational enhancement. 

About the opportunity

In this role, you will coordinate professional placement opportunities for students. Your responsibilities will include proactively monitoring and promoting WIL opportunities to faculty students and staff, attending internal events where required, acting as the key point of contact for staff and students and responding to complex enquiries providing factual and accurate information.

This is an opportunity to play a key role in a program that provides opportunities for UWA students to gain hands-on, practical experience and develop work-ready skills. You will be part of a team that welcomes innovative ideas and a proactive approach to process improvements.

About you

You will also possess a special interest in higher education and be passionate about creating opportunities for students. Knowledge of work integrated learning programs for non-regulated placements such as engineering, business and science would be advantageous.

You will possess strong stakeholders management skills, the ability to adapt to change, as well as a mindset for continuous improvements. Prior experience providing advice to students and / or a background in recruitment would be highly regarded.

Please see the position descriptions prior to applying:   P19 345 POSITION DESCRIPTION [Placement Officer (WIL)] - Position Number [318494, 318495, 318496] - Level [6].docx

Closing date: Sunday 8 December

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button. 

In your application, please provide a resume and a cover letter. A statement addressing the key selection criteria is not required.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.

UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2019).


Advertised:02 Dec 2019 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:08 Dec 2019 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time


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