Project Advisor, Work Based Learning

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: City West Campus, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 15 Jun 2022

Project Advisor, Work Based Learning

  • Full time
  • Fixed Term until 31st December 2023
  • Located at Melbourne, Bundoora or any other regional Victorian campus
  • HEO8 - TRP $115,970 - $132,615 per annum inclusive of 17% superannuation

About the Position

A member of the Partnerships team within the Office of the Provost, the Project Advisor, Work Based Learning will provide advice and support on a range of strategic and operational matters relevant to and/or affecting Work Based Learning operations, including the development and implementation of strategies, policies and frameworks. They will be required to work closely with senior staff within the Partnerships portfolio in the Office of the Provost, as well as key stakeholders in the Schools and Divisions, to inform business improvements that ensure a student centred and coordinated approach to services.

The position will be responsible for activities related to projects enabling the embedding and process improvement to support sustainable and scalable Work Based Learning operations, providing technical advice on fit for purpose, monitoring progress and quality assessment of implementation.   The primary focus will be to synergise existing and/or develop and embed processes, procedures and resources to streamline and expedite the execution of Work Based Learning agreements and related documentation to meet the necessary obligations and requirements within the new operating model.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • Demonstrated knowledge, skills and relevant experience in operationalising and administering work integrated learning in an education or training context. 
  • Ability to undertake significantly complex piece of analysis work and collaborate with stakeholders to document, review and validate operational processes, ensuring their fit for purpose and alignment with strategic objectives.  
  • Proven record of developing innovative solutions and practical implementations for strategic change and in pursuit of continuous improvement. 
  • Demonstrated a high level of self-motivation and personal management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to negotiate, motivate, influence and build relationships.
  • You must hold, or be willing to undertake and pass, a Victorian employee working with children check.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses

How to apply

Closing Date: Wednesday 15th of June 2022, 11:55pm 

Position Enquiries:  Jacquie Burnheim via email;

Recruitment Enquiries:

Position Description below: 

 PD - Project Advisor, Work Based Learning.pdf

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements

The University’s Health and Safety Procedure – COVID-19 Vaccination and Other Measures, requires staff engaged to perform work onsite at La Trobe University to be Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are exempt from being vaccinated due to a recognised medical contraindication.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.  As such, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the applicant being Fully Vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, and providing satisfactory evidence of their vaccination or exemption status to the University.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter; and
  • An up to date resume.

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Why La Trobe: 

  • Develop your career at an innovative, global university where you’ll collaborate with community and industry to create impact. 
  • Enjoy working on our inspiring and stunning campuses – the perfect hub for industry, students and academics 
  • Help transform the lives of students, partners and communities now and in future

 All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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