Student Recruitment Officer

Updated: 26 days ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 20 Jun 2024

  • Full-Time, Continuing opportunity
  • Competitive Salary including 17% Superannuation
  • Based at La Trobe University’s Melbourne Bundoora campus

About the position

The Student Recruitment Officer plays a key role in the execution of student acquisition, customer growth, and sales and conversion tactics. The role helps to achieve the University’s strategic goal of recruiting high quality domestic students throughout Australia. This will encompass delivering on and coordinating innovative student recruitment programs throughout secondary schools, at exhibitions and in presentations.

The incumbent will provide specialist information on La Trobe University products through a range of mediums and organise on and off campus event bookings on behalf of the Undergraduate Student Recruitment team.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have;

  • A degree, preferably in education, business or marketing, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to gain a conceptual understanding of relevant policies, procedures or systems and interpretation in the application of policy and/or precedent.
  • Demonstrated capacity to organise work effectively and efficiently and deliver outputs in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, follow established procedures with limited supervision and contribute positively to an effective team.
  • Demonstrated experience managing the activities of self and/or others including coaching, motivation and performance management.
  • High level proficiency in computer software packages including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail, and the use of the internet as a research tool.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated customer service focus and solution orientated approach.

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

Welcome to Bundoora campus – Please click on the video link below:


  • 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:  By 11:55pm Thursday, 20th June 2024

Position Enquiries: Daniel Polidano – Manager, Domestic Student Recruitment UG

Email: [email protected]

Recruitment Enquiries: Bianca Trajanov - Talent Acquisition Consultant

Email:  [email protected]

Position Description below:

 PD - Student Recruitment Officer.pdf

Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

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

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each bullet point under the Essential Criteria ‘Skills and knowledge required for the position’, which is located in the position description.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

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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