Placement Coordinator

Placement Coordinator

Job Title: Placement Coordinator
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne - CBD & Inner Suburbs
Salary: $27-30/hr + super
Reference: 2942767A
Job Published: May 22, 2019 16:33

Job Description

  • Based in the Melbourne CBD
  • Immediate start, 2-month temporary role
  • $27-30/hr + super

This person is responsible for helping current student secure placements/Internships with respective employers as part of their studies.

The key responsibilities include;
  • Liaising with a range of Schools for the placement of student requiring a placement in their course
  • Allocating placements in a timely manner for students in accordance with their course map
  • Liaising with supervising teachers to fulfill the requirements for practicum as outlined in course and accreditation policies and guidelines
  • Act as the first point of contact regarding placement for students and schools / agencies experiencing problems with placed students
  • Ensure supervision arrangements are in place for placements and maintain databases to ensure requirements are met and accuracy of data
  • Undertake establishment and allocation of practicum placements with external agencies; liaise with professional sites to fulfil the requirements of community experience programs as outlined in University policy and guidelines
  • Collect reports for each placement and prepare reports for academic coordinators
  • Provide general administrative support, as required. This may include assistance with Open day and professional transition programs

The ideal candidate will have experience within student placements or student recruitment with a positive attitude towards work.

Key experience and qualifications include;
  • Demonstrated high level understanding of placements, and the capacity to gain skills in University software
  • High attention to detail and accuracy with regard to correspondence and database maintenance
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse information and provide solutions
  • An ability to take personal accountability for achieving high quality outcomes, keeping stakeholder interests at the core of business decisions to achieve organisational objectives
  • Previous experience in a similar role; either in placements or student recruitment
  • Knowledge of procedures and operation in a tertiary institution
  • Ability to communicate clearly and thoroughly with all levels of stakeholders
If you are interested, please do submit your resume below.

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