Job no: 500868
Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.
UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.
UNSW Business School is a leader in business education and research in the Asian region and one of the largest Business Schools in Australia with more than 16,500 students, 500 academic and professional staff and more than 80,000 alumni and partners. The Business School offers a full suite of business degree programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, coursework and research levels, including the AGSM MBA programs and a range of Executive Programs.
About the role
$97,381 – $105,395 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
2 year fixed-term
Full-time (35 hours per week)
The International Development Coordinator will play a key role in supporting UNSW Business School’s strategic objective in relation to Academic Excellence in Education and Global Impact.
The position is responsible for supporting the development of activities and priorities around international engagement, particularly around recruitment of high quality and diverse students into the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate programs, and the development of key international relationships.
The International Development Coordinator will have a split reporting line to two positions: (i) the Associate Dean International & External Relations (ADIER) and (ii) the Deputy Dean and Director of AGSM (DDD, AGSM). This role has no direct reports.
Specific responsibilities for this role include:
Supporting UNSW Business School’s international engagement work, particularly in relation to student recruitment and strategic institutional relationships in close consultation with the ADIER and the DDD, AGSM as well as UNSW International and other stakeholders.
Producing a detailed annual operational plan and assisting in the development of the Faculty strategic plan for International Development detailing the direction, challenges and priorities for UNSW Business School.
Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with the offshore region specialists and key international relationships (including universities, high schools, agents, scholarship bodies, government bodies) both on campus and overseas.
Providing advice to the ADIER & DDD, AGSM on international development opportunities, strategies, and student related issues.
Representing the UNSW Business School at key international student recruitment events, including education exhibitions and promotional functions, both domestic and abroad.
About the successful applicant
Hold a relevant tertiary qualification (such as in Business/Commerce).
Minimum three years proven working in student recruitment or related area, preferably in a complex large education environment.
Demonstrated ability to work with a high level of autonomy, and a highly developed sense of initiative and responsibility, to manage competing priorities under pressure.
Ability to interpret and communicate complex policies, and the ability to draft and write reports and correspondence to communicate complex issues.
Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining business relationships and the ability to liaise and negotiate with a wide and diverse range of clients.
Flexibility to undertake international travel and engagement.
The ability to speak Mandarin is highly desirable, but not an essential requirement for the role.
You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online – applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.
Talent Acquisition Team Lead
T: 0404 809939
Applications close: 11:30pm, Sunday 31st January 2021
UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.
Advertised: 06 Jan 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 31 Jan 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time