Alumni & Operations Unit, Full time, fixed term until Sept 2021, Hawthorn (working from home initially), HEW 7: $88,913 - $95,879 + 17% superannuation.
About the Job As our Team Leader, Events and Special Projects, you will be responsible for increasing event participation, as well as planning for future enhancements. This role supports the strategic development and delivery of events and activities to increase stakeholder engagement.
The role sits within Alumni & Operations Unit, reporting directly to the Director and you will manage a small team to deliver creative and exciting university lectures and webinars as well as alumni and development activities. There will be a strong focus on online and remote emnagement with stakeholders, as well as working with staff across the university to assist in delivery of their goals through projects, events and activities.
About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne is a multi-sector university of science, technology and innovation with more than 54,000 students and 5,000 staff globally. We offer postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online education to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways. Our mission is to be a world-class university, creating economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. We aim to deliver future-ready learners, research with impact and innovative enterprise.
Draw on international best practice to develop and implement a partnering framework to scope, develop, manage, monitor and review University-wide partnerships with our Engagement team. Working collaboratively across the University, our Engagement team draws together and coordinates expertise to generate, design and implement a wide range of strategic engagement projects. We have a blended mix of industry, community and alumni expertise.
About you To be successful in the role, you will have: • Qualifications in event management; or extensive experience and management expertise; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. • Proven ability and extensive experience in event management and external liaison and or/alumni activities, including a sound knowledge of appropriate concepts, methods and practices • Proven experience in delivering and supporting the development of strategic and high-impact VIP and major events including the management of event logistics, speakers, presentation material, venues and publicity
A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.
Benefits To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Employee Benefits
Applications close at 5pm on Friday 7th August 2020