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Operating since 1998, Victorian Institute of Technology (VIT) is a Dual Sector Provider offering Higher and Vocational Education courses based in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide. VIT is committed to providing students with the best possible educational opportunities and outcomes appropriate to their needs and strives to imbue students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to become creative, self-motivated professionals with both specialist knowledge and high skill levels in their chosen area of work.

Job Title : Student Placement Coordinator

About the role :

VIT is currently seeking a Student Placement Coordinator with a minimum 3 years’ experience working at an Australian Education Provider in a similar role. This position is based at VIT’s Melbourne Campus.

Applicants will need to have a proven ability to:

  • Provide a broad range of administrative functions supporting VIT internships and undergraduate and postgraduate student placements, largely in IT industries.
  • Source appropriate placement providers for IT and similar professional roles within corporate Australia and relevant external stakeholders.
  • Liaise with placement providers to facilitate placement allocation and manage student placements on a day to day basis.
  • Monitor and ensure completion of placement agreements with corporate Australia and relevant external stakeholders.
  • Ensure effective communication/feedback with stakeholders regarding placements.
  • Assist with the coordination of projects in relation to the improvement of the placement process.
  • Efficient use of software packages to produce documentation in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate the administration of placement opportunities, and work to increase the student experience across VIT.
  • Ensure accurate and efficient records management.
  • Exercise judgement and initiative in case management and resolution of issues.
  • Provide advice and support to students in relation to general placement enquiries.
  • Ensure the application of the placement system in an expert manner for placement optimisation.

Desirable Skills :

  • Significant experience in organising internships for higher education students.
  • The ability to prioritise and work efficiently and accurately in times of high pressure.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a supportive team environment.

Note: Only successful applicants will be contacted.


Right to live and work :

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job


The application form will include these questions :

  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver’s licence?

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