Program Coordinator


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Program Coordinator La Trobe University Sydney Campus Full time, Permanent, Sydney CBD Navitas is a diversified global education provider that offers an extensive range of educational services for students and professionals including university programs, English language training and settlement services, creative media education, workforce education and student recruitment.

Navitas, or PIBT as it was then, was founded in 1994 with the goal of helping more international students succeed at university in Australia via improved student support and an extended academic year. Since this time Navitas has significantly expanded the services it offers its students and clients and is now creating opportunities through lifelong learning for over 83,000 people in 31 countries per year. About the role The Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the daily administration functions of the Academic Services team. The Program Coordinator ensures the smooth operations of academic services including consultation with students and administrative duties, in order to deliver efficient and high standard of service to all stakeholders. Essential Skills and Experience

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Degree or equivalent, and minimum three-years work experience in similar role Demonstrated knowledge, skills and experience working in a tertiary environment Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and deal with competing priorities Excellent attention to detail, including proofreading and editing skills Demonstrated ability to relate well to students, academics and stakeholders Ability to independently resolve routine problems and issues High level of written and communication skills Demonstrated computer literacy, including advanced competency in Excel Sense of responsibility and commitment to education

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Experience working in a multicultural education environment Knowledge of undergraduate and postgraduate programs at tertiary level

What we offer An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate. The Navitas Group offers outstanding long-term career opportunities within Australia and abroad, and is values driven and an equal opportunity employer. Expression of Interest should be sent to Melinda Law, Academic Manager, La Trobe University Sydney Campus at [email protected] by COB Friday 17th August 2018. Successful applicants require working rights in Australia and will be subject to relevant pre-employment checks, which may include a National Police Check and/or a Working with Children Check. Navitas strives to be a workplace that promotes diversity, flexibility and equal employment. As such, we invite experienced candidates of all ages, people with a disability and Indigenous Australians to apply.

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Position Description Title:

Program Coordinator – Managed Campus

Division:

University Partnerships Australasia

Reports to:

Academic Manager

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Overview and Objectives of the Position:

The Program Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the daily administration functions of the Academic Services team. The Program Coordinator ensures the smooth operations of academic services including consultation with students and administrative duties, in order to deliver efficient and high standard of service to all stakeholders.

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Key Result Areas: •

Manage the academic administration processes, including but not limited to administration of exam reviews, misconduct, variation of enrolment, course transfers and academic progression



Give academic advice and support to students on academic matters relating to their program, policies and procedures, progression, including preparation of course planners



Supervise and manage the utilization and implementation of course outlines and teaching materials for Foundation, Diploma and Undergraduate units and ensure the equivalence is maintained with La Trobe University outlines and teaching materials



Manage casual staff and/or sessional academic staff and coordinate academic staff induction



Engage with University academic staff on moderation and quality assurance



Oversee examination processes, including moderation, benchmarking processes, exam marking and invigilators



Ensure the delivery of course evaluation surveys, analysis and the provision of recommendations



Map/track learning and student outcomes, program or course moderation



Contribute to College academic committee reports



Provision of advice to students relating to programs/courses, academic policies and procedures, program progression, miscellaneous study and other student academic matters



Maintain strong and effective partner relationships, engaging with relevant University academics as appropriate



Provide academic student counselling



Coordinate the timely production, quality control and publication of approved subject outlines and ensure appropriate record keeping of approvals and version



Provide assistance to academic leadership in processing breaches of academic integrity

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Ensure the timely production and quality control of mid and final semester examination papers



Assist with annual subject reviews and student and subject evaluation processes

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Qualifications and Selection Criteria

Essential:

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Degree or equivalent, and minimum three-years work experience in similar role Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and deal with competing priorities. Excellent attention to detail, including proofreading and editing skills. Demonstrated ability to relate well to students and professionals. Ability to independently resolve routine problems and issues. Sense of responsibility and commitment to education Excellent written and communication skills, and a team player

Desirable: i.

Experience working in a multicultural education environment

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Knowledge of undergraduate programs at tertiary level

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