newCoordinator Vocational Training Partnerships

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Job Description

Swinburne is embarking on an exciting journey, working towards our new vision of bringing people and technology together to build a better world. We are seeking a highly service orientated professional to join our Vocational Education and Training Group to be responsible for driving high standards of service to industry partners and stakeholders (internally and externally).

As the Coordinator, Vocational Training Partnerships, you will be responsbible for:
  • the management of quality assurance, regulatory compliance, and contractual arrangements for vocational partnerships;
  • the implementation of processes and systems relating to partnerships, including contractual arrangements and approvals, operational issues and monitoring of quality performance; and
  • maintaining strong working relationships with the partners and across VET departments and the organisation to achieve strategic outcomes.

About VET Group
For more than a century, Swinburne has embodied its commitment to not only provide but also transform education through strong industry engagement, social inclusion, a desire to innovate and, above all, a determination to create positive change.

Our vision for Vocational Education and Training (VET Group) is to be the best provider of pathways and vocational education in Australia, known for our industry and community connections and excellence in student focused learning. To achieve this, consistent with Swinburne's 2025 vision, we will:
  • embrace a culture of excellence, innovation and teamwork
  • engage our students through education that is inspiring, international and industry-engaged, with a focus on developing future ready learners
  • productively link with Swinburne's Higher Education Faculties and Research to enhance the University's position and reputation
  • be the partner of choice for the industries and communities we serve.

About you
You will need to demonstrate the following:
  • Relevant qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • A sound understanding of University policies in relation to VE quality and policy and knowledge of relevant Government regulations and their implications for the University.
  • Demonstrated significant experience in the Vocational Education sector in quality and compliance areas with a particularly focus on ASQA Standards and third party arrangements
  • High-level interpersonal skills, particularly as they relate to the ability to work in a team and the maintenance of relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders with tact, maturity and appreciation of sensitive issues.

A full list of selection criteria is available within the position description.

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Enjoy 50% study fee reduction
  • Participate in regular staff and management development programs
  • Private health insurance discounts

To find out more about the extensive range of benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit Employee Benefits and refer to ‘Benefits’ section.

How to apply and further information
To view the position description or to start an application please click on 'apply' or ‘begin’ and submit a resume, cover letter and a response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the position description.

For further information about this position, contact Caryn Phillips (Director, Business Services & Quality) by email:

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on

Diversity and Inclusion
Equity and diversity are integral to achieving our 2025 vision of bringing people and technology together to build a better world. Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity and inclusion through key initiatives such as:
  • Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Charter of Cultural Diversity
  • Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Action Plan
  • Swinburne LGBTIQA+ Pride, Gender Equality, Accessibility and Intergenerational inclusion strategies

For further information on all our initiatives visit our equity and diversity website. We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Assistance and Support
We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact Maree Norden, Diversity & Inclusion Manager at For support or queries related to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment, please contact Timothy Werner at
Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

Directions from Victoria’s Chief Health Officer require all Swinburne workers to have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 22 October 2021 and to be fully vaccinated by 26 November 2021, unless they are an Excepted Person as defined by the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions. All applicants must therefore be able to comply with this requirement.

Applications close at 5pm, Wednesday 17 November 2021
(Agency enquiries will not be accepted for this position)


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