Program Officer (VPSG3)

Job posted: 09/06/2021
Applications close: 24/06/2021 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 24 months

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $70,791 - $85,956

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/DET/SEPSG/20009058

Reference: VG/DET/SEPSG/20009058

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $70,791 - $85,956

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The International Education Division (IED) in the Victorian Department of Education and Training (the Department) is seeking a Program Officer in a 24 month fixed-term capacity to join the International Students Admission and Agents team. This role is ideal for someone wanting to work directly with students and their families and interested in strengthening global learning and engagement through education.

Please note that the pay range for this position is $70,791 - $85,956, with the base offered unless your current substantive salary falls within the range.

The IED is seeking a Program Officer in a fixed-term capacity to join the International Student Admission and Agents (ISAA) unit. The role is based in our Melbourne CBD office.

Reporting to the Admission Team Leader, the Program Officer is responsible for providing enrolment and application services to international students and parents, accredited education agents and Victorian government schools. The Program Officer is responsible for processing International Student applications, liaising with schools and regions to facilitate students' placement and ensuring all International Student Admission policies and procedures are consistently applied. This also includes maintaining international student records and data on both the Department and Federal Government information systems.

Skills and Experience:

  • Strong understanding of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act (Cth) and Education Training and Reform Act (Vic)
  • Excellent relationship management and builds partnerships with people across business areas.
  • Strong in data and information management including the maintenance and data cleansing of international student records in the Department's Victorian International Students Information Tool (VISIT) database and the Commonwealth Government's PRISMS information system
  • Proven track record of using multiple CRM's and software and advanced ability with the Microsoft Office package including Excel
  • Proven ability to establish and manage relationships with key internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of compliance and risk management strategies
  • Current Working with children's check or be willing to obtain one
  • Relevant tertiary qualification (desirable)

To be considered for this role, you must be able to pass a national police check and submit an up to date copy of your resume with a cover letter addressing the key criteria below (2-page max).

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.


Program Officer (VPSG3)

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Full time / 24 months

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Eleanora Macaro | eleanora.macaro@education.vic.gov.au

Program Officer (VPSG3)