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Administrative positions

Administrative positions

Business Development and Liaison


Assistant Manager, Engagement & Communication

This position is responsible for supporting the University in enhancing its external engagement with alumni and business and industry stakeholders. The appointee will also oversee the development and implementation of university’s corporate and internal communication strategies in alignment with Swinburne’s objectives. 

The appointee will be responsible for engagement activities that lead to:
  • Improved engagement with top employers in Sarawak and the region, and thereby enhance Swinburne Sarawak’s reputation among industry as the source for highly skilled graduates.
  • Increased opportunities and options for student internships / consultative projects via collaborative partnerships with business and industry.
  • Increased scholarships / bursary / industry awards available to students through the establishment of funding schemes with the relevant organisations.
  • Improved engagement with Swinburne alumni by working collaboratively with the Alumni office in Melbourne.
 The Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution. Master’s degree holder can also be considered.
  • At least 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience including a minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication skills, in written and spoken English.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office software, especially MS Words, MS Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Pleasant personality with strong customer service focus and able to develop good working relationship with students, staff and external companies.
  • Ability to act with discretion on matters of a confidential nature.
Please refer to the Position Description as it will provide complete details of the job scope as well as the requirement(s) for the positions advertised.

The “Application process” section on our website provides more information about submitting an application. Please download the Position Description document for your reference. Remember to include a write-up addressing the Key Selection Criteria stated in the Position Description with your application.  

All applications must be submitted on or before 12 June 2022.


Executive, Engagement & Communication

This position plays a significant role in contributing to the achievement of the University’s goals by ensuring that corporate communication strategies are aligned with the overall Swinburne strategy. The appointee will also support the enhancement of external engagement with alumni and business and industry stakeholders.

The appointee is responsible for:
  • providing internal communication support to the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer (PVC & CEO); and
  • providing effective corporate communication support as needed while working closely with senior leaders of the University; and
  • assisting in engagement activities with the alumni, business and industry stakeholders.
The appointee will play a key role in the ongoing development and enhancement of Swinburne’s corporate and internal communication functions through contributing a thorough understanding of communication best practices and principles.

 The Requirements
  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution with at least three (3) years relevant working experience; or A Diploma from a recognised institution with minimum five (5) years of relevant working experience. Master’s degree holder can also be considered.
  • Experience in producing communication content in English, for both print and digital platforms, meeting relevant professional / editorial standards.
  • Experience of working in a professional service role, with a relatively independent portfolio of duties.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal skills, and proven through the ability to communicate and negotiate with multiple stakeholders and handle sensitive situations.
  • Demonstrate information management skills, and proven through competent use of relevant software applications.
  • Demonstrate initiative and problem-solving skills, and proven through the ability to develop and implement innovative solutions to work-related problems.
    Please refer to the Position Description as it will provide complete details of the job scope as well as the requirement(s) for the positions advertised.

    The “Application process” section on our website provides more information about submitting an application. Please download the Position Description document for your reference.
    All applications must be submitted on or before 12 June 2022.


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