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Coordinator Professional Experience

Apply now Job no: 497520
Work type: Full time
Location: Launceston
Categories: Management, Administration

Coordinator Professional Experience

  • Full time, ongoing position
  • Based in Launceston  
  • Contributing to a vibrant and continuous learning workplace environment

The College of Arts, Law and Education (CALE) brings together teaching and research expertise from five Schools: Creative Arts and Media, Education, Humanities, Law and Social Sciences. We offer distinctive and sustainable courses with a strong connection to our place, its history, Aboriginal knowledge and culture, its social foundations, and its evolving identity.


The Opportunity

The Coordinator, Professional Experience contributes to the design, development, and implementation of policy, procedure, and curriculum design that support work integrated learning/placement outcomes and delivers maximum benefit to stakeholders.  The successful applicants will be required to maintain and grow a relationship network and represents the School and College on University-wide committees related to Professional Experience (PE) or Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Professional Experience office, overseeing the effectiveness and efficiencies across all PE/WIL student placement activities.
  • Make key and knowledgeable contributions to the design and delivery of strategic and operational plans, policy, and procedures.
  • Provide the School and College with advice and data on the management and maintenance of PE/WIL related agreements between the College/University and external partners.
  • Lead the development of the Professional Experience team, as well as establishing a values-based and people-centric environment.
  • Actively engage in continuous professional development and knowledge currency in PE / WIL administration practices.

Your Application

To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  •  A degree level qualification with relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience, education, and training.
  • Proven team building and team leadership skills, with an ability to work independently and constructively.
  • Experience with policy interpretation, implementation and ongoing review of administrative processes and procedures.
  •  High-level interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, including the ability to research and analyse information to present data, write effective reports, plans, submissions, and correspondence.
  • Experience using business software applications to support the delivery of services.
  • Experience in university professional / work integrated placement or similar and a current working knowledge of the Tasmanian school environment.


Appointment to this role will be at HEO 6 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $102,353 comprising base salary within the range of $80,675 to $87,481 plus 17% superannuation.


COVID-19 Update:

The University of Tasmania recognises that this is critical for the workforce at the University to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians.

Applicants for this role must be prepared to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.


How to Apply

  • To apply online, please provide your CV and 1-2-page cover letter outlining your interest in the role, skills, capabilities and experience.  You do not need to separately address the success criteria.
  • For further information about this position, please contact Catherine Chalmers, Business Manager, or 03 6324 3328.
  • Please visit for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

Applications close Monday, 4 July 2022, 11.55pm

Download File Position Description-Coordinator Professional Experience.pdf

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

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Applications close: Tasmania Standard Time

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