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Program Coordinator

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Work type: Fixed term / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Administration

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

About UNSW Law

Ranked 14th in the world, UNSW Law is Australia’s leader in progressive and rigorous legal education and research.  Inspired by principles of justice, UNSW Law through its teaching, research and community outreach, promotes a holistic understanding of law and its role in society.

UNSW Law includes more than 90 academics, many of whom are leaders in their areas of research interest. Our research is organised around a range of centres and disciplinary clusters.

About UNSW Edge

UNSW Edge (Edge) is a centre in UNSW Law that provides practical, contemporary and focused life-long education to the legal profession, our alumni and other professionals who require legal knowledge and know-how.

About the role

  • $74,338 - $84,116 + 9.5% Superannuation
  • Full-time position (35 hours per week)
  • Fixed-term contract until 30th June 2021

In collaboration with the Team Leader and Director, the Program Coordinator is responsible for planning and executing courses and educational events across a range of legal and professional areas of practice.

The role of Program Coordinator reports to the Team Leader, and has no direct reports.


Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  • Planning and executing high quality courses (both face to face and online) for legal professionals across a range of legal and professional areas in consultation with with the Team Leader.
  • Identifying those in the legal profession and the Faculty to present in the programs and working with the legal professionals to devise appropriate content.
  • Administrator all elements required to execute Edge program, including review and collation of workshop materials, pre and post communications with contributors and learners, and event logistics.
  • Monitoring workflows and systems (including the LMS) whilst working with clients, facilitators, venues and third-party suppliers to ensure logistics, venue, catering, webcasting and recording, and learning environment components run as scheduled.
  • Providing varied and responsive administrative support to the Centre, including managing telephone and email inquiries, processing payments, data entry, reporting, and maintaining and updating the Centre’s databases.


Specific requirements include:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent competence gained through a combination of education, training and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability in the coordination, design, preparation and delivery of seminars and courses, preferably in the legal profession.
  • Proven experience in drafting communications and marketing materials to a variety of audiences with the highest of standards, including the use of social media and email marketing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to liaise effectively with all levels of staff, clients and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a small team with minimum supervision and work in a continuous improvement culture.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency with Microsoft Office and have experience with managing education through an LMS, and with social media.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Download File Position Description - Program Coordinator - UNSW Edge.pdf


Hayley Randall

Talent Acquisition Consultant

T: 02 9385 0962

 Applications close: 11:30pm, Friday 29th November

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.




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