Director, Student Acquisitions
- Optimise student enrolment through a strategic, market-led approach
- Drive the transition to online enrolments
- Make a difference by supporting students’ career journeys
Melbourne Polytechnic seeks an outstanding individual to drive the strategic development of the organisation’s vision for its student acquisition and enrolment activity in line with overall strategic plans. This role will be accountable for the implementation and continued development of a range of high-quality student recruitment and service strategies.
Reporting to the Executive Director Student Engagement, International and Community Partnerships, the Director will ensure a seamless experience for prospective students from their first contact through to enrolment. The role provides visionary leadership to the Student Acquisitions and Enrolment function, which includes the school recruitment team, Future Students, and the Skills and Jobs Centre.
With relevant tertiary qualifications, ideally in marketing or sales, and demonstrated experience in managing student acquisition and enrolment functions, the ideal candidate will have outstanding communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills, with a track record in leading, motivating and inspiring teams. With demonstrated experience driving sales and engagement, and optimising CRM systems, the successful candidate will be comfortable working at an executive level. A background in leading and managing people, strategic resource planning and budgeting, financial management, and policy and process development will also be key.
Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a perfect combination of higher education and vocational learning, delivered by passionate teachers with real-world experience and expertise. One of the largest providers in Victoria, Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of degrees, certificates and diplomas across the whole higher education and vocational training spectrum through a network of seven metropolitan campuses and regional training centres, with some of the best training facilities in Australia.
For more information visit: www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au.
To apply, please click on ‘Apply now’ below, using reference NMIdsa0521, providing a resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria for the role, or call Sharyn Gowans on +61 1300 347 437 for a confidential discussion.