International Programs Event Coordinator (Permanent Part Time)

Job No: USU1319
Location: Camperdown, Sydney, NSW

  • Permanent Part Time Role – to start February 2019
  • Diverse, exciting role that gives you the opportunity to work with young people in a creative and fun environment
  • Flexible shifts to work


Who YOU are

We are looking for a highly driven events coordinator with a love for event management and a passion for foreign cultures to join our team!

You have creative ideas and are keen to create engaging and exciting events in a tertiary environment

You will be liaising between key stakeholders in the lead up to events, so you will have strong interpersonal skills to build rapport with students and clients

You like to be challenged with variety! The role will perform promotional, administrative and customer service responsibilities

You are looking to work with a vibrant and high performing team. If a flexible work environment is what you are looking for then this is the position for you!


Who WE are

Student Programs is at the heart of campus life at the University of Sydney. This role is responsible for the programming, planning and execution and evaluation of a diverse range of student events, including but not limited onsite event coordination, stakeholder management, content development and marketing. 
The International Programs Event Coordinator is a valued member of the Student Programs team and works with various internal and external stakeholders to deliver a dynamic calendar of programs and events.


About the International Programs Team

Events and programs created by the USU International Programs team attract around 10,000 students each year and we won the Campus Link Award in 2017 for Best Orientation Event in Australia. We also manage the International Student Lounge (ISL), one of the most popular student hubs on campus with over 600 patrons daily. We believe in working hard and having fun at the same time.


What you will DO

  • Assist in the management of dynamic calendar of events
  • Ongoing student engagement
  • Customer service
  • Program content development


HOURS of work

This is a permanent part time role which requires 3 days (21 hours) per week. More hours may be required during International Orientation and International Festival.



$55,000 pro rata + 9.5% Superannuation



  • An $11 meal card per day worked
  • 17.5% Annual Leave Loading
  • Generous paid leave entitlements including 4 additional paid grant days per year
  • Ongoing paid training and development  



Monday 11th February 2019



Monday 21 January 2019 at 10am




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Founded in 1874, the USU (University of Sydney Union) is proudly Australia’s oldest and largest not-for-profit student organisation, dedicated to providing students with the best possible university experience. 

Led by a student board elected by our members, the USU provides fun things on campus, such as festivals, events and parties. We also run an amazing array of programs, including INCUBATE, our award-winning launch pad for startups, an active volunteering program and an International Language Exchange, to name a few. In addition, we support over 200 Clubs and Societies as well as operate bars, food and retail outlets across campus, providing great coffee, fresh affordable food, graduation gown hire and official USYD merchandise


We are committed to promoting a workplace of equal opportunities. We promote healthy living and aims to protect the health and safety of staff, members and visitors to the University by providing a Smoke-Free Workplace. We do not accept unsolicited agency applications.


Due to the volume of applications received, shortlisted applicants will be contacted within approximately 4 weeks of the role’s closing date (or 4 weeks from the date of application if there is no specified closing date).

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