Job description

Join a high-performing team that shares a passion for providing Curtin students with a positive and engaging experience.


Bullet Points


  • $89,919 - $95,391 (G06), plus 17% superannuation
  • Full time, fixed term contract until 31 December 2025.
  • Play a pivotal role in supporting equity students achieve success!


Job Reference: 1210945


Your new role

The Engagement and Student Experience team oversee various digital platforms for current students, facilitate spaces for students to share their input across a range of student experience topics and specific initiatives, and provide analytics and insights for various projects.


Are you passionate about technology, analytics, and driving changes? As the Data Analyst, you will support the Manager, Analytics and Insights with designing and maintaining complex data pipelines, ensuring data quality, and collaborating with stakeholders. Working closely with Curtin’s Digital & Technology Solutions (DTS) team, the Equity and Inclusion Team, and program coordinators, you will work to translate business requirements into effective data solutions.


This position can provide you a dynamic and flexible work environment, offering not only a fantastic work-life balance but also an exciting opportunity to expand, develop, and diversify your skill set.


In This Role, You Will


  • Design and maintain data pipelines into Curtin’s data lakes, ensuring adequate management of data storage, data quality and integrity.
  • Identify relationships, patterns and trends in data.
  • Create dashboards by sorting, integrating and extracting data from multiple sources.
  • Work with various stakeholders to understand business needs and deliver data solutions.
  • Automate data linking processes.


We are looking for (the ideal candidate):


  • Experience using database systems and query tools for data interrogation, extraction and presentation.
  • Proficient in data collection, manipulation and evaluation of information.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with ability to translate complex data to differing audiences.
  • Highly developed organisational skills, with ability to prioritise work to meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience using Amazon Web Services (highly desired).


As this is a fixed-term contract, you will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.


Why Choose Us?


Our staff are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide Australia and the world with quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a friendly place where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are a part of everyday life.


Our vibrant Bentley campus includes a gym, childcare, medical centre, art gallery, hotel, endless food options including a supermarket, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, accessible parking, and excellent public transport connections.


  • Global Excellence: Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Adaptable Work Environment: Embrace flexibility with a role based at our Bentley campus.
  • Rewards Beyond Salary: Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) and customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise.
  • Time Well-Spent: Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Curtin University Leave (2 days), Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. Plus, access to Long Service Leave after 7 years of continuous service (65 days/13-week entitlement for full-time staff).
  • Recognition for Prior Service: Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be* eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
  • Health and Wellness: Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin’s wellbeing locations at https://tinyurl.com/mtyf3vad


For more information about our university visit www.curtin.edu.au


Join us!


Please provide a cover letter addressing the selection criteria in the advert, and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.


To view a copy of the Position Description, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser.


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Applications close: 4:00pm AWST, Wednesday, 19 June 2024.


Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin’s satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.


If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.


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