Careers at Swinburne
Discover what it’s like to work at Swinburne, our core values and all the key employee benefits, as well as hear from current staff about their experiences.
Working at Swinburne comes with a wide range of benefits that are continually reviewed and refined. These include flexible working arrangements, staff discounts and career development opportunities
Join a vibrant community of academics, teachers, professionals and students, where your work can directly impact society.
Swinburne delivers excellence in teaching and research in science, technology, business, law, design and innovation. As a multi-sector provider, there are opportunities to apply for jobs in higher education, vocational education and pathways. There are also opportunities marketing and communications, customer service, information technology, finance, human resources and administration.
Our mission is to create economic and social impact through science, technology and innovation. In doing so, we want to attract those with similar values who can help us make a difference.
As an employer we promote diversity, support career development, provide flexibility and offer competitive salary packages.
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“Swinburne seemed to be one of the best prepared universities to do good things with online learning.”
John Hopkins , Business lecturer and researcher
At Swinburne, we embrace behaviours that make a difference to the way we work and the community around us. This involves promoting diversity, equity and career development.
Equity and diversity
Regardless of race, religion, ability, sexuality or gender, Swinburne actively promotes a culture that is inclusive for all.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment
At Swinburne, we value and celebrate the heritage, cultures and spirituality of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Strategies and initiatives
Our initiatives focus on bringing people and technology together for a better world.
What happens to my personal information if I participate in a survey?
In accordance with the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, any information collected from a participant in any of our research studies will be kept completely confidential. All information will be stored securely on Swinburne University of Technology servers and only accessible by the research staff labelled on the corresponding research ethics documentation. Each study has been approved by the local research ethics board at Swinburne University of Technology.
If you would like to learn more about the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research, please visit the National Health and Medical Research Centre website.
Our people will be driven by a shared sense of purpose, to create tomorrow’s technology and the human capital and talent required for a digital, tech rich future.
Benefits of working at Swinburne
Working at Swinburne comes with a wide range of benefits that are continually reviewed and refined. These include flexible working arrangements, staff discounts and career development opportunities.
Swinburne places a big focus on developing our employees. You can design a career pathway uniquely suited to who you are, your skills and lifestyle. You can also:
Undertake training courses on campus
Enjoy a 50% study fee reduction
Pursue study leave options
Participate in regular staff and management development programs
Create a development plan that is reviewed annually
Enjoy Swinburne graduation discounts
Participate in mentoring programs
Access online learning through Swinburne’s LinkedIn Learning Staff Subscription.
Swinburne’s flexible working arrangements can support your individual needs. We have a range of family support services that enable you to make the most of your career and family life. Our options include:
Paid parental leave for primary caregivers and secondary caregivers
Extended parental leave options
48/52 employment cycle options
Looking after your health and wellbeing is vital, which is why Swinburne offers the following services and discounts to employees:
Onsite health services and vaccinations
Private health insurance discounts with Medibank
Weekly yoga and Pilates classes
Multi-faith facilities and resources
Discounted and special offer gym memberships around all three campuses, including the Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre (HALC)
Onsite parking and easy access to public transport
Parents’ room facilities
Social functions through the Swinburne Staff Club
Access to library resources across our campuses
Multi-faith facilities at our Hawthorn campus.
You may be eligible for up to 17% superannuation through our partner UniSuper.
Check your individual job advertisement for the superannuation on offer.
Note: You can also elect to salary package voluntary contributions to UniSuper, or a fund of your choice.
Discounted annual Myki cards
Travel discounts such as Qantas Club Membership offers
Vehicle lease plans and car hire discount options
Special discounts through the Swinburne Bookshop for movie tickets, computers and software
Community Bank ® at Swinburne.