Pearson Application Assessment Officer in Melbourne, Australia

Application Assessment Officer


It’s no secret that a good education has the power to change lives. The challenge lies in the pace with which Australia’s educational landscape is transforming. It’s no longer just about providing access, but also ensuring progress.

As the world’s leading learning company, we’re helping learners of all ages and stages across Australia reach their education goals, and find their way to a robust and fulfilling life.


  • 12 month rolling contract

  • Collegial, healthy and sociable working environment

  • Be part of an organisation that believes in putting the learner in the centre of everything we do

  • Work in an environment where ideas are shared, and success is celebrated

  • Be part of a team that is not afraid of a challenge, and learns from mistakes

Based in stunning, heritage-listed offices in Melbourne's Docklands, you have everything at your door step, not to mention the easy 2 minute walk from Southern Cross Station.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Application Assessment Officer for a 12 month rolling contract to work alongside and to support our Student Recruitment team.

As an Application Assessment Officer you will be responsible for reviewing all student applications and efficiently facilitating the admissions process.

This role will require you to:

  • Review and manage all current applications to ensure that the admission requirements of each course are met

  • Manage the application life cycle with a sense of urgency, solution and customer focus

  • Actively participate in weekly meetings being prepared to discuss performance data, prospective applicant concerns, and creative solutions to enhance team performance.


  • Initiative and problem solving skills

  • General knowledge of higher education and/or university admissions and recruitment (ideal but not essential)

  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong customer service focus

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and have strong multi-tasking and organisational skills

If you are as passionate as we are about changing lives through learning, then help us to learn more about you and why you want to work with Pearson. Click ‘Apply Now’ to create your application online.

At Pearson, we value the employee journey and pride ourselves in building an inclusive and diverse culture.


Primary Location: AU-VIC-Melbourne

Work Locations: AU-Victoria-Melbourne-Goods Shed South 707 Collins Street Goods Shed South Melbourne 3008

Job: Customer Service

Organization: Core

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Dec 3, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1815468

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.