Preparing your application

To apply for a job at La Trobe University simply create or log into your account via our jobs@latrobe website. You can set up a job alert, edit these alert preferences at any time, and apply for jobs all within the My Profile section of our jobs system. You'll need to supply the following documents with your initial application:

Cover letter: Ensure that your cover letter addresses the specific role you are applying for. Make sure you tell us about yourself and why you feel you would be the best person for the role advertised, but be sure to include what you couldn’t mention in your resume.

Resume: A summary of your experience, skills, education and key accomplishments

Key Selection Criteria (Statement of suitability) You may be asked to address the Key Selection Criteria in your application, depending on the requirements of the role. This is a summary of the knowledge, skills and abilities required for a position. You should address the criteria one by one with a short paragraph. Describe a situation when you’ve applied your skills and abilities, along with the resulting outcomes.

NOTE: Not all roles at La Trobe University require applicants to address the Key Selection Criteria, this is determined on a role by role basis. Please make sure you check the advertisement to see if this is a requirement. If unsure you can contact us on 9479 1234