Administration Officer - Ngarara Willim RMIT

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
July 14, 2024
Offerd Salary:$85,948
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  • Continuing, full-time position to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students - Indigenous Identified role

  • Salary Level HEW 6 ($85,948 - 93,035 p.a + 17% Superannuation)

  • Based at the RMIT campus in the heart of the city

  • About RMIT

    RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.

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    Where you will work

    The Office of Indigenous Education, Research and Engagement is responsible for providing the leadership and strategic direction for RMIT's whole-of- university approach to reconciliation and engagement efforts and activities.

    The Office of Indigenous Education, Research and Engagement is responsible for a university wide remit that has impact on all parts of the university.

    RMIT is committed to becoming the education provider and employer of choice for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

    About the role

    The Administration Officer will lead the administration requirements of the Ngarara Willim Centre. The Officer will be responsible for supporting the administrative and financial requirements of the Centre, supporting staff, students, community and the Senior Manager, Indigenous Education.

    The role will serve as the initial point of contact for the Centre and will coordinate meetings, communications, finances, procurement, systems and IT maintenance, liaison with students and stakeholders and general upkeep of the Centres across campuses.

    About You

    To be successful in this position, you'll have as a minimum:

  • Extensive experience in providing high-level secretarial and administrative support to a senior staff or equivalent in a university environment or similar large and complex organisation.

  • Diary and travel management, correspondence, bring forward action management, document development, information management and high-level liaison.

  • A good level of interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and the proven ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of management, staff and external parties on complex, sensitive and confidential issues.

  • The ability to draft correspondence of a high standard to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Proven capacity to prioritise tasks, be strategic, exercise discretionary judgment and solve problems independently in an environment of high volume of work and tight deadlines.

  • Computer literacy including: word processing; presentation software; email; internet and electronic document management applications.

  • An understanding of the multifaceted challenges encountered by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in the realms of education.

  • A knowledge and understanding of the tertiary education sector is highly desirable.

  • Demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

  • Position Description - Administration Officer

    Desirable: A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and/or an equivalent level of expertise in providing support and services to tertiary students.

    This is an Aboriginal Designated Position, classified under ‘special measures' of section 12 of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply. Proof of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is required.

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing and maintaining a Working with Children Check

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    For further information about this position, please contact Nicole Shanahan Senior Manager, Indigenous Education via email [email protected]

    Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 14 Jul 2024

    Information for Indigenous applicants

    Applications Close:

    14 July 2024 11.59 pm

    RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Isla n der community.

    At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www.

    We are a Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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