Advisor, Engagement (Equity and Inclusion)

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
May 29, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Fixed Term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Full-time, Fixed Term position until July 2025

  • Salary HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working.

  • About You

    As the Engagement Advisor (Equity & Inclusion), you will be responsible for developing and implementing an engagement plan focussed on promoting and building awareness and participation in RMIT student equity and diversity initiatives, programs and services.

    You will be working with stakeholders, building alignment across staff and student communications teams, and using a range of channels to raise awareness and build engagement.

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

  • High level communication skills and a proven ability to convey complex information, ideas and concepts clearly and efficiently to a wide range of audiences

  • Demonstrated ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders to ensure successful outcomes

  • Demonstrated ability to design, plan and coordinate and implement a range of innovative campaigns, activities and events that are designed to enhance awareness, engagement and action

  • Ability to think and work independently and flexibly in a multi- disciplinary team environment.

  • Exceptional project management and organisation skills, and attention to detail

  • Demonstrated skills and capacity to produce engaging publications and materials for print and online.

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About the Portfolio

    The Education Portfolio is headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and Vice President who leads the planning and implementation of the University's strategies related to RMIT's academic programs and the RMIT student experience. The Portfolio is responsible for services to support the quality of RMIT programs, including the professional development of academic staff, continuous improvement of the student experience, learning and teaching outcomes and the management of learning and research information sources.

    The Education Portfolio plays a key role in empowering students to access education, participate actively in the life of the University and achieve successful and fulfilling lives beyond graduation. The provision of a stimulating and satisfying experience for students is a priority for the University.

    Students Group

    The Students group shapes, designs and delivers key student services and experiences to prepare RMIT students for study, life and the global workforce.

    We work in partnership with students, academics, professional staff, industry and the community to deliver transformative student experiences that improve access, participation, retention and success for all RMIT students.

    Our objectives are to:

  • Shape, co-create and inform an inclusive, safe, industry-engaged and global student experience

  • Deliver impactful, connected service, care and development opportunities at scale, and to

  • Engage, empower and value each other so that together we can make a difference.

  • We welcome a diversity of perspectives and are inclusive in our approach to work. We are aligned in our passion for having a collective and positive impact on the student experience at RMIT. Our team is comprised of talented and motivated people from a range of professional disciplines and backgrounds, at various stages of their careers and including RMIT students.

    We are a values-led organisation and we value imagination, agility, passion, inclusion, courage and impact.

    The Group is led by the Executive Director Students.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Victoria Smith via email [email protected]

    Position Description: Advisor, Engagement


    Applications Close:

    29 May 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.

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