Careers and Industry Officer

University of Melbourne
May 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:$79,961 – $91,844
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Fixed-term for 12 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Careers and Industry Officer

Job no: 0062404 Location: Parkville Role type: Full-time; Fixed-term for 12 months Faculty: Faculty of Science Department/School: Student and Academic Services Salary: UOM 5 – $79,961 – $91,844 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Provide essential administrative, events, and program support to the Faculty of Science's career enrichment and work-integrated learning initiatives.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with academic and industry partners to create diverse opportunities for students and deepen their networks and career pathways within a dynamic and supportive team environment.
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!
  • About the Role The Careers and Industry Officer provides essential support for career enrichment and work integrated learning programs. They assist in event coordination, administrative tasks, and program promotion to enhance students' career pathways and industry connections. This is a varied role in a high performing small team and involves collaborating with academic and industry partners, managing inquiries, and ensuring effective communication and coordination within the team and across various university departments.

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to the design of career enrichment programs and events alongside the Careers and Industry team.
  • Develop and execute event management plans, which may include sourcing and setting up venues, coordination of catering, recruitment of volunteers, preparing AV and technical requirements.
  • Provide timely and accurate responses to student queries, and proactively address issues that may arise through program delivery.
  • Work cross-functionally and collaborate with the broader Student and Academic Services team to drive highly visible, high quality, innovative programs.
  • Who We Are Looking For You will possess a flexible and proactive approach, as well as excellent communication skills. Additionally, you'll demonstrate the ability to foster belonging and engagement among stakeholders, work effectively both independently and in a team, while also showcasing skills that are desirable for the role.

    You will also have:

  • A degree qualification or the equivalent combination of relevant experience in event and program management role, or an equivalent combination of relevant work experience, education and/or training.
  • Experience in end-to-end event and program delivery to deliver content and experiences with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Ability to maintain a flexible and proactive approach to tasks within a busy work environment and the ability to organise work priorities to meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience delivering virtual events and programs.
  • For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

    This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

    Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

    Your New Team – “The Science Secretariat“ The Science Secretariat is the administrative unit for the Faculty of Science and all its teaching, research, and commercial activities. The Secretariat is responsible for the policy development, planning, implementation, and ongoing management of Faculty programs.

    Science at Melbourne is a global leader across fundamental and impactful scientific research and education. Science begins with curiosity, and we are dedicated to understanding the universe from the level of sub-atomic particles to the solar system. We aim to be leaders who positively impact the community locally and globally, addressing major societal issues from climate change to disease. Our discoveries help build an understanding of the world around us.

    Our strength is our breadth of expertise. We are the second largest faculty in the University comprising seven schools: Agriculture, Food & Ecosystem Sciences, BioSciences, Chemistry, Geography, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics and Veterinary Science.

    This depth of knowledge positions the faculty to better understand, explore and impact our world and humanity, within a truly comprehensive Faculty of Science.

    What We Offer You! In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page!

    About the University of Melbourne We're tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn.

    Be Yourself The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

    We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

    For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -https: //

    Join Us! If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)
  • ^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to https://

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Oliver Bukasa via email at [email protected], ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

    If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

    Advertised: 07 May 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 21 May 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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