Coordinator, Diversity & Inclusion

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
February 14, 2023
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  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Salary Level HEW 7 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working
  • About You This position supports the University's diversity and inclusion projects with a focus on students, by designing and delivering a number of projects and initiatives, engaging collaboratively with a range of stakeholders.

    This role has a focus on LGBTIQA+ students, cultural inclusion and racial equity, and people from refugee background on temporary visas.

    The position works with a small and enthusiastic team and with internal stakeholders and contributors in the Students Group, the People team, RMIT Schools, Portfolios, Colleges, as well as with external partners and organisations as needed.

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

  • Demonstrated understanding of community diversity, with the proven capacity to draw upon related skills and expertise to develop and deliver equity and inclusion programs that are targeted and responsive.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, develop, and deliver a range of innovative and effective programs.
  • Proven experience identifying, developing and maintaining relationships for defined outcomes with a wide range of partners, including internal and external stakeholders.
  • Effective planning, organisational, and project management skills, including coordinating staff for the effective delivery of events and programs.
  • High-level written and oral communication skills, including experience in the design and delivery of training and professional development resources, and the proven ability to liaise at all levels with a diverse group of people.
  • Capacity to think and work innovatively, effectively and flexibly in a fluid multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Experience with program evaluation and implementing continuous improvement practices.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion and reconciliation.
  • 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.

    To Apply

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

    For further information about this position, please see Position Description below.

    PD – Coordinator Diversity Inclusion


    Applications Close:

    14 Feb 2023 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.

    RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at [email protected] telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

    Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreakhere.

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