Coordinator, Equity Outreach Programs

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
February 14, 2023
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 August 2023
  • 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 will coordinate the development and delivery of RMIT's equity outreach program I Belong for middle and senior secondary school students in RMIT's Schools Network Access Partnership (SNAP). This will involve collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to develop and review learning content and workshops, and coordinating participation and delivery informed by RMIT's commitment to social inclusion and the engagement of students from schools and groups that are under-represented in tertiary education.

    The position works with a small and enthusiastic team and with internal stakeholders in RMIT portfolios, Colleges and Schools, including the Ngarara Willim Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students. External partners include over 200 Victorian secondary schools in the RMIT SNAP Partnership.

    Some occasional out of hours work and travel is required.

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

  • Demonstrated understanding of community diversity, with the proven capacity to draw upon related skills and expertise to develop and deliver equity programs that are targeted and responsive.
  • Capacity to think and work innovatively, effectively and flexibly in a multi-disciplinary team environment, on campus and working from home.
  • High-level planning, organisational, event and project management skills, including coordinating staff for the effective delivery of events and programs.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills, including experience in public speaking, and the proven ability to liaise at all levels with a culturally diverse group of people.
  • 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 or contact Melissa Keenan via email [email protected]

    PD – Coordinator Equity Outreach Programs


    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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