Program Manager, Engineering & Electro-Tech

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
February 08, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Fixed Term (5 year c
Working Time:Full time
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  • Full Time, Fixed Term (5 year contract with underlying teaching position)

  • Salary Level - Senior Educator 2 + Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at either the Melbourne, Brunswick or Bundoora campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University.

  • About the Position This role is for the Program Manager of the Electro Tech area within the Future Technologies department within the College of Vocational Education. Within this program area we have offerings in Electrical Engineering disciplines such as computer systems engineering, engineering technology and electronics and communications. Having knowledge of Vocational Education will be paramount, however knowledge of Higher Education will be beneficial as we also deliver Associate Degrees. This role will entail the following elements:

  • Managing the educational and/or business activities to ensure that the RMIT Strategic and Business Plans are successfully implemented within the department.

  • Lead the design, development, delivery and evaluation of innovative teaching materials, products, and services to meet the needs of enterprises, industry and students.

  • Management of recruitment, selection, induction and workplans of staff in area of responsibility will also form part of this role.

  • Interact effectively with external organisations, with other RMIT Schools, in particular teaching staff and administration staff.

  • Participate in relevant activities to ensure that vocational competence to the education level being delivered and assessed is maintained, together with promoting, encouraging and ensuring teaching staff of the program/s participate in relevant activities to ensure vocational competence to the education level being delivered and assessed is maintained also.

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

  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively lead and manage a team of staff in the design, implementation and evaluation of innovative teaching materials, products and services.

  • Demonstrated ability in ensuring current and contemporary vocational competence which meets and/or exceeds the education level being delivered and assessed.

  • Demonstrated effective organisational skills in the planning, development, implementation, operation and review of programs to achieve a quality- learning environment for students and staff.

  • A sound knowledge and understanding of the vocational education and training sector, and of the training requirements of relevant industries and ability to meet these needs through program design and assessment.

  • Capacity to implement strategies to cater for differing learning styles and approaches to study including gender and cultural influences, and the needs of disadvantaged groups.

  • Demonstrated highly developed interpersonal communication, leadership, negotiating and educational counselling skills that will enable success with students, industry clients, peers and management.

  • Demonstrated skills in the use of information and communication technologies.

  • An understanding of resource management issues, including finance, facilities, management, OHS, Equal Opportunity and Industrial Relations.

  • Qualifications

    Relevant qualifications and proven experience in a leadership role in either the education sector or the relevant industry sector, and appropriate relevant industry experience.

  • TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

  • Diploma of Vocational Education Training

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

    About the College of Vocational Education

    The purpose of RMIT's College of Vocational Education is to empower learners and our industry, community and government partners to succeed in the new world of work. Our five-year strategic roadmap, [email protected] , purposefully guides everything we do in vocational education to deliver our vision: to position RMIT as a leading multi-sector provider with global impact and influence.

    Led by our Pro Vice Chancellor, the College of VE is reimagining how we deliver vocational education to create unique experiences for our students and partners, so we can:

  • lead in practice-based learning

  • empower learners for the future of work

  • engage industry and community at scale

  • grow for impact and influence

  • The College of VE is delivering impact through transformation that creates long-term change.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.

    For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Medina (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor) via email [email protected].

    Position Description - Program Manager, Electro Tech


    Applications Close:

    8 Feb 2023 11.59 pm

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