Project and Administration Officer, Reducing Gender-based Violence

La Trobe University
July 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Fixed Term – 2 years
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Project and Administration Officer, Reducing Gender-based Violence

Job No.: 567418

Work type: Fixed Term

  • Part time 0.8 FTE
  • Fixed Term – 2 years
  • Can be based at Bundoora or Bendigo Campus
  • Work with inspiring people who are driven to make a difference!
  • About the position

    This position is based in the Reducing Gender-based Violence Research Group (ReGEN) at the Violet Vines Marshman Centre for Rural Health Research (VVMC) within the La Trobe Rural Health School (LRHS). ReGEN leads the university in research into the prevention and response to gender-based violence (GBV). ReGEN is committed to conducting exceptional research into GBV across Australia and internationally.

    This position is based at Bundoora (hybrid) and may require travel to other La Trobe University campuses.

    Duties will include:

  • Supports the Research Manager to provide administrative and project support to ReGEN researchers and the ReGEN Director.
  • Operates as an individual responsible for organising and delivering specialised work to meet the objectives of ReGEN, VVMC, and La Trobe Rural Health School.
  • Monitors and maintains records and reports to meet internal and external requirements.
  • Liaises, communicates and builds relationships within La Trobe and with outside bodies to support ReGEN, VVMC and La Trobe Rural Health activities.
  • Contribute to an effective and cohesive team and ensures effective communication processes.
  • Supports the ReGEN Network, including coordinating membership, guest speakers, and promoting events.
  • Support broader VVMC research administration requirements when required.
  • Liasing with victim-survivors through a trauma-informed approach
  • Skills and Experience

    To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • Completion of a degree in a relevant area.
  • Demonstrated experience in project coordination and administration within a university or a health/ community setting.
  • Some knowledge and understanding of GBV prevention frameworks (i.e. Our Watch's Change the Story).
  • Ability to work in a sensitive environment with people with lived experience of GBV.
  • Demonstrated capacity to organise work effectively and efficiently and deliver outputs in a timely manner.
  • Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

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  • 17% employer contributed superannuation
  • On site child care facilities
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Discounts for staff and their family members to study a range of La Trobe courses
  • How to apply

    Closing date: By 11:55pm, Wednesday 17th July, 2024

    Position Enquiries: Felicity Young, Manager, Reducing Gender-based Violence (ReGEN) Research Group

    via Email: [email protected]

    Recruitment Enquiries: Lisa White, Talent Acquisition Consultant

    via Email: [email protected]

    Position Description below:

    PD - Project & Admin Officer ReGEN GBV.pdf

    Only candidates with Full Working Rights in Australia may apply for this position.

    Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter and,
  • An up to date resume;
  • A separate document addressing each point under the “Selection criteria“ respond with 250 words maximum per selection criteria point, which is located in the position description.
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    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    La Trobe University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. We take an intersectional approach by actively supporting and encouraging people of all backgrounds and abilities to submit an application and aim to ensure that the recruitment and employee experience is as accessible and inclusive as possible. Flexibility in interview format will be offered to shortlisted candidates.

    All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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