Project Manager – Designing Learning Spaces for Diversity, Inclusion, and Participation ARC Linkage Project

University of Melbourne
July 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:$96,459 - $104,413
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Contract Type:fixed term until 1 M
Working Time:Part time
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Project Manager – Designing Learning Spaces for Diversity, Inclusion, and

Participation ARC Linkage Project

Job no: 0063090 Location: Parkville Role type: Part-time 0.6 FTE fixed term until 1 May 2027 Faculty: Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning Department/School: Learning Environments Applied Research Network (LEaRN) Salary: UOM Level 6 $96,459 - $104,413p.a. plus 17% super

  • A Project Manager (0.6 FTE) is required to provide administrative management support to the ARC Linkage project's Chief Investigators
  • This key administrative and communications role requires an organised, self-directed individual with experience managing complex projects, offering the successful candidate an opportunity to develop a broad range of skills and experiences within the research/higher education industry.
  • About the Role

    Your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide administrative management support to the project.
  • Develop an overall project plan with timeframes and prepare project documentation (e.g., implementation plan) with support and input from the Lead CI, additional CIs, Research Manager, and Research Fellows.
  • Manage the scheduling, organisation, and administration of project meetings and events, including setting dates, inviting attendees, preparing agendas, documenting minutes, and executing actions as required.
  • Assist with budget planning and lead expenditure tracking, including liaising with relevant finance teams regarding the project's income and expenditures across internal and external parties.
  • Develop an internal and external communication strategy and maintain the project's webpage and social media and coordinate the production of media and podcast/video materials by others.
  • Who We Are Looking For

  • A team-oriented person with terrific communications skills and enthusiasm for working in a busy environment. The successful candidate will have high-level planning and organisation skills, including the capacity to implement strategies developed by the project's Chief Investigators, coordinate project team priorities and activities, and set and meet deadlines.
  • The ideal candidate will be organised and self-motivated, with skills in project management, effective relationship building, and a people-centred mindset. While an understanding of the needs of people with lived experience of a disability is desirable, it is not essential. Additionally, they will have good time management skills, comprehend the importance of data sensitivity, budget planning, booking meetings, liasing with multiple stakeholders.

    You will also have:

  • A relevant degree plus relevant project management experience.
  • Demonstrated capacity to manage research projects, including producing project planning and implementation documents and managing data.
  • Administrative experience supporting a busy team and various stakeholder engagements, including organising and managing project meetings and events.
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to prepare reports and other documents as required.
  • Proven technical skills in multimedia communication related to the development of webpages, data visualisation, and publications.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage/track financial transactions.
  • 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 – “ Designing Learning Spaces for Diversity, Inclusion, and Participation ARC Linkage Project, hosted by LEaRN

    The Learning Environments Applied Research Network (LEaRN) is a multi- disciplinary research group supported by the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning and Faculty of Education at the University in Melbourne and the School of Education at Edith Cowan University.

    LEaRN is a network of academia, practitioners, industry, and government agencies in Australia and overseas exploring the intersections between teaching and learning and the built environment. As a research network, LEaRN collaborates with partners across various sectors, including education, architecture, health, design, furniture, ICT, and government and private school systems. The network aims to provide an intellectual space to focus on the relationships between pedagogy and space across all educational environments, from early years' settings through to schools, tertiary environments and the workplace. Communicating LEaRN's research to non- academics is critical to the group's engagement approach.

    The Designing Learning Spaces for Diversity, Inclusion, and Participation ARC Linkage Project is led by Associate Professor Ben Cleveland, along with eight other CIs: Professors Christine Imms, Lorraine Graham, Janet Clinton and Paul Loh; Associate Professors Wesley Imms, Christhina Candido and Kate Tregloan; and Dr Ruth Aston.

    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 in relation to the Position Description.
  • Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.

    If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact 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: 05 Jul 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Applications close: 19 Jul 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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