Research Events and Engagement Officer

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
December 09, 2022
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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  • ​​Full-time​, ​Continuing position​

  • Salary Level HEW 5 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the ​Melbourne CBD​ campus, ​but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University​

  • About The Position:

    The Research Events and Engagement Officer is responsible for providing high quality administrative support across a range of DSC Research events. DSC Research events include research conferences, symposia, industry research events, and research planning activities.

    Under the direction of the Senior Coordinator, Research Operations, the Research Events and Engagement Officer will book event venues, guests, travel, catering, AV, facilities, marketing and promotion, distribution of event materials and collation of feedback. The incumbent will establish and maintain consistent systems for the management of research events, resources, day-to- day operations, and services.

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

  • Demonstrated experience in providing administrative and logistical support in the organisation and delivery of a range of events.

  • Highly developed organisational and planning skills, with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to prioritise tasks.

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and a proven ability to deliver exceptional service to both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, flexibly, and collaboratively with colleagues within and beyond the immediate work unit, positively contributing to the achievement of organisational goals.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and the ability to deliver a high level of customer service to both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated digital literacy.

  • Previous events experience within the higher education sector/project management experience is desirable.

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

    About the College

    The College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT University's renowned art, architecture, design, built environment, communication, and social science disciplines. The college has 24,500 students and over 1,000 staff located in 9 schools.

    The College's academic programs are generally market leaders and in high demand. Based on a strong foundation of practise led, industry partnered teaching and research, we aim to deliver skilled graduates with a deep sense of purpose, and high impact research and innovation.

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    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering 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.

    Job Description – Research Events & Engagement Officer


    Applications Close:

    9 Dec 2022 11.59 pm

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