Senior Academic Services Officer (L&T Events)

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
November 26, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Fixed Term until Dec
Working Time:Full time
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  • Full Time, Fixed Term until December 2024

  • HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the City campus, however, may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University and occasionally required to work outside of regular business hours.

  • About the Position

    This position is a senior administrator who is responsible for planning and organising Learning and Teaching events and supporting student engagement initiatives, such as Belonging strategies. The role ensures a connected and collaborative approach to L&T events and engagement across the School of Media and Communication.

    The role is part of the wider Academic Services Team in the School and supports student lifecycle processes.

    The role has a strong collaborative and service culture orientation and operates within and across teams and in association with RMIT service groups.

    At times the Senior Academic Services Officer (L&T Events) may be required to work flexibly to ensure the smooth running of L&T events and engagement activities.

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

  • Demonstrated experience in the organisation and delivery of events and/or projects.

  • Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to synthesize complex information in a timely and concise manner.

  • Demonstrated organisational and problem-solving skills, including a proven ability to meet tight timelines, manage multiple tasks and adjust workload priorities to meet conflicting deadlines.

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

  • Excellent communication skills and a proven ability to build strong, positive, respectful and inclusive working relationships.

  • 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.

  • Demonstrated adaptability and enthusiasm for contemporary ways of working and service delivery.

  • Demonstrated digital literacy, including the ability to adapt to new systems and utilise a variety of technologies in daily work practices.

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

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the key selection criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position and the College of Design and Social Context, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Medina via email at [email protected].

    Position Description - Senior Academic Services Officer (L &T Events)

    About the School of Media and Communication within the College of Design and Social Context

    The School of Media and Communication pushes the boundaries of digital knowledge creation and future-focused practice. The School has a deep engagement with industry and the community that allows research and teaching to respond creatively and innovatively to global conditions.

    In the most recent QS Rankings by Subject, RMIT was ranked 37th in the world for Communications and Media Studies.

    The School is home to a vibrant community of practitioners, theorists and thinkers in communication, creative writing and publishing, screen, culture, digital ethnography, new media, journalism, public relations, advertising and music industry. The School has a strong international focus set to drive careers to succeed in the global context with programs and courses offered in Melbourne, Vietnam and Singapore.

    The School embraces agility and flexibility to drive a field that is always evolving with emerging specialisations and new roles in an increasingly changing world. Extending the reach for excellence, teaching spaces have been adapted to meet world-class standards.

    Partnership with industry and the community ensures we keep abreast of changing industry needs and new technologies of teaching and learning, supporting students in moving fluently between the classroom, the studio and the workplace. Work integrated learning is just one way of many in which the mutual benefits of industry and community partnerships are realised, connecting students directly to real-world projects that result in tangible outcomes.

    A multidisciplinary network of research endeavour brings together experts across disciplines. Adopting a creative, critical and playful attitude to research, celebrating disciplinary diversity and leading in the development of practice-led approaches.

    In the most recent Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) ranking, RMIT was judged to be well above world standard (5) for the field of Communication and Media studies and above world standard (4) for the field of Cultural Studies and Design Practice and Management, reinforcing the dedication and expertise in these areas. RMIT was also judged to be at world standard (3) for the fields of Film, Television, and Performing Arts and Creative Writing.

    For more information, visit www. schools/media-and-communication


    Applications Close:

    26 Nov 2023 11.59 pm

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