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222 Lonsdale St Melbourne
Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Web Site: rmit.edu.au

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Events Senior Coordinator


Job Description:

  • Full-time, 3 year Fixed Term position
  • Salary Level HEW 8 + 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 You
Reporting to the Associate Director, WIL & Engagement, you will provide high-level support for the planning and implementation of strategic industry and student facing events across the STEM College and RMIT University. Working closely with the Offices of the Associate DVC Strategy & Innovation and the Associate DVC Learning, Teaching & Quality, The University Experience Team and other members of the WIL and Engagement team, you'll ensure that key event needs are implemented in a consistent and efficient manner.

To be successful in this position, you'll have as a minimum:
  • Extensive experience in developing and enacting successful major events, spanning both physical and virtual platforms.
  • Demonstrated ability to support, motivate, develop and influence a team with on operational focus to deliver a high level of customer service in a client-focused environment.
  • Excellent communication, relationship building and negotiation skills with the ability to work collegiately with academic and professional staff, students, and external clients from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative and meet deadlines in a demanding high-volume environment with excellent attention to detail and commitment to quality assurance.
  • High-level of proficiency in computer software packages with accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to learn new technical skills.
Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

About the College/Portfolio
The STEM College Office Professional staff provide exceptional and efficient support to the College.

The Learning, Teaching and Quality teams support:
  • Quality Enhancement
  • Learning and Teaching support
The Professional shared services Group delivers service to all four School across five distinct functions:
  • Student Lifecycle
  • Planning & Operations
  • Technical Services
  • Program Lifecycle & Governance
  • WIL & Engagement
Relevant digital solutions - such as Workday - are used by the five teams to streamline processes and drive operational efficiencies. The Group's end-to-end professional support ensures a consistent approach to the operational and strategic functioning of the College and adherence to University policies and procedures.

The STEM College Office professional staff are instrumental in providing students with a transformative and enriched learning experience, and in supporting our research and engagement administration activities. Centralised in the STEM College Office, at our City and Bundoora campuses, professional staff members have opportunities to cross-skill, engage in professional development and develop their own career paths.

To Apply
Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link below. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Helen McPartlan via email helen.mcpartlan@rmit.edu.au

HEW 8 - Events Senior Coordinator

Applications close on Sunday, 8th August at 11.55pm.

About RMIT
RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT's leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

Our Culture
Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.
Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

Bring Your Whole Self to Work
We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.


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Melbourne, Vic, Australia


Events Senior Coordinator


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