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Governance & Quality Senior Officer


Job Description:

~~* Full-time, Continuing position
* HEW 6 + 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 Role/You
The Governance & Quality Senior Officer will be responsible for providing high level professional support to College committees, support the student complaints and appeals processes and provide administrative support to other governance-related functions where necessary. The role will ensure the program and course lifecycle processes follow an efficient and compliant governance process.

The successful candidate will oversee Committee meetings and elections, and support student appeals and provide policy and process advice. You will have strong administration skills, be comfortable liaising with a range of stakeholders within the University and possess excellent communication skills. Experience in the application of governance principles and standard committee procedures, including minute taking are essential for this role.

To be successful in this position, you will have:

* Demonstrated administrative experience, preferably in the tertiary education sector, with experience in the preparation of minutes and reporting on arising issues.
* Sound knowledge of administrative procedures relating to committees, formal voting processes, governance protocols, program and course development approvals and student complaints and appeals.

* Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with people at all levels of the organisation.
* Demonstrated organisational ability and time management skills, and ability to process, distribute and file a high volume of committee documents to set deadlines.
* Demonstrated ability to develop and implement new procedures and guidelines to contribute to organisational efficiency
* Demonstrated proficiency in various software packages.
* A proactive approach to problem solving and a demonstrated ability to contribute effectively in a team

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 your suitability for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link below.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description below or contact Dustin Nguyen (Talent Acquisition Advisor) via email dustin.nguyen@rmit.edu.au.

Position Description - Governance & Quality Senior Officer

Applications close on 2nd of October at 11.59pm.

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 95,000 students and close to 10,000 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.

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/


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Australia and Oceania,----Melbourne, Vic, Australia


Governance & Quality Senior Officer






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