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Program Coordinator, Indigenous Programs (Vocational Education)


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, Vic, Australia




$112000 - $115000 per annum

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Full time




Education: Classroom Teaching level3, Continuing-Adult, Corporate Development and Training, Customer Training, Early Childhood Care & Development, Elementary School, Fitness & Sports Training-Instruction, General-Other: Training-Instruction

Job Description:

Job Description: ~~* Full Time, Fixed Term role for 3 years - Identified role for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander talent

* Salary: Senior Educator Level (112,471p.a) 1 + 12% Superannuation + flexible working arrangements

* Based at RMIT's city campus in the heart of Melbourne with travel to the NT required.

About the Position

See the video here by Nic Radoll, Manager Indigenous Learning and Teaching, VE

The Program Coordinator, sits in the College of Vocational Education, Social Care and Health Cluster.

In this role you will be mainly responsible for the co-ordination of the design, development, delivery and evaluation of innovative, customised, high quality vocational education and training.

This coordination role has a specific focus on the implementation and delivery of a variety of programs to both local (VIC) and regional (NT) Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participants. You will provide guidance to students to ensure they are well supported throughout their the program and comfortable in their preparation for examinations. Therefore, a demonstrated understanding of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues and a high level of cultural competence is required.

Coordination of staff resources and student administration of the program/s in their areas of responsibility will also form part of this role. You will be required to interact with other organisations, with other Schools at RMIT and in particular, interact with other teaching and administration staff.

Participate in relevant activities to ensure that vocational competence to the education level being delivered and assessed is maintained, together with promoting, encouraging and ensuring teaching staff participate in relevant activities to ensure vocational competence to the education level being delivered and assessed is maintained.

Note: 'This is an Identified position and being an Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander is considered a 'genuine occupational qualification' in accordance with section 12 and 26 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.

The successful applicant is required to provide confirmation of their Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.To be successful in this position, you'll have:

* An understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

* The ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

* The capability and commitment to continue to develop cultural competency.

* Capacity to coordinate the work of staff in the development and implementation of VE programs in the University, industry or within the community.

* Educational leadership skills that effectively promote teaching and learning.

* Teaching experience in the area of this position, including evidence in the use of effective innovative and flexible teaching methods.

* Experience in relevant industry, and substantial and current discipline knowledge as it relates to this position.

* A sound knowledge and understanding of the vocational education and training sector, and of the training requirements of relevant industries.

* Ensuring current and contemporary vocational competence meets and/or exceeds the education level being delivered and assessed.

* Skills in the use of information and communication technologies.

Mandatory Qualifications:

Fixed Term Staff
As a minimum requirement VE Teachers appointed to fixed term positions are required to possess the vocational, assessment and delivery competencies.

The appointee must hold the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment from the TAE10 Training and Education Training Package as a minimum qualification.

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

About the College of Vocational Education

The purpose of RMIT's College of Vocational Education is to empower learners and our industry, community and government partners to succeed in the new world of work. Our five-year strategic roadmap, ALiVE@RMIT, purposefully guides everything we do in vocational education to deliver our vision: to position RMIT as a leading multi-sector provider with global impact and influence.

Led by our Deputy Vice Chancellor, the College of VE is reimagining how we deliver vocational education to create unique experiences for our students and partners, so we can:

* lead in practice-based learning

* empower learners for the future of work

* engage industry and community at scale

* grow for impact and influence

The College of VE is delivering impact through transformation that creates long-term change.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and cover letter for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link below.

Position Description VE Program Coordinator Indigenous Programs

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Rachel Wassink, Director, Social Care and Health via email at rachel.wassink@rmit.edu.au or Nic Radoll, Manager Indigenous Learning and Teaching via nic.radoll@rmit.edu.au

Applications close on Sunday 21 May at 11.59pm.

About RMIT University

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.



Why work at RMIT University

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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.

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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 or (03) 9925 2442 via your preferred method of communication 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.

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