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Officer Indigenous Student Education, Ngarara Willim


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Melbourne, Vic, Australia




83000 - $86000

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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:

Salary Level HEW 6 ($83,445) + 17% Superannuation - note there is a pay increase of 3% from July 2023

* Based at the RMIT campus at Ngarara Williin the heart of the city

About RMIT
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.

About the role

The Officer, Indigenous Student Education will work with the Ngarara Willim Centre and is a pivotal role to ensure engagement and support is provided to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Postgraduate and Vocational Education students.

The Indigenous Student Education Officer will achieve this by building strong purposeful links with communities and students and by working collaboratively and in partnership with internal and external stakeholders. This role supports the retention, progression and successful completion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

About You

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

* Knowledge of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an understanding of community needs, particularly the educational and personal support needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

* Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to build rapport with staff, students and the community and a demonstrated ability to manage sensitive matters in a professional and culturally appropriate manner.

* Proven ability to access, to tailor and deliver information effectively to a diverse range of clients and stakeholders.

* Proven strong organisational skills; sound analytical and problem solving skills, and a capacity to improve administration processes to improve efficiency.

PD Officer Indigenous Student Education

Desirable: A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and/or an equivalent level of expertise in providing support and services to tertiary students.

* This is an Aboriginal Designated Position, classified under 'special measures' of section 12 of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply. Proof of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is required.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position.

For further information about this position, please contact Nicole Shanahan, Manager, Indigenous Student Education via email nicole.shanahan@rmit.edu.au

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 4 June 2023