Senior Manager, Partnerships and Industry Engagement

Melbourne, Australia
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Continuing Position
  • $124,910-$136,357+ 17% Super

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

The College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT University's renowned art, architecture, design, built environment, communication, and social science disciplines. The College's academic programs are generally market leaders and in high demand. Based on a strong foundation of practise led, industry partnered teaching and research, we aim to deliver skilled graduates with a deep sense of purpose, and high impact research and innovation.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

The Senior Manager, Partnerships and Industry Engagement is accountable for implementation of the University's Industry Engagement Strategy and achievement of partnerships which deliver both impact and enhanced reputation for RMIT. The position leads business development and business relationship initiatives in the College of Design and Social Context (DSC) by managing existing, and growing new, partnerships, investment, scholarships and internships against annual performance targets set by the Pro Vice-Chancellor, in conjunction with the College Executive. The position works closely with Deans and Associate Deans (Discipline, Research and Innovation and Vocational Education), the Engagement Portfolio, research sector leads in the Research and Innovation Portfolio and with industry development and key account managers in other colleges to ensure alignment with University priorities

Skills & Experience Required

The ideal candidate will demonstrate extensive experience in proactive account management within industry and/or a tertiary environment. You will be experienced in achieving results and facilitating outcomes within a relationship management model. Moreover, you have substantial relevant discipline and industry knowledge and a demonstrated ability to identify, understand and articulate academic capability and industry needs.

To Apply

To view a position description, please visit our careers website or for further information please contact Judy McGannon, Director, Planning and Resources on (03) 9925 2236 quoting job reference #571009.

Applications close on Sunday 11 November 2018.

Applicants must separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

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.