Senior Coordinator Student Career Development

Melbourne, Australia
06 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Deliver innovative and responsive student facing services
  • Full-time, Fixed Term position until December 2019
  • $95,695 + 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 Education Portfolio is headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and Vice President who leads the planning and implementation of the University's strategies related to RMIT's academic programs and the RMIT student experience. The Portfolio is responsible for services to support the quality of RMIT programs, including the professional development of academic staff, continuous improvement of the student experience, learning and teaching outcomes and the management of learning and research information sources.

RMIT Careers and Employability collaborates with stakeholders on key curricular, co-curricular and employment services and activities that help build the employability of our students and graduates.

Our mission is to work collaboratively with Schools and Colleges on curriculum and co-curricular approaches, enhance staff capability and further engage with industry and community to:

  • enhance student employability
  • increase graduate employment outcomes
  • empower students to start the careers they aspire to.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Senior Co-ordinator, Student Career Development is responsible for the delivery of innovative and responsive student facing services. You will manage the day to day operations of a team of Careers Consultants and a team of peer to peer Job Shop Assistants. The role will lead, develop and motivate staff involved in the delivery of the services and strategic initiatives directly linked to enhancing students' and graduates' employment outcomes.

Skills & Experience Required

This is a great opportunity to display your experience in a leadership role including coaching and supporting staff which include qualified Career Consultants. You will have significant experience in developing and delivering innovative careers services and programs to support student and graduate career development needs both face to face and online. Your proven ability to manage workflows of staff, as well as strong project management capabilities will be key to your success in this role. Your strong communication skills will see you work effectively with RMIT staff and students, as well as external stakeholders, to create engaging Careers Service campaigns including setting and meeting KPIs around engagement.


You will have:

  • An undergraduate degree, plus
  • a post graduate qualification in Career Development, and
  • extensive relevant experience.

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

To Apply

For further information, please visit our careers website using job ref #57225.

Applications close on Friday 14 December.

Applicants are requested to 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.