Program Coordinator, Healthy Liveable Cities

Melbourne, Australia
06 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Provide high-level support at the Executive level
  • Two year, fixed-term, full-time position based at the CBD campus
  • $85,065-$92,077 p.a. + 17% Superannuation

The Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students. 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.

Located in the heart of Melbourne on RMIT's City Campus, the School of Global, Urban and Social Studies is one of RMIT's largest schools. The School's vision is to contribute to a just and sustainable world, and to deliver education, training and research in four areas of focus:

  • Criminology, legal and justice studies
  • Global studies, languages, translating and interpreting
  • Social work, youth work, community services and social policy
  • Sustainability and urban planning

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Program Coordinator will be responsible for providing high level support to the Director, Health Liveable Cities Research Group and Urban Futures Enabling Capability Platform by providing strategic advice, managing finance and projects and supporting the achievement of the Director's and Health Liveable Cities Research Group's academic and operational goals. The role will require you to assist in the preparation of papers, speaking notes, proposals and tenders, and consult with the Research and Innovation Portfolio team to provide feedback, progress and reports on Portfolio developments and projects for key meetings.

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will have extensive experience in providing high-level support at the Executive level within the higher education or research sector, in a position requiring strong influencing and negotiation skills at senior levels. You will possess excellent organisational, analytical and interpersonal skills with evidence of managing complex issues. High levels of professionalism, discretion and diplomacy to effectively deal with sensitive and difficult issues will be essential to your success in this role. You will bring with you your experience in developing and managing funding proposals, tenders and complex project budgets and an understanding of contract management. This position will suit someone with experience as an Executive Officer.

Essential Qualifications

Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent years of relevant experience. A PhD is desirable.

To Apply

For further information please contact Billie Giles-Corti - ECP Director, Urban Futures on +61 3 9925 3823 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 573330.

Applications close 11:55 pm on Sunday 17th February 2019.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

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.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs