Project Co-ordinator, Literacy and Numeracy

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
11 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
23 Jun 2019
Ref
576589
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Develop and support improvements in literacy and numeracy practices
  • Full-time, fixed term position until December 2019
  • $96,045 (pro-rata) + super
  • Work innovatively and flexibly in a team environment

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

The Universitys mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, quality teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students, getting them ready for life and work. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

  • RMIT has placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019.
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • Exceeding our targets in our Reconciliation Action Plan for Bundyi Girri - an important step in our reconciliation journey.

The College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT Universitys renowned art, architecture, design, built environment, communication, and social science disciplines. The college has 24,500 students and over 1,000 staff located in 9 schools. The School of Vocational Design and Social Context delivers a range of educational programs from certificates, diplomas, Advanced Diplomas to Associate Degree and industry training.

The Role

This newly created opportunity focuses on the development of improved literacy and numeracy processes and practices in the School of Vocational Design and Social Context. You will develop an understanding of the issues pertaining to literacy and numeracy across all teaching areas in our school, identify opportunities for improvements and lead the development of solutions to support students. Working closely with the school executive group, program managers, and teaching staff, you will produce recommendations and artefacts that will enable the school to maintain effective support to students requiring additional assistance in the areas of literacy and numeracy.

About You

We are looking for someone with expert knowledge of literacy and numeracy, and associated issues in vocational education settings. You will have demonstrated experience in the development of pragmatic solutions to literacy and numeracy support for diverse student cohorts. You will also possess strengths in coordinating and implementing projects using highly developed diagnostic, analytical and conceptual skills. In addition, we are seeking someone who can advance and lead professional development programs for teams and teaching staff while working collaboratively across diverse discipline areas.

As the successful applicant you will hold a professional teaching qualification, defined as a qualification at Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 5 Diploma or above which includes supervised teaching practice and studies in teaching methodology or equivalent qualification accepted by the University.

Culture

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Be part of RMITs academic life and attend various events and workshops
  • 2% salary increase each year and annual leave loading of 1.35%
  • MYKI pass discount
  • Additional annual leave

To find out more, please visit our website: RMIT Employee Benefits

To Apply

To view a detailed position description, please visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job#576589. For further information, please contact Baia Tsakouridou via email on baia.tsakouridou@rmit.edu.au.

Applications close on Sunday 23rd June 2019.

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.

RMIT was named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) in 2018 based on significant progress made in 2017, and Gold Employer status in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in recognition of our commitment to celebrating the diverse genders, sexes and sexualities (DGSS) of our community.