Coordinator, Researcher Capability Development

Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
12 Apr 2021
End of advertisement period
27 Apr 2021
Ref
595496
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • Full-time, ongoing position
  • Salary Level HEW 7 + 17% Superannuation
  • Be part of the Research Capability Development Team within the Research & Innovation Portfolio

About us

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.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. 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.

Culture

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

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.

About the role

As the Coordinator - Researcher Capability Development, you will provide high-level administration, outreach and program delivery support. You will be part of the RCD Team and support the design and delivery of strategically relevant projects to support researcher capability development. This will be achieved through a variety of channels including workshops, online modules and presentations, mentoring schemes and community of practice. This role will see you draw on your network and internal resources to improve the visibility of capability development offerings available university-wide to the researcher community.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to engage with diverse range of internal stakeholders and external providers to establish and maintain valuable network
  • Experience of using Ms Office 365 suite, including SharePoint, Power Automate, MS Forms and Teams
  • Strong organisational skills with ability to prioritise work within tight timeframes whilst delivering high quality outputs
  • Demonstrated visual design skills and ability to produce visually engaging material
  • Demonstrated strong written communication skills via web-pages, email bulletins, online conversation threads, reports, advisory notes and PowerPoint presentations
  • Service excellence mindset and focus on continuous improvement across R&I space
  • Previous experience in a University environment will be highly advantageous

Qualifications

A relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent combination of qualifications and relevant work experience.

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

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the 'Apply link below.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Mary Goodman - Manager, Researcher Capability Development on 9925 0450 or at mary.goodman@rmit.edu.au

Applications close on Tuesday, 27th of April.

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RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

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.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australias immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer - we commit to respond to every applicant.

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