Program Coordinator, Aged Care and Disability

Melbourne, Australia
13 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full-time, Fixed Term for 2 years
  • Salary Level SE1 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 95,000 students and 10,000 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 RMIT's leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

About You

As a Program Coordinator - Aged Care & Disability, you will coordinate teaching resources, provide student support in the relevant VE cluster and organise processes and activities in assisting staff in updating teaching materials and contextualising to specific cohorts as required. Furthermore, you will support the Program Manager in ensuring programs meet regulatory compliance and quality requirements, manage students at risk, and assist with timetables and staff inductions as required.

As directed by the Program Manager, the Coordinator will provide well-being support to students, manage learning plans, and successfully connect with professionals from various VE clusters and service areas and external organisations. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the course's vocational competency is provided, assessed, and maintained.

Your strong communication and interpersonal skills and your experience in teaching, working with students and coordinating administrative processes will ensure your success in this role.

To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Minimum qualifications as per the current Enterprise Agreement and current VET sector regulatory requirements, including vocational competency, vocational currency, and industry currency. This includes a Diploma of Vocational Education or equivalent.
  • Mandatory current Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.
  • Educational leadership skills that effectively promote teaching and learning.
  • Understanding of the students at risk process, special consideration process and equivalent learning and assessment strategies.
  • Evidence of using effective, innovative and flexible teaching methods and teaching experience in the related cluster.
  • Skills and expertise in competency-based assessment.
  • Qualifications and experience in the aged care, disability and/or community services area and significant current knowledge of the sector.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the vocational education and training sector and the training requirements of relevant industries related to Quality Assurance processes for TESQA and ASQA in compliance with programs.

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

About the College

The purpose of RMIT's College of Vocational Education is to empower learners and our industry, community and government partners to succeed in the new world of work. Our five-year strategic roadmap, ALiVE@RMIT, purposefully guides everything we do in vocational education to deliver our vision: to position RMIT as a leading multi-sector provider with global impact and influence.

Led by our Pro Vice Chancellor, the College of VE is reimagining how we deliver vocational education to create unique experiences for our students and partners, so we can:

  • lead in practice-based learning
  • empower learners for the future of work
  • engage industry and community at scale
  • grow for impact and influence

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link below. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Diana Ruiz via email

Vaccination Requirements

The COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions, made under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic) and as amended and replaced from time to time (Directions), affect all persons employed or engaged to perform work by RMIT.

As such, offers of employment from RMIT are conditional upon the applicant being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or medically exempt and providing satisfactory evidence of the same. You can access the Directions here:

Applications Close:

30 Jan 2022 11:59 pm