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Placement Coordinator, Clinical Psychology

Bundoora, Australia
$106,690 - $120,153 p.a. pro rata + 17% Superannuation
Closing date
2 May 2024

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  • Part-time (0.4 FTE), Fixed Term Position for 2 Years
  • Salary Level HEW 8 ($106,690 - $120,153 p.a. pro rata) + 17% Superannuation
  • Based at the RMIT Bundoora campus and Flexible Working Arrangements

About the Role

We're seeking a distinguished Placement Coordinator for our Clinical Psychology program, who will be at the forefront of orchestrating and managing the placement activities for our postgraduate students. This role requires relevant clinical qualifications and industry knowledge to facilitate the establishment and maintenance of partnerships to support the facilitation of student placements in a timely manner.

As the Placement Coordinator in Clinical Psychology, you will provide clinical administrative support which includes:

  • The delivery of high-quality services to students, staff and industry partners.
  • Coordination of placement planning, including triaging patient cases, to allow students to successfully complete their Program requirements.
  • Ensuring compliance with the standards set by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

The position of Placement Coordinator - Clinical Psychology requires relevant qualifications as a registered Psychologist with a master's degree in psychology, preferably in the Clinical field.

This position is not just about coordination; it's about making a significant impact on the future of our students and contributing to the advancement of clinical psychology. If you possess the qualifications and are passionate about guiding the next generation of psychologists, we encourage you to apply.

To be successful in this position, you will meet the following Key Selection Criteria:

  • Experience in the provision of placements in a tertiary environment including ability to develop appropriate systems and processes and developed understandings of student learning needs, processes and Clinical Psychology placement requirements.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Australian Psychology Accreditation Council and Accreditation standards as they relate to tertiary Clinical Psychology field education programs.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, including the ability to work effectively within tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrates outstanding interpersonal and well-developed communication skills.
  • Experience in the interpretation, development and implementation of policy and procedure.
  • Familiarity with the relevant professional requirements for the training of clinical psychologists.
  • Demonstrated high level of interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills including the ability to consult with relevant academic staff, external bodies, produce reports, and negotiate agreed directions, outcomes and targets within a collaborative environment.


Mandatory: Registration as a Psychologist with the Psychology Board of Australia and endorsement as a clinical psychologist.

Preferred: Relevant qualifications as a registered Psychologist with a master's degree in psychology, preferably in the Clinical field.

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

About the STEM College

The STEM College holds a leading position and expertise in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health (STEM) fields. We are uniquely positioned to influence and partner with industry, as never before. STEM College is a community of exceptional STEM researchers, teachers, inventors, designers and game-changers, supported by talented professional staff. We offer higher education programs across all STEM disciplines at the Bachelor, Master and PhD levels, and ensure our students experience an education that is work-aligned and life-changing.

The College is renowned for its exemplary research in many STEM areas including advanced manufacturing and design; computing technologies; health innovation and translational medicine; nano materials and devices; and sustainable systems. Our brilliant researchers attract funding from government and industry sources. Industry is at the heart of what we do. It ensures our research has real world impact, and our students are truly work-ready. Under the leadership of DVC STEM College, we have established new hubs of industry-connected digital innovation and endeavour and are engaging with global STEM organisations at scale.

Our diversity and shared values empower our work, and we are proud of the College's inclusive, caring culture. We offer a safe, dynamic work environment, and support every member of our community to achieve their potential. The College appointed Victoria's first ever Dean of STEM, Diversity & Inclusion in 2020, and this role drives gender equity, diversity and inclusion strategies across the College.

STEM College employs 1,000 staff who deliver onshore and offshore programs to approximately 20,000 students.

We are here to positively impact the world and create the next generation of STEM leaders.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link at the top of this page.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below.

Position Description - Placement Coordinator, Clinical Psychology

Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click 'apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

Applications close on Thursday 2 May 2024 at 11.59 pm.

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via or visit our Careers page for more contact information -

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.

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

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