Program Coordinator - VE Fashion & Textiles

Moreland, Australia
04 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Brunswick Campus
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until November 2020
  • $88,305 p.a + Superannuation

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. 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.

The merging of all the fashion and textile programs within RMIT University into one new progressive School of Fashion and Textiles school has created an academic environment dedicated to transforming the landscape of Fashion and Textiles through the scholarship of change and active industry engagement. The School of Fashion and Textiles offers a diverse suite of programs over the spectrum of fashion and textile practices in design, technology and merchandising which strengthens the school's ability to operate as a leading global player.

The school is centred on the Brunswick campus which has 'state of the art facilities' in conjunction with a fashion and textiles teaching and research centre positioned in the City campus supporting postgraduate programs and research projects. The resources, facilities and environments within the school of Fashion and Textiles are conducive to enabling student's greater choice and opportunity so as to curate career pathways and provide for academic mapping that will reflect each individual student's strengths. Staff work across specialised fields and facilitate the development of creative research clusters within the school to assist the sharing of ideas within a collaborative framework.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

At the School of Fashion & Textiles, as a VE Program Coordinator, your primary role and responsibility will be the coordination of staff resources and student administration of the program/s in your area of responsibility, including maintaining a positive student experience within the programs by working closely with staff and students to ensure optimum program outcomes. The role also requires you to have the understanding and ability to ensure programs align to the AQTF Framework and comply with relevant legislation and compliance requirements associated with vocational education.

Skills & Experience Required

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated evidence of competence and experience within a vocational area associated with Fashion and Textiles. A strong knowledge and understanding of the vocational education and training sector, and of the training requirements of relevant industries and demonstrated ability to engage with industry. They will also have excellent communication skills and the ability to build lasting relationships with a range of stakeholders and experience in leading teams to achieve outcomes.

A relevant qualification in one of the vocational disciplines of fashion and/or textiles, and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or equivalent qualification that includes the assessment and delivery competencies in the Certificate IV in Training and Assessment from the Training and Assessment Training Package is required

To Apply

For further information please contact Mandy Penton on +61 3 9925 9202 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 557981.

Applications close at on Sunday 27 August 2017.

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.