Performing Arts Officer

Melbourne, Australia
03 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • City location
  • Full time, continuing position
  • $75,578 - $81,811 + 17% super

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 Education Portfolio is headed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education and Vice President who leads the planning and implementation of the University's strategies related to RMIT's academic programs and the RMIT student experience. The Portfolio is responsible for services to support the quality of RMIT programs, including the professional development of academic staff, continuous improvement of the student experience, learning and teaching outcomes and the management of learning and research information sources. The Education Portfolio plays a key role in empowering students to access education, participate actively in the life of the University and achieve successful and fulfilling lives beyond graduation. The provision of a stimulating and satisfying experience for students is a priority for the University.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

RMIT is looking for an enthusiastic, creative person to plan and deliver a vibrant Performing Arts program including theatre, workshops and pop up events. The program offers opportunities for students to socialise, learn new skills, and realise their potential through performance. We want someone who will significantly build participation in our theatre programs and support RMIT's Performing Arts collectives.

Skills & Experience Required

The ideal candidate is experienced in planning and running theatre events on time and within budget, whilst keeping cool under pressure. You are passionate about theatre and have the ability to engage, motivate, and empower RMIT's diverse student population. You are prepared to work as part of a team in growing and developing Creative programs that provide opportunities for students to participate, belong and build skills for life and work.

To Apply

To view a position description please visit and search using job reference number #558228 or for further information contact Tim Smith on +61 3 9925 3538.

Applications close on Sunday 15 October 2017 at 11.55pm AEST.

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 and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.