Administrative Officer

Melbourne, Australia
14 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
22 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until September 2018
  • $75,578 - $81,111 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 School of Engineering comprises a diverse range of disciplines: Aerospace Engineering and Aviation; Chemical and Environmental Engineering; Civil and Infrastructure Engineering; Electrical and Biomedical Engineering; Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering; Manufacturing, Materials and Mechatronics Engineering; Mechanical and Automotive Engineering.

In the 2016 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 16th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 36th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment. We are also among the world's top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies).

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role and Responsibilities

The Administrative Officer is responsible for the provision of timely, efficient and effective Human Resources support for the School of Engineering. The Administrative Officer will coordinate the recruitment, appointment, induction of new staff, due to end and incremental progression and other related HR activities for the School.

Each member of the team focusses on a subset of the team's overall responsibilities, however it is expected that team members are familiar with one another's tasks and can provide support when necessary.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have significant administrative experience, preferably in the tertiary education sector, with experience as an HR administrator and a high level of competency in planning, implementing and review of programs and initiatives. You will also demonstrate a commitment to quality and continuous improvement, with a proven ability to interpret and apply policies, procedures, and systems consistently, provide advice and to drive creative solutions through to implementation within the immediate work area. Furthermore, your demonstrated highly developed interpersonal, relationship building, oral and written communication skills and the proven ability to liaise effectively with a wide range of management, staff and external parties on complex and sensitive issues will be essential to your success in the role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Scott Soper on +61 3 9925 2818 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 558833.

Applications close on Wednesday 22nd December 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 and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

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