Assistant Director, Student Wellbeing Operations

Melbourne, Australia
28 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full-time, continuing position
  • $122,461 - $133,683 + 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 Role & Your Responsibilities

The Assistant Director Student Wellbeing Operations is responsible for providing high-level tactical and operational leadership across a multidisciplinary student support service. The Assistant Director Student Wellbeing Operations ensures that this service is coherent and coordinated to deliver high quality support via an innovative, client-focused, flexible and collaborative approach which maximises impact and reach, enhances student wellbeing and addresses the considerable diversity of RMIT's student community. While the service is currently delivered primarily face to face, other channels are becoming increasingly relevant.

The Assistant Director Student Wellbeing Operations will have the high level capability necessary to engage and motivate staff in providing effective advice and specialist guidance to students and in supportive case management of students with complex circumstances.

Skills & Experience Required

You will have a proven track record of successful senior leadership of multi-disciplinary services. You will also demonstrate mature leadership and team-building skills to manage, motivate and develop people to adopt a culture of high performance, innovation, flexibility and service. Furthermore, you will demonstrate high level interpersonal skills applied to the maintenance and growth of networks of collaboration. Your ability to operate as part of a senior management team and provide high quality input into processes and decisions that have a significant impact on the quality of the student experience will be imperative to your success.

To Apply

To view a position description, please visit our careers website at or for further information please contact Fiona Ellis - Director, Student Wellbeing and Inclusion on +61 3 9925 2905.

Applications close on Monday 18 December 2017.

Applicants must separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

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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