Executive Officer

Melbourne, Australia
25 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Melbourne Disability institute

Salary: $99,199 – $107,370 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

About the Melbourne Disability Institute 

The Melbourne Disability Institute (MDI) is the newest of the University’s ‘virtual’ research institutes. The MDI facilitates interdisciplinary disability research across the University and externally with partners in government, non-government organisations, peak bodies, and people with disability and their families.

The Institute has an ambitious agenda to position the University as an international leader in disability research that improves outcomes for people with disability and their families.

The Institute will provide opportunities to contribute to the University’s graduate and postgraduate teaching programs, partner with start-ups and innovators seeking an evidence base for their businesses, consult and engage in public policy development and with the wider community.

About the role

The MDI is now seeking a talented and dynamic Executive Officer who will work with the leadership team to develop the Institute’s five-year strategic plan and governance structures

As the successful candidate, you will have:

  • high level skills in strategic thinking and planning;
  • demonstrated excellence in building productive relationships within the University and externally; and
  • outstanding skills in project management.

You will be expected to manage all operational matters at the MDI, and work with numerous external and internal stakeholders including staff across the University. A ‘can do’ attitude is essential, as you will be part of a very small start-up team at MDI.

This role presents the ideal candidate with an exciting challenge and an opportunity to add an enhancing career experience to their professional track record. 

Close date: 15 Feb 2018

Position Description and Selection Criteria

Download File 0045045.pdf

For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria, please go to https://about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/selection-criteria

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