Senior Project Officer, Learning and Teaching

Melbourne, Australia
28 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, 12 month Fixed-Term Position
  • $109,456 - $117,277 p.a. + Superannuation

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 College comprises four Schools delivering a broad range of programs in science, engineering, health and technology at apprenticeship, certificate, bachelor, masters and PhD levels. Many programs articulate between vocational and higher education, creating pathways for further study.

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 & Responsibilities

The role will undertake high-level project coordination and support responsibilities that contribute to the end-to-end delivery of large, complex learning and teaching projects. In fulfilling these responsibilities, the Senior Project Officer, Learning and Teaching plays a vital role in supporting the Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) to deliver innovative projects that contribute to the transformation of the student experience in the College.

Skills & Experience Required

The ideal candidate will demonstrate;

Our Organisation

  • High-level experience in coordinating and supporting complex projects in a University environment
  • Ability to research, analyse and interpret a wide range of information and data, to develop and support rational decision-making
  • Strong project management methodology, expertise in Agile and/or Lean methods

In addition, a relevant tertiary qualification paired with relevant experience in the tertiary education sector will be highly regarded.

To Apply

For further information please contact Assoc. Professor Tom Steiner on +61 3 9925 9613 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 560977.

Applications close on Sunday 18th March 2018.

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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