Program Manager, Visual Art

Melbourne, Australia
16 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
06 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

* Convenient CBD Location
* Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until April 2020
* $93,727 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.

Dating back to the foundation of RMIT as the Working Men's College in 1887, the School of Art has an important place in the history of RMIT and the State of Victoria. It delivers programs ranging from vocational education certificates through to PhDs covering the full range of specialisations, including, Photography, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Ceramics, Gold and Silversmithing, Sculpture, Sound, Media Arts, Art Theory and History, Arts Management, Public Art, Visual Arts and Koori Art.

The School of Art has a strong practice based research program which explores issues of globalised society through interdisciplinary projects and a number of research networks support this focus.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

The Program Manager (VE Visual Art) will manage the educational and/or business activities to ensure that the RMIT Strategic and Business Plans are successfully implemented within the School. You will also lead the design, development, delivery and evaluation of innovative teaching materials, products and services to meet the needs of enterprises, industry and students.

Management of recruitment, selection, induction and workplans of staff in area of responsibility will also form part of this role. You will interact effectively with external organisations, with other RMIT Schools, in particular teaching staff and administration staff. You will participate in relevant activities as well promote, encourage and ensure teaching staff of the program/s participate in relevant activities to ensure vocational competence to the education level being delivered and assessed is maintained.

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in effectively leading and managing a team of staff in the design, implementation and evaluation of innovative teaching materials, products and services. You will have effective organisational skills that allow you to plan, develop and review programs to achieve a quality-learning environment for students and staff.

You must have a sound knowledge of of the vocational education and training sector, and of the training requirements of relevant industries and have the ability to meet these needs through program design and assessment.

The appointee must hold the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment from the TAE10 Training and Education Training Package as a minimum qualification.

To Apply

For further information please contact Matthew Watts, Deputy Head, Vocational Education on +61 3 9925 4305 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 559641.

Applications close on Sunday 6th May 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.