Senior Project Officer

Melbourne, Australia
03 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Convenient CBD location
  • Full time, fixed-term position until August 2019
  • Attractive salary + 17% 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.

RMIT uses its global presence, urban environment and community and industry connections to capture opportunities and ensure our research makes a difference. Our focus on application and transformation is having a positive impact on communities and the environment. Our aspiration is to make a significant contribution to knowledge in our areas of specialisation and identify and develop innovative approaches to build economic prosperity and to address problems affecting society.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Senior Project Officer is situated within the School of Graduate Research's Quality and Strategy Team. The role's purpose is to promote graduate research belonging at and beyond RMIT through managing and supporting ongoing development of a program of co-curricular, professional development for graduate researchers. You will also design, develop and implement strategic projects to enhance graduate researcher engagement, retention and empowerment.

Skills & Experience Required

As the successful candidate you will have a clear understanding of graduate research and graduate researcher experience in the context of Australian higher education. You will also have the ability to interpret and apply trends in global and national researcher development and support, and to apply them to the institutional context of enhancing the graduate research experience. In addition, extensive experience in consulting on, designing and implementing process improvement and/or change management projects in a complex environment will be imperative to your success in this role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Mary Goodman on +61 3 9925 0450 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 566397.

Applications close on Sunday 15th July 2018.

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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