Administrative Officer (Industry Liaison)

at RMIT University

  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until May 2018
  • $75,578 - $81,811 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.

The School of Property, Construction and Project Management have a strong industry-focused approach to education and research, where people and companies from across industry become active supporters, advisors and participants in the education process. We maintain extensive relationships with industry through the Employer of Choice program, which provides students with structured employment experience in industry settings and preferential access to employers.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

The Administrative Officer, Industry Liaison is responsible for the management of the Schools Employer of Choice Program. The position is also responsible for liaising with existing industry partners and foster new industry partnerships. It is also responsible for the organisation of the School's key industry events. These events include the International Women's Day, careers days, industry seminars and the Industry and Research awards night.

The position will work closely with the other areas of the University in supporting Careers and Employment, opportunities for the School.

Skills and Experience Required

You will have the ability to network and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders and a high level of computer literacy - word processing, presentation software, email, internet and correspondence management databases and a demonstrated ability to adapt to new IT environments. You will also have highly-developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to be professional, tactful, discrete and courteous at all times. Furthermore, your ability to respond appropriately to sensitive information and situations will be essential to your success in this role.

To Apply

Applications close on Sunday 28th May 2017.

For further information please contact Marsha Lamb on +61 3 9925 3453 or visit our website and search using job ref # 557119.

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.

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