Education Campaign Advisor

at University of Melbourne

About the University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, holding the number 1 spot in Australia and number 32 among all universities globally (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019). We are globally engaged, renowned for delivering learning & teaching programs, we are deeply connected to business, government and the community through our research and impact, all to achieve and contribute to a better society which helps transform our lives.

About Chancellery (Academic)

Led by the Provost, Chancellery (Academic) supports achievement of the vision and objectives for learning and teaching, and academic performance contained in Growing Esteem 2015-2020. The Academic portfolio sits alongside other divisions (Research, International, Strategy & Culture, Administration & Finance) within Chancellery, and is responsible for setting and overseeing strategy in relation to:

  • The Melbourne student experience
  • The University's commitment to student equity and diversity
  • The quality of learning and teaching through educational innovation and standards
  • The continuous development and improvement of the Melbourne Curriculum
  • Melbourne's Digital Learning Strategy
  • Academic performance, development, promotion, reward and recognition

About the Role

The Education Campaign Advisor will work across the Chancellery (Academic) portfolio to ensure the clarity, quality, vibrancy, consistency and timeliness of the portfolio's communications to internal and external audiences. You will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues on the development and implementation of coordinated communication, education and engagement strategies, that will promote awareness of and engagement with the portfolio's teaching and learning strategies.

In this position you will focus on strategic communications, stakeholder engagement and education, yet will draw upon your exceptional communication, writing and editing, creativity and project management abilities, as you will be required to develop and tailor communications to suit various internal and external audiences. This will include developing content for regular project updates, preparing briefing papers, content for University publications and reports, and key messaging about Chancellery (Academic) strategies key leaders.

You will also be designing and implementing an integrated internal communications strategy across multiple channels, to raise awareness of, and support for the strategies, projects and initiatives developed by Chancellery (Academic).

About You

  • A relevant degree or diploma and extensive experience, or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and delivering high-quality communications, integrating digital, web, print, social media, traditional media and multimedia materials.
  • Outstanding written communication and editing skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to understand complex problems and issues and implement a coherent and purposeful communications strategy that resonates, informs and engages stakeholders.
  • High level interpersonal and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate in a wide variety of institutional and interpersonal contexts and build effective relationships.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, and high level analytical and information assimilation skills and experience.
  • Demonstrable expertise in a wide range of typical digital communications tools including: web CMS systems, EDM systems, web analytics, epublishing solutions, image repositories, and digital audio and video media delivery platforms.
  • High level organisational and time management skills including the ability to prioritise workloads, work well under pressure and organise own work and others to meet deadlines.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please submit your Cover Letter, CV and responses to the key selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

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Please note to be eligible for this role you must hold valid Australian work rights. Further information on the University's requirements can be found at:

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