Online Engagement Officer

Updated: 8 days ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Deadline: 12 Jul 2024

Job no: 0062968
Location: Parkville
Role type: 
Part-time (0.5FTE); Fixed-term for 24 months
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School
UOM 5 – $83,159 – $95,518 p.a. plus 17% super

  • Support the Melbourne Medical School in the areas of website design and maintenance. 
  • Enhance online presence and engagement through proactive website maintenance and communication support within a supportive and comfortable team environment. 
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!

About the Role
The Online Engagement Officer supports the Melbourne Medical School (MMS) with website design and maintenance across the School and its thirteen departments. Reporting to the Senior Communications and Events Coordinator, the role includes maintaining the schoolwebsites, providing administrative support to the School Executive team, and contributing to the planning and promotion of activities that engage key stakeholders and audiences. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain the Melbourne Medical School website and provide support to departments in the maintenance of their websites.
  • Assist in the development, implementation and updating of a range of digital and print communications including presentations, newsletters, flyers and brochures.
  • Maintain and regularly update the Melbourne Medical School’s distribution lists.
  • Distribute MMS email announcements for target audiences utilising relevant email platforms (e.g. Campaign Monitor, MS Outlook, etc).

Who We Are Looking For
The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to work positively as a team within a fast-paced environment.  They will be adept at written communications for diverse audiences and demonstrate flexibility and collaboration in both team and independent settings.

You will also have:

  • An equivalent combination of relevant education/training and experience in a related area.
  • Demonstrated experience in website development and/or maintenance, utilising established templates.
  • Skills in written communications for the web, for varied audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and flexibly, both in a team and independently, within a dynamic environment.
  • Relevant computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, and desktop / web publishing and file/database creation and management. 

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.

This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn't have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.

Your New Team – Melbourne Medical School
The Melbourne Medical School (MMS), founded in 1862, is a renowned institution known for its leadership in medical education, research, and community engagement. We offer cutting-edge graduate programs, including the innovative Doctor of Medicine (MD), and are committed to improving healthcare and well-being through collaborative research spanning from basic science to practical applications.

What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits  page!

About the University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via our website  and stay connected with our stories and people on LinkedIn .   

Be Yourself
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity.  First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit our Diversity and Inclusion page.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled "Reasonable Adjustments Request".

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.

For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit -

Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents: 

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience
  • The responses against the Selection Criteria^ (found in the Position Description)

^For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Walid via email at [email protected] , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.

If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.

Position Description

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