Coordinator, Administration

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
Job Type: FullTime


  • Full-time, Continuing position

  • Salary Level HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Bundoora campus

About the Role

As the Coordinator, Administration, you will be responsible for providing high-quality administrative support to the Dean and for delivering a range of administrative and operational tasks that support the school more broadly. You will be an organised and proactive person who thrives when working collaboratively within a team. You will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to synthesise information and create engaging communication for a variety of audiences. The ability to maintain stakeholder relationships, both internal and external, will be an asset within this role.  

To be successful in this position, you’ll have the following Key Selection Criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in an administrative/operations support role.

  • Highly developed organisational and planning skills, with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to prioritise tasks.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently, show initiative and exercise discretionary judgment.

  • Demonstrated high level of digital literacy including word processing, presentation software and electronic document management applications.

  • A knowledge and understanding of the tertiary education sector.


A relevant tertiary qualification and/or significant administrative expertise in a tertiary education or similar customer service environment.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

About the College of Design and Social Context (DSC)

The College of Design and Social Context encompasses  RMIT University’s renowned  art,  architecture, design, built environment, communication, and social science disciplines. The college has 24,500 students and over 1,000 staff located in 8 schools. The College’s academic programs are generally market leaders and in high demand. Based on a strong foundation of practise led, industry partnered teaching and research, we aim to deliver skilled graduates with a deep sense of purpose, and high impact research and innovation.

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About the School of Education

The School of Education is one school within the College of Design and Social Context and offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies in education, pre-service teacher education, early childhood education, educational research, professional learning and short courses.

The School is committed to teaching, research and engagement that improves the quality of education, work and life for people and systems in formal and informal settings. Collaborating with a variety of partners, we strive to co- create teaching, learning and professional development experiences that are engaging, industry responsive and evidence-informed. The school’s research is innovative, with academic staff and HDR students employing a variety of traditional and cutting-edge methods and theories that contribute to our understanding of education in domestic and international education settings. We examine important educational issues, and work to contribute new insights that will advance equity, excellence and efficiency that benefits individuals and educational organisations in the spirit of reconciliation.

To Apply 

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description below or contact Paula Williamson via email

Position Description – Coordinator, Administration (HEW 6)

Applications Close:
19 Mar 2023 11.59 pm

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 Isla n der community.  

RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.


Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak here .

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