Fixed term until June 2026 | Full-Time
Higher Education Officer Level 5 | $74,270 - $81,966 p.a.
Location: Bedford Park
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About the RePaDD Centre and the National Palliative Care Projects
The Research Centre for Palliative Care, Death, and Dying (RePaDD) is nationally known for its research and projects which seek to make a difference to the care provided at the end of life. We do this by examining the issues and challenges experienced by people living with a life-limiting illness, their carers, and the health and social care professionals supporting them. We develop innovative solutions and advance the knowledge and evidence in palliative care to improve society’s experience of death and dying.
We are responsible for national palliative care projects that focus on improving palliative care education and training for the primary care, acute care and aged care workforces and raising awareness of palliative care and advance care planning. This includes the funding for recently announced 2023-2026 national palliative care projects including CareSearch/palliAGED and ELDAC. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in research that makes a difference to individuals, services, organisations, and communities. It is also a chance to work with a highly skilled and committed project team building evidence and developing practice ready knowledge and resources. You will also be able to develop your knowledge and experience in working with researchers with expertise across health and digital health, education, marketing and communications, and community and health services research.
About the Role
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Marketing Officer (CareSearch) to join a small team that is making a difference in the palliative care sector at Flinders University. The CareSearch project combines online palliative care knowledge for health professionals, people needing palliative care, their families, and the community. As the Marketing Officer for the CareSearch project, you will be responsible for managing the CareSearch brands and developing marketing and communication strategies to create awareness.
You will contribute to this valuable project by:
Utilising your social media skills to maintain social media platforms for both CareSearch and palliAGED.
Producing campaigns and promotions to support project needs.
Ensuring the graphic design integrity of the CareSearch and palliAGED brands.
Overseeing the printing and distribution of printed CareSearch and palliAGED resources.
Producing reports on marketing activity to assess effectiveness.
Other duties as directed.
Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA, interstate and overseas travel, may be required.
A highly organised individual, you will be able to effectively coordinate and manage projects with limited supervision. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in social media with the ability to prepare quality media communications and reports. You will have knowledge in graphic design processes and well-developed skills in operating graphic design software.
Completion of a Diploma qualification and relevant work experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education and/or training in digital marketing, social media campaigns and communications.
Effective, productive, and collaborative team member with a focus on project initiatives.
Well-developed oral and interpersonal skills, including the ability to develop productive relationships with staff at all levels within the organisation and external stakeholders.
Familiarity with the health system will be highly advantageous.
Life at Flinders
We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.
Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?
17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
Flexible working arrangements
Wide range of professional development activities and services
We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care services , gym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).
Prescribed Conditions for Employment
A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
How to Apply and Information
You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
For more information regarding this position, please contact Jennifer Tieman.
Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.
CertificationNational Police Check - Australian Federal Police
Applications to be submitted before 10.00pm:
18 June 2023
At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.
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