Research Events and Engagement Officer

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


  • Part-time, Fixed Term position until December 2024

  • Salary HEW 5 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

About You
As the Research Events and Engagement Officer, you will be responsible for providing high quality event management and administrative support across a range of DSC Research events. DSC Research events include research conferences, symposia, industry research events, and research planning activities.

Under the direction of the Senior Coordinator, Research Operations, you will book event venues, guests, travel, catering, AV, facilities, marketing and promotion, distribution of event materials and collation of feedback.

To be successful in this position, you will have as a minimum:

  • Demonstrated experience in providing administrative and logistical support in the organisation and delivery of a range of events.

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

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills and a proven ability to deliver exceptional service to both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, flexibly and collaboratively with colleagues within and beyond the immediate work unit, positively contributing to the achievement of organisational goals.

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

About the College

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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To Apply 

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

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Alan Shanks via email [email protected]

Position Description: Research Events and Engagement Officer

Applications Close:
7 Dec 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.  

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