Senior Coordinator, RCD

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


  • Full-time, Continuing position
  • Salary Level HEW 8 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, and hybrid ways of working

About You
The researcher capability development team provides professional development relevant for researchers across the University, in alignment with RMIT's strategic objectives and user demand.  Capability development includes workshops, innovation capability building programs, mentoring programs, experiential development among other types of activity.

The Senior Coordinator coordinates development and delivery of capability development offerings, and provides strategic analysis and advice on programs and initiatives to support capability uplift and achievement of strategic goals. 

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

  • Experience of developing and delivering professional development programs
  • Extensive experience in developing and maintaining stakeholder relationships and achieving outcomes through collaboration, negotiation and influence.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to support promotion and awareness of new initiatives and frameworks.
  • Proven skills in project management with the ability to develop, plan and implement and monitor multiple projects simultaneously, to a high quality, on time.
  • Demonstrated strong people leadership skills, including capacity to lead and manage change in a challenging and dynamic environment.
  • Human-centred design mindset, with a focus on delivering high-quality results for the needs associated with all stakeholders and end-users (internal or external).
  • Demonstrated ability to independently analyse and interpret a wide range of information (including financial information).
  • Previous experience in a University environment and experience working with researchers is preferred.
  • Demonstrated history of behaviour aligned to the RMIT values and professional capability framework.

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

About the Portfolio

RMIT’s Research and Innovation Portfolio supports researchers to help shape the world. The portfolio has an engaged, energetic, talented and collaborative team focused on enabling excellent research and innovation outcomes. With a global presence, community and industry connections, we support cutting-edge research and careers that make a positive impact on communities.

The Research and Innovation Portfolio supports researchers and graduate researchers with research partnerships, grants and research contracts, funding opportunities, capability development, research training, ethics and integrity, intellectual property, commercialisation, internships, communication and profile.

Find out more about research and innovation at RMIT University and the Research and Innovation Portfolio at:

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 Mary Goodman via email [email protected] .

Position Description - Senior Coordinator, RCD


Applications Close:
5 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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