Education & Training
RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.
Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.
About the position
The Pro-Vice Chancellor Indigenous Education, Research and Engagement (PVC IERE) is a position that will lead Indigenous activities University-wide and represent RMIT externally in Indigenous matters, be responsible for the Universitys Indigenous policy, strategy, engagement, partnerships and direction in education, research and innovation, employment and community engagement.
A key accountability for the position will be the development and implementation of all aspects of RMITs strategic priorities and commitments to Indigenous participation and success. This position will play a significant leading role in the Universitys achievement of its goals in the RMIT Strategy and through university-wide planning and action for employment, education, research and innovation including community engagement and partnerships.
This successful incumbent will also represent RMIT in governance and public policy matters related to Indigenous engagement and self-determination, participating in university forums and committees, public policy discussion and wider partnerships.
Purpose of position
The Pro-Vice Chancellor Indigenous Education, Research and Engagement will be involved with:
In collaboration with the Vice Chancellors Executive group, this new role will enable RMIT to increase support for Indigenous student and staff, advance Indigenous education, research, employment and community engagement to build and strengthen our position as an education destination for Indigenous people.
More information can be found in our Candidate Prospectus PVC IERE Candidate Prospectus Final.pdf
This position is only available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and is designated as a special measure defined in section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Victoria).
A PhD is desirable or equivalent qualification, with professional experience relevant to senior appointment in Indigenous education and research.
Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.
Please submit your CV and covering letter directly to Gabrielle addressing your suitability/the Key Selection Criteria for this position.
If you would prefer to have a confidential discussion prior to applying then please reach out to Gabrielle Bassett | Executive Talent Acquisition Manager on +61 3 9925 9445 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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