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Education & Training
People Connect Operations Officer
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.
Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.
Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.
What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.
Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.
About the role /College
The People function operates in a manner that supports the RMIT values and achievement of the business objectives. By providing tailored, quality human resources services and products and ensuring a high level of expert support and advice, the People function enhances the ability of Colleges, Portfolios and Groups to meet their business objectives. This, in turn, enables University staff to better support the current and future student population at the University.
The People Connect Operations Officer will be responsible for managing to finality a number of People Services processes that are unable to be automated due to the level of complexity or they require analysis and validation before completion. These include but are not limited to new hires, creating positions, job changes, personal information changes, flexible working arrangements and terminations. They will also be required to support the People Connect Advisory team as required.
Please note: there may also be a requirement to work staggered start times depending on business requirements to cover the University core support hours.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience providing timely and accurate processing of employee data within a large organisation service centre or similar. Will have working experience and knowledge of HR and payroll administration with exposure to a diverse range of Modern Awards and Enterprise Agreements. You will have demonstrated experience of end to end employee lifecycle processes (hire to retire) and interpretation of relevant awards/agreements, leave entitlements, staff benefits, employee details, compliance and People/payroll systems. Furthermore, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal including experience in writing clear and concise business and training documentation.
Desirable but not essential if experienced with ServiceNow, ADP Payroll and/or Workday.
Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.
Bring Your Whole Self to Work
We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.
We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.
Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the Apply link below.
Applications close on 8th of May 2021.
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Trans and Gender Diverse applicants
Inclusion is at the durrung (or heart) of who we are. We aim to create an environment where staff and students who identify as trans and gender diverse feel supported to succeed and belong.
We recognise the challenges faced by the trans and gender diverse community when applying for a new role.
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