Senior Technical Officer (Digital)

RMIT University

Location
Australia: Melbourne - CBD
Reference #
596434
Closing Date
03-08-2021
Sector(s)

Education & Training

Vacancy Type
  • Full-time, ongoing position 
  • Salary Level HEW 7 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the City campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About You

Reporting to the Senior Technical Manager, Engagement & Process Improvement, you will work closely with Technical Teams, Stakeholders and Senior members of STEM to ensure that service, process provisions and enhancements are developed and implemented within a digital capacity across all teams in a standardised, meaningful and consultative way. You will work with Technical Services management to develop and advise on advanced digital and automated solutions for technical services and their stakeholders.

To be successful in this position, you’ll have, but not limited to:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of application development, testing, deployment, support and maintenance within tertiary education or technical services environment.
  • Understanding of relational database technologies e.g. SQL.
  • Demonstrated experience with Office 365 application development would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of development and delivery of training materials.
  • Strong analytical skills and project management capabilities.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively within a team and autonomously.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check. 

About the College

The STEM College Office Professional staff delivers services to all four Schools across five distinct functions:     

  • Student Lifecycle   
  • Planning & Operations   
  • Technical Services   
  • Program Lifecycle & Governance   
  • WIL & Engagement   

Relevant digital solutions – such as Workday – are used by the five teams to streamline processes and drive operational efficiencies. The Group’s end-to-end professional support ensures a consistent approach to the operational and strategic functioning of the College and adherence to University policies and procedures.   

The STEM College Office professional staff are instrumental in providing students with a transformative and enriched learning experience, and in supporting our research and engagement administration activities. Centralised in the College Office, at our City and Bundoora campuses, professional staff members have opportunities to cross-skill, engage in professional development and develop their own career paths.  

About RMIT

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 RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

Culture

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.

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. 

RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

To Apply 

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘Apply’ link below. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Julianne Aloe via email julianne.aloe@rmit.edu.au

 HEW 7 - Senior Technical Officer (Digital).pdf

Applications close on Sunday, 6th June at 11:55pm.

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RMIT is a Disability Confident Recruitment Team and we are happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us at TalentSupport@rmit.edu.au telling us your preferred type of communication and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss your requirements.

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 Islander community.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak: https://covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au/

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant

 

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.

At RMIT, we aim to support you from the start. Our Talent Acquisition team are active members of the RMIT Ally network.

For enquires or support through the application, recruitment and onboarding process, applicants who identify as trans or gender diverse are invited to contact Mat Lewis at mat.lewis@rmit.edu.au

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