Student Program Manager

RMIT University

Location
Australia: Melbourne - CBD
Reference #
584570
Closing Date
06-02-2020
Sector(s)

Education & Training

Vacancy Type
  • Full-time, 12-month opportunity based at RMIT City campus
  • Provide high quality & impactful advice to the Centre of Innovative Justice (CIJ) and Graduate School of Business and Law on the Clinical Legal Education Program, which links to the Juris Doctor program including Postgraduate Business Internship, the Legal Research Project, the study tour and other student placement opportunities
  • Play a pivotal role in supporting the CIJ, Mental Health Legal Centre,the Law and Advocacy Centre for Women and Youthlaw to develop & expand clinical opportunities for students
  • Opportunity to contribute to CIJ research, advocacy and communications and be part of a supportive, close-knit team
  • Report to the Integrated Practice Manager
  • Remuneration at HEW Level 8 ($97,609 - $109,925) + 17% superannuation

About us

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. When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.

About the role and college / portfolio

The Centre for Innovative Justice

The Centre was established in 2012 to research, teach and promote modern and innovative ways of delivering justice both through formal court processes and within and across the broader justice system.

The Centre’s objective is to drive, develop and expand the capacity of the justice system to meet and adapt to the needs of its diverse users, and to contribute in a positive way to addressing the underlying issues that bring people into contact with the justice system.

About you

You will have demonstrated knowledge and experience of the legal sector, including practical experience establishing and delivering programs or services within a Community Legal Centre environment. You will also have extensive exposure in developing programs and in the supervision of law students and volunteers in a Community Legal Centre environment in relation to case work, policy, law reform and research activities. Coming into this position, you will use your project coordination & project management experience, including your excellent stakeholder management skills, implementation, negotiation, evaluation and reporting.

Qualifications

Degree in Law is essential as is a commitment to social justice, human rights and promoting innovative strategies for delivering justice. In addition, a candidate with postgraduate qualifications in Public Policy or Law (completed or progress towards completion) is highly regarded.

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’re proud to share with you some of our wins:

  • RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member with Bronze Award accreditation and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.
  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019. 
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • The launch of our second Reconciliation Plan, Dhumbah Goorowa– a “commitment to share” - an important step in our reconciliation journey.

To Apply

Please submit your updated resume and cover letter outlining your experience by clicking on the ‘Apply now’ link. Please note that a separate response to KSC is not required. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below.

 PD - 584570 - Student Progam Manager.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 15th December 2019.

This role will require candidate admitted to law practice or eligible for current law practicing certificate.

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to be 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.

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