Program Coordinator, Legal Services

RMIT University

Australia: Melbourne - CBD
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Education & Training

Vacancy Type
  • Full-time, fixed term (3 years) contract variation with underlying teaching role 

  • Senior Educator Level 1 ($104,342 p.a) plus super and benefits 

  • Based within RMIT’s Vocational Education College at the City Campus – you may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University 

 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. 


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 College of Vocational Education 

The purpose of RMIT’s College of Vocational Education is to empower learners and our industry, community and government partners to succeed in the new world of work. Our five-year strategic roadmap, ALiVE@RMIT, purposefully guides everything we do in vocational education to deliver our vision: to position RMIT as a leading multi-sector provider with global impact and influence. 

Led by our Pro Vice Chancellor, the College of VE is reimagining how we deliver vocational education to create unique experiences for our students and partners. 

About the role  

As the Program Coordinator, Legal Services you will provide coordination of teaching resources and student support in the Legal Services VE cluster.   

In this role, you will coordinate processes and activities in the design, development, delivery and evaluation of teaching materials and will provide support to the Program Manager in ensuring programs’ meet regulatory compliance and quality requirements. You will also manage students at risk and provide wellbeing support to students, manage learning plans, assist with timetables and staff inductions as required. The Program Coordinator will also effectively liaise with staff from other VE clusters and external stakeholders to ensure vocational competence to the course is assessed and maintained. 

About you 

  • You will bring to the role a strong knowledge and understanding of the vocational education and training sector and the training requirements of relevant industries related to the Quality Assurance processes for TESQA and ASQA in compliance of programs  

  • Key to the role is your teaching experience and educational leadership ability that effectively promote teaching and learning and the use of innovative and flexible teaching methods in the related cluster  

  • It is essential that you have a good understanding of the students at risk and special consideration processes and equivalent learning and assessment strategies   

  • You will be expected to have relevant industry experience and current discipline knowledge as well as expertise in competency-based assessment 



You must meet minimum qualifications as per the current RMIT Enterprise Agreement and current regulatory requirements for the VET sector, which include vocational competency, vocational currency and industry currency.  This includes a Diploma of Vocational Education or equivalent. 

A Bachelor degree, postgraduate or Advanced Diploma qualification in either the legal or conveyancing program discipline is required. 

Applicants must hold the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (or a deemed equivalent) which includes the following units: 

  • TAELLN401 - Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills; and 

  • TAEASS502 - Design and develop assessment tools  

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. 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role. 

Applications close on Wednesday 5pm 6th of January 2021.

Important holiday closure update: 

For any position related enquiries, please contact Theresa Lyford - Dean Vocational Business Education (VBE) at

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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.


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

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