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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.
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
You will be responsible for leading a team in the provision of services relating to specialist technical support in physical spaces such as labs, studios and other facilities. The role will support staff, students and partners to achieve teaching, and commercial outcomes through effective management of the day to day operations that support physical teaching spaces and resources. You will also manage a shared service approach and will work closely with program areas and teachers and central areas such as Property Services, ITS and People.
The role will operate closely with Associate Directors and Team Leaders to advise the Director, Planning and Resources on strategic procurement options for VE and Industry clusters. You will ensure that resources are developed and maintained to the highest industry and educational standards. The role will also be responsible for supporting College-wide activities including leadership and implementation of change initiatives, and engagement in projects designed to meet strategic objectives.
You will have technical knowledge and expertise in the provision of diverse services to a variety of specialisations (science, health, IT, engineering, design and digital media). You will also have substantial experience in leading and managing a large team of technical staff to be service-focused, flexible and responsive to changing needs. Demonstrated high level communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to maintain effective relationships internally and externally to deliver agreed outcomes will be imperative to your success in this role. Proven knowledge and application of OHS legislation and regulations and a solid understanding of risk management obligations and implementing mitigations and solutions will be highly desirable.
Relevant qualification and substantial relevant experience across technical support, facilities and OHS.
Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.
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 Monday 11th January 2021 at 11:55pm.
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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.
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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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