- Job posted on: 15th Sep 2021
- Applications close:
RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 95,000 students and 10,000 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.
As the Project Coordinator, you will be supporting the Centre for Innovative Justice in the development, delivery and coordination of projects, including consultancy projects, funded research and the Centre’s advocacy work. Working as part of a small team, this role will be expected to work collaboratively with Project Leads across a range of subject areas, such as family violence, women’s decarceration, legal responses to young people, and crime victimisation, to deliver high quality project and research outputs.
Reporting to the Manager, Service Design, Evaluation and System Reform, you will be responsible for planning and coordinating project activities across multiple projects. This will involve working with the relevant Project Lead to establish the project framework, including the production of a project plan and other relevant project tools and documentation; coordinating, monitoring and reporting on project activities and milestones; contributing to substantive project activities and the development of high-quality project deliverables and outputs; and contributing to or managing aspects of the CIJ’s broader advocacy and sector engagement work, as well as business development activities. This role is well-suited to someone who is proactive, able to take ownership of discrete tasks and workstreams, and with exacting standards and attention to detail.
The Policy and Impact Portfolio provides focus and momentum for the projects and priorities that were identified in Ready for Life and Work: RMIT’s Strategic Plan to 2020. The Policy and Impact Portfolio members provide a distinctive set of evidence-driven, analytical and public policy expertise, including policy and data analysis, government engagement and capability in areas such as: strategic development, innovation, partnership development across government, industry and social sector, project management capabilities.
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. To find out more, visit cij.org.au.
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 click here.
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To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role.
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Applications Close: 21 Sep 202111.59 pm
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 here.