Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

Administration Officer (ATN25 Events)

Australia

Closing soon

Overview:

  • Part-time, (0.6 FTE) Fixed Term position until 31/12/24

  • Salary HEW 5 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at the ATN Universities Melbourne Head Office (RMIT CBD campus) but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses.

  • About The Position

    In 2024, the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a busy event schedule that includes several high-profile online and in-person events, culminating in a gala dinner in Canberra on October 9th. With a full schedule of events ahead for the remainder of 2024, ATN has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Events Administration Officer to join the team. This position will focus on coordinating both in-person and virtual events in collaboration with the broader ATN team. The Events Administration Officer will be the ‘engine room' of the ATN25 event calendar, providing expert support to internal and external stakeholders and coordinating and driving tasks within a culture of teamwork, support, and continuous improvement.

    The role reports directly to the ATN Executive Officer and will primarily be based at the Melbourne RMIT Campus (right next to Melbourne Central train station). Flexible working is a part of our culture at ATN, and we are open to discussing how the hybrid model can best serve the role and its requirements.

    This role will require limited interstate travel; the ATN25 Events Administration Officer will be required to attend the gala event in Canberra on October 9th.

    To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Completion of a diploma-level qualification and/or subsequent relevant work-related experience.

  • Demonstrated event coordination and administration experience within a large organisation.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute events from start to end.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with limited direction.

  • Knowledge of venue and events operations, including online event tools.

  • Excellent communication skills to enable positive interaction with and gain cooperation and assistance from clients, patrons, and other employees.

  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet competing deadlines.

  • Ability to use initiative to solve problems and undertake decision-making relevant to duties

  • Demonstrated experience using Teams, Zoom and Eventbrite (and Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and the ability to develop skills using new platforms.

  • Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children and National Police Check.

    About ATN

    Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN) is a national Australian higher education peak body, with six universities (with a strong presence both nationally and internationally and in key metropolitan and regional media markets).

    Our universities are Deakin University, Curtin University, RMIT University, The University of Newcastle, University of South Australia, and University of Technology Sydney. Established in 1999, ATN undertakes policy, advocacy, public affairs and national media work to benefit the shared interest of our six large,

    world-class Australian universities.

    The ATN Directorate serves its members through a wide range of activities, including policy analysis and development, while ensuring the voice of our membership is heard at all levels of government, as well as in and through media channels throughout Australia as well as internationally. Regarded as Australia's most innovative and enterprising grouping, ATN prides itself on its shared mission to ensure Australia's higher education system remains open, fair and accessible, as well as meeting the needs of industry, particularly Australia's 2.3 million SMEs.

    The Directorate is led by the Executive Director and its head office is based at RMIT's City Campus in Melbourne.

    RMIT University is the employing agent for ATN staff.

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link at the top of this page.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact [email protected]

    Job Description – Administrative Officer (ATN)

    Please note, if you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to RMIT's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    Applications Close:

    30 May 2024 11.59 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 Isla n der community.

    At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via [email protected] or visit our Careers page for more contact information - https: // www. rmit.edu.au/careers.

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

    Job details

    Title

    Administration Officer (ATN25 Events)

    Employer

    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    May 16, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 30, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Arts and Culture,Social Science

    About the employer

    The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology usually known as RMIT University is a research university established in Melbourne, Australia. The university has got a huge campus and has international recognition for providing brilliant vocational and professional education, applied research and other things. Francis Ormond laid the foundation for the university in 1887. It initially began as a night school where courses related to technology, art, and science were offered to students. The university was granted the title of the public university in 1992.
    RMIT University enrols almost 87,000 students every year, including 34,347 international onshore and offshore students. University also earns $54.1 million through their research income.

    The university holds 11th rank in the whole world in the field of art and design subjects. The main campus of RMIT University is in the centre of Melbourne city and has got huge heritage value as the campus is located in the oldest section of the city. Other two campuses of the university in Australia are Bundoora Campus and Brunswick Campus. It also has two regional sites and two campuses in Vietnam and a centre in Spain. Since then the campus has developed to 87 buildings.

    The unique feature of RMIT University is that there are no boundary walls and the whole of the university is spread along with the six city blocks covering a huge area of about 720,000 sqm.

    The strength of the alumni community of RMIT University is more than 437,000 graduates who are currently working across 130 countries. Some of the well-known alumni of the university are Jim Stynes, famous charity worker; James Wan, movie director and writer; Lydia Lassila, Australian winter Olympic gold medalist; Charles Billich, famous Australian artist and Australian animator Felix Colgrave.

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