• Part-time (0.8 FTE), Fixed Term position until 31 July 2025, with a possible extension

  • Salary Level HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Based at RMIT City campus, with potential travel to other ATN universities across Australia.

  • About the Role The Programs Coordinator for ATN Universities plays a crucial role in the success of the ATN Frontiers program and other educational initiatives. They are a dynamic, creative and experienced part of the team, with a passion for education and making a positive impact in the sector. The Programs Coordinator will have an understanding of effective and impactful learning experiences, and an interest in contemporary online learning products and practices.

    Working closely with the Programs Manager and various stakeholders, this position involves providing administrative and project support throughout different program phases. The coordinator will engage with university colleagues, experts, and facilitators, utilising advanced relationship and project management skills to ensure the success and engagement of ATN university students.

    Key responsibilities include managing student enrollments, troubleshooting issues, overseeing enrollment data, and supporting teaching staff. The coordinator will also design communication campaigns to promote awareness and engagement in ATN Programs. Proficiency in project management tools, Microsoft Office, and learning management systems is essential. Additionally, the role involves process monitoring, initiating improvements, handling correspondence, updating webpages, organising meetings, and contributing to event planning and execution.

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

  • Experience working within a tertiary education learning and teaching environment, with hands-on experience of actively contributing to a positive, impactful and meaningful student experience.

  • Demonstrated communication, relationship building and negotiation skills with the ability to work collegiately with academic and professional staff, and students from diverse backgrounds.

  • Excellent communication skills with keen attention to detail and commitment to quality assurance, including the ability to engage with and prepare a range of reports, documentation and communication for a diverse range of stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated project management experience, applying principles and practices to achieve project outcomes, ability to prioritise tasks and meet competing deadlines in a high-volume environment, with excellent organisational and time management skills.

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

  • Well-developed skills and demonstrated experience using various digital technologies including the Microsoft Office suite, Adobe, learning management systems, content management systems, and ability to quickly develop skills for using new platforms. Experience with OpenLearning online learning platform will be highly regarded.

  • Qualifications: Relevant qualification/s or equivalent combination of education, knowledge and skills.

  • Desirable: Knowledge of RMIT or other tertiary education environment.

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

    About the Australian Technology Network of Universities (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. Collectively, ATN educates 19 per cent of all students in Australia and are the destination of choice for 18 per cent of Australia's international students. 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 Executive Director Luke Sheehy and is based at RMIT's City Campus in Melbourne.

    RMIT University is the employing agent for ATN staff.

    Learn more about the ATN at the following link: https: // atn.edu.au/

    To Apply

    Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria for this position by clicking on the ‘ ' link below.

    For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below.

    Position Description – Programs Coordinator, ATN

    Applications close on Wednesday 6 December 2023 at 11.59 pm.

    Applications Close:

    6 Dec 2023 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.

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    Job details


    Programs Coordinator


    Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology




    November 17, 2023

    Application deadline

    December 06, 2023

    Job type



    Education,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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