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Engagement and Projects Officer

Job No.: 622320

Location: Clayton campus 

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $82,256 - $88,785 pa HEW Level 06 (plus 17% employer superannuation) 

  • Be inspired, every day 
  • Drive your own learning at one of the world’s top 80 universities 
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions 

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. And that’s because you’re not just starting your career, or taking on a bigger challenge. You’re making a real contribution – surrounded by energetic, inspiring people who are driven to make a difference as well. Monash is a place where you’ll be able to develop your career in exciting, sometimes unexpected ways – putting you in the best possible position for a rewarding future.

An opportunity to join the William Cooper Institute (WCI) as the Engagement and Projects Officer has become available.

The Pro Vice Chancellor (Indigenous) leads the University's agenda around the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Framework, and Heads the William Cooper Institute, which provides a point of focus for Monash University’s engagement in Indigenous scholarship, including overseeing all Indigenous activities university-wide, representing the University externally in Indigenous matters.

The William Cooper Institute connects research, learning and engagement for and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and communities through the establishment of a ‘hub-and-spoke’ model of Indigenous leadership and participation across and within the University.

The Opportunity 

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team of friendly and hardworking individuals in a culturally safe environment. We are seeking an Engagement and Projects Officer to become an integral part of the team. In this role, you will provide a range of high-level marketing, project and events coordination services to support the William Cooper Institute leadership team within the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous).  In addition, the Engagement and Projects Officer will work closely with the Senior Project Manager within the Education portfolio, as this role has functional responsibility for the communication function across the portfolio.

Only Indigenous Australians are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the Special Measure Provision, Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2011 (Vic) 

What you will bring to the role:

To be successful in this role, you will have experience in marketing and corporate communications including project planning, implementation and evaluation; outstanding administrative and organisational skills and a demonstrated ability to deliver multiple competing projects, including internal and externally facing events.

If you believe you fit this profile, we look forward to receiving your application.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated. 

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.   

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to "How to apply for Monash Jobs". 


Melanie Caldwell, Manager, Operations and Planning, William Cooper Institute, +61 3 9905 0029

Position Description 

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Closing Date

Friday 30 July 2021, 11:55pm AEST

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