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Senior Program Manager (Trades Programs)

Job no: 567209
Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Categories: Education, Trades and Services, Management

•           Convenient CBD Location
•           Full-Time, Fixed-Term Position until December 2021
•           Attractive salary package on offer

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise.  Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

We are a 5-Star university under the QS Stars international evaluation system, and are 16th in the world among universities less than 50 years old (2016–17 QS Top 50 Under 50 index).

In the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject, RMIT is 11th in the world (highest ranked in Australia) in Art and Design, and 26th in the world (fourth highest in Australia) in Architecture and the Built Environment.  We are also among the world’s top 100 universities in Engineering (Civil and Structural; Electrical and Electronic; and Mechanical, Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing); Accounting and Finance; and Business and Management Studies).

RMIT University is an Athena SWAN member and the College of Science, Engineering and Health is central to driving improvements in gender equality, diversity and inclusion, particularly in the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) disciplines.

The Role and Responsibilities

You will manage the educational / business activities to ensure that the RMIT Strategic and Business Plans are successfully implemented within the School Trades’ Programs. You will also be responsible for staff; including the recruitment, selection, induction, work plans, staff development and staff performance of team members and manage all resource implications associated with program delivery including workload allocations, sessional staffing, facilities and timetabling.

Skills & Experience Required

You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of ASQA/ TEQSA requirements. In addition to managing and leading a large team of staff you will have a strong stakeholder engagement skills, with the ability to negotiate with a diverse range of stakeholders both internally and externally. A sound understanding of the vocational education and training sector, and of the training requirements of relevant industries and ability to meet these needs through program design and assessment will be essential to your success in the role.

To Apply

For further information please contact Justin Kidgell on +61 3 9925 4270 or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 567209. 

Download File Senior Program Manager - Trades Programs_PD.docx

Applications close on Wednesday 22nd August 2018. 

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.

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.

Application close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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