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Facilities Coordinator

Job no: 580801
Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Categories: Facilities Management, Project Management, Administration and Executive Support

  • Full-time, fixed-term until December 2020
  • Diverse position to support facilities operations and planning
  • Supervise a small team of 3 to deliver effective services

About us
RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 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.

Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

When you join our team, you'll be able to access a range of benefits. From travel to fitness, there's something for everyone.

About the role
The Facilities Coordinator is responsible for supporting all aspects of the planning and operations associated with Facilities in the School of Architecture and Urban Design. The position manages a small facilities team and is also required to liaise extensively with College and University staff and service groups, particularly Property Services and the Financial Services Group. You will be responsible for maintaining records and planning and preparing documentation for a number of facilities-related activities and processes in the School

In this role, you will also be responsible for managing access and space arrangements for staff, students and visitors within the building, whilst maintaining accurate OHS, building maintenance and asset records. You will also manage the process of equipment procurement and the maintenance of storage and removals for the School.

About you
To be successful in this position, you will have demonstrated project management experience in a similar facilities focused role, coupled with the ability to lead a team. You will have experience in contributing to continuous improvement and be able to problem solve swiftly in a changing and evolving environment. In additional, you will be able to liaise with and build relationships with various different professional and academic stakeholders across the University, whilst demonstrating diplomacy and professionalism. This is a diverse role where no day will be the same, and you will enjoy the variety and combination of hands-on and administration work.

Bring your whole self to work
We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond. We’re proud to share with you some of our wins:

  • 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.
  • RMIT was placed 10th in the 2019 Randstad Employer Brand Research Awards, up five spots from 2018.
  • We were named as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency in 2019. 
  • We achieved Gold Employer status for LGBTIQ inclusion in the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) in 2018 and now in 2019.
  • We were recognised as a top five employer in 2018 for workplace accessibility with the Australian Network on Disability.
  • Exceeding our targets in our Reconciliation Action Plan for Bundyi Girri – an important step in our reconciliation journey.

To apply, please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your experience by clicking on the ‘Apply now’ link. Please note that a separate response to KSC is not required. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below.

Download File PD - Facilities Coordinator.doc

Applications close on 26 August 2019 at 11:55pm.

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.

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