Consumer Engagement Officer - Healthy Trajectories Research Hub

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Nov 18, 2021

Job Description:

Founded in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s #1 university, and is consistently ranked amongst the leading universities in the world. We are proud of our people, our commitment to research and teaching excellence, and our global engagement.

About the Department of Paediatrics

The Department of Paediatrics is the flagship representative of the University partnership with the Royal Children’s Hospital, and is co-located with the hospital in Flemington Road, Parkville. The Department of Paediatrics is a large department within the School of Medicine. The Department has responsibility for the Child and Adolescent Health component of the Doctor of Medicine course of the School.

About the Role

Healthy Trajectories is a Child and Youth Disability Research Hub focused on optimising the capacity of children and youth with disability and their families, to reach their full potential across the life span. The Consumer Engagement Officer will support the development and implementation of effective consumer engagement processes in all stages of the Healthy Trajectories Hub’s research programs and activities.

In a typical week at work, you will contribute to the research effort of the Hub through supporting:

About You

You will be a highly organised individual who pays close attention to detail with the ability to meet deadlines.

Ideally, you will further have:

To ensure the University continues to provide a safe environment for everyone, this position requires the incumbent to hold a current and valid Working with Children Check.

For specific responsibilities of this role please refer to the attached Position Description.

Benefits of Working with Us

In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

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We recognise that our employees are at the core of all our successes and achievements. We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. We promote inclusive behaviour, and we actively seek to learn from each other. Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply for our roles.

Join Us!

If you feel this role is right for you, please submit your application including a brief cover letter, your resume and your responses against the selection criteria* (found in the Position Description) for the role.

*For information to help you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria and competencies, please go to

Should you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team at We look forward to receiving your application!