Assessment Project Officer

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0055939
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Part-time ;Fixed-term for 14 months
Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School
Salary: The appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UOM 5: $75,011.00 – $86,158.00 p.a. (pro-rata for part time) plus 17% super or
UOM 6: $87,007.00 - $94,181.00 p.a (pro-rata for part time) plus 17% super

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 Melbourne Medical School

Established in 1862, the Melbourne Medical School (MMS) in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry, and Health Sciences at The University of Melbourne is the oldest medical school in Australia. It is internationally renowned for global leadership in teaching and training, health research, policy, and practice. MMS is ranked 14th in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 for clinical, pre-clinical, and health), has strong academic partnerships and ground-breaking collaborative research programs with leading public and private hospitals, as well as leading medical research institutes and centres in Australia and internationally.

About the Role

The Assessment Project Officer role is central to the ongoing success of a program of assessment reform which commenced in 2019 – and fundamental to the new MD. The role involves coordination and delivery of our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) examinations program, across all 4 years of the MD program – currently in its 3rd year.

In a typical week at work, you may:

About You
You will be a natural problem-solver, with excellent organisational and time-management skills. Your excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to document and communicate processes and procedures, and engage with stakeholders in supporting the adaptation of new technologies, will set you up for success in this role. You will have a strong understanding and proficiency in educational technology systems.

Ideally, you will further have:

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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Be Yourself

At UoM, we value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community, and we encourage and celebrate diversity. Indigenous Australians, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities or culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our roles. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the community in which we live.

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

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications with current valid working rights in Australia and candidates who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements:

Position Description: Download File 0000000 - PD Assessment Project Officer Professional FINAL_ATR.pdf

Applications close: 5th June 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time