Project and Communications Officer - Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Program (Indigenous Applicants only)

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

Job Description:

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).

Job no: 0055779
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Full time/Part time; Fixed-term for 12 months
Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Salary: UOM 6 – $87,007 – $94,181 p.a. or UOM 7 – $96,002 – $103,921 p.a. plus 17% super (pro-rata for part-time)

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 LIME Network

The LIME Network is co-located with the Melbourne Poche Centre for Indigenous Health ( within the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences.

About the Role

Under the direction of the LIME Senior Project and Research Manager, the Project and Communications Officer will assist with planning, coordination and implementation of key projects and events of the LIME Network. These include an international conference, committee and other stakeholder meetings, development and maintenance of the LIME website and social media pages, and coordination of the LIME Newsletter. This role will also involve communication tasks relating to the Project and its events.

The Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network promotes and supports effective teaching and learning about Indigenous health in medical education, and the successful participation of Indigenous people in medical education programs. The LIME Network provides its members with opportunities for collaboration on research, curriculum development and implementation, and Indigenous student recruitment and graduation initiatives; peer support and feedback; and sharing of information and resources. THE LIME Network is also keen to support the professional development on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander staff based at the University of Melbourne.

About You

This position requires a keen and dynamic individual, with the ability to be a team player, and a desire to contribute to an exciting program at the cutting edge of improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and medical education.

You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to relate effectively with a range of people including students, academics, representatives from external organisations, governments and Indigenous community members. You also possess a demonstrated knowledge and deep understanding of Indigenous communities and cultures, and the issues affecting these communities as they relate to education.

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 and 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 apply with your CV and cover letter outlining your interest and experience. Please note that you are not required to provide responses against the selection criteria in the Position Description.

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 0055779_Project and Comm Officer LIME Network_UOM6.pdf

Applications close: 31st May 2022 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time