Events Officer

  • The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Nov 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job no: 0057795
Location: Parkville
Role type:
Fixed-term for 2 years, Part-time (0.5 FTE)
The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences
Department/School: Department of Paediatrics
UOM 4 – $71,099 – 75,458 p.a. (pro rata for part-time) p.a. plus 17% super

The University of Melbourne would like to acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Owners of the lands upon which our campuses are situated, the Wurundjeri and Boon Wurrung Peoples, the Yorta Yorta Nation, the Dja Dja Wurrung People. We acknowledge that the land on which we meet and learn was the place of age-old ceremonies, of celebration, initiation and renewal, and that the local Aboriginal Peoples have had and continue to have a unique role in the life of these lands.

About the Department of Paediatrics
The Department of Paediatrics is a large department within the School of Medicine. The Department has responsibility for the Child & Adolescent Health component of the Doctor of Medicine course of the School. There are approximately 80 academic and professional staff, 270 honorary academic staff, and more than 150 students enrolled to pursue research degrees from Honours, Masters and PhD.

About the Role

The Events Officer is the first point of contact to respond to all event-planning activities of the Department. They will bring a collaborative and collegiate working style, demonstrated problem-solving skills and an ability to manage resources to deliver a high experience for stakeholders and visitors.

Responsibilities include:

About You

You will demonstrate the ability to liaise with a diverse range of stakeholders. You will bring your well-developed verbal and written communication skills with the ability to relate effectively with a range of people across all levels of the organisation.

You will also 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.

Please note: To be considered for this role you must have current valid work rights for Australia.

About the University
The University of Melbourne 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.

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
We value the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and encourage and celebrate diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, females, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. 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.

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We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].