Global Learning and Engagement Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 10/06/2021
Applications close: 25/06/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 24 months

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DET/SEPSG/20010011

Reference: VG/DET/SEPSG/20010011

Occupation: Projects

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The International Education Division (IED) is seeking a fixed term (24 months) VPS5 Global Learning and Engagement (GL&E) Senior Project Officer. Please note that the pay range for this position is $101,120 - $122,348, with the base offered unless your current substantive salary falls within the range.

The incumbent will be a key member of a small team of GL&E professionals who are responsible for leading the delivery of strategic projects in 2021 and 2022. These projects support schools to internationalise their curriculum offerings and provide student leadership opportunities. The role also contributes to the provision of policy advice to Victorian government schools to increase the level of international activities, including the International Student Program (ISP) in schools to enhance the intercultural skills and increased global outlook of all Victorian students. This role may require you to lead projects related to the ISP recovery effort.

This position is available for immediate start.

Skills and Experience:

  • experience in a senior project officer capacity or similar roles
  • strong project management skills
  • proven experience in global learning and engagement implementation in school settings
  • proven ability to establish and manage relationships with key internal and external onshore and offshore stakeholders
  • current Working with Childrens' Check or be willing to obtain one


  • Understanding of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act (Cth) and Education Training and Reform Act (Vic)
  • Fluency in a language other than English

To be considered for this role, you must be able to pass a National Police Check and submit an up to date copy of your resume with a cover letter addressing the key criteria below (2 pages maximum).

About the International Education Division

A globally oriented education system is crucial to ensuring that our young people have the skills they need to succeed in an increasingly inter-connected world and workplace. IED is proudly supporting that mission in a number of ways. Firstly, IED is responsible for administering the Department's International Student Program (ISP) for fee-paying international students who attend Victorian government primary and secondary schools. IED is also responsible for:

  • Advocacy and strategic communications regarding Global Learning and Engagement within the Department of Education and Training, across the education system and at a national level, including through active social media channels.
  • Facilitating international engagement activities like Ministerial travel and receiving international delegations.
  • Delivering a suite of Global Learning and Engagement initiatives aimed at improving the capabilities, practice and global understanding of students, teachers, school leaders and school communities.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position descriptions.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@edumail.vic.gov.au

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: www.education.vic.gov.au and http://www.education.vic.gov.au/hrweb/Pages/default.aspx.

Global Learning and Engagement Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / 24 months

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Michelle Connell | michelle.connell@education.vic.gov.au

Global Learning and Engagement Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)