Knowledge Management & Policy Officer (VIT4)

Job posted: 01/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victorian Institute of Teaching

Salary: $85,548 - $97,063

Occupation: Policy

Reference: VG/VITEG1009

Reference: VG/VITEG1009

Occupation: Policy

Salary Range: $85,548 - $97,063

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Do you have a strong interest in people and policy? Do you have expert knowledge in developing and maintaining learning and knowledge management content, tools and processes?

If you fit this profile, then you could join the recently established Strategic Planning, Policy and Intelligence team at the Victorian Institute of Teaching with an exciting and challenging mandate for change. The Knowledge Management and Policy Officer role offers an outstanding career opportunity for a creative and motivated professional who is passionate about using their expertise to support VIT to be a responsive and capable regulator.

With an opportunity to take a leading role in delivering training to VIT staff across all business units, designing change management practices and developing policy, this dynamic and diverse position will be instrumental in strengthening the ongoing operations of VIT.

About you

As someone with extensive experience in knowledge management, you will have a sound and practical understanding of current knowledge management tools and best practice.

You will be organised, resilient and flexible with a proven track record of driving change and delivering training to a diverse group of people with differing experience and skillsets. You will also be capable of offering high level and accurate advice on policy matters to senior and executive levels of management. In addition to this, as the successful candidate, you will have:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • High-level interpersonal skills with an ability to easily collaborate with colleagues

  • Experience preparing frameworks and processes to support an effective policy environment

    About us

    VIT offers a supportive, inclusive working environment, plus an attractive remuneration package and flexible work options. Our team of diverse, high performing individuals are talented, supportive and inclusive. Every role within VIT provides for the safety and wellbeing of children and our work enables quality teaching and the best educational outcomes for young Victorians.

    VIT promotes and encourages the Victorian Public Sector Employee’s Code of Conduct of responsiveness, integrity, impartiality, accountability, respect, leadership and human rights.

    We pride ourselves on allowing our staff to grow to their full potential, by offering new professional challenges and providing career growth opportunities.

    VIT is centrally located at 628 Bourke Street near Southern Cross Station in modern and up to date offices. Please note that as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, VIT is currently operating remotely.

    About the role

    Salary range: $85,548 – $97,063 plus statutory super

    Be part of a forward-thinking, risk based regulator where ideas and opinions are valued. This role will require you to:

    • Establish relationships with stakeholders to drive engagement and business support for change in alignment with VIT's operational needs.
    • Lead the creation and maintenance of education and support materials for VIT staff with an emphasis on particular business areas and needs as required.
    • Manage the governance and version control of end user content to ensure that agreed knowledge repositories hold the most recent and relevant versions.
    • Deliver technical training to staff through approved eLearning modules, educational and informational videos, demonstrations, support packs, checklists and training materials.
    • Collaborate with People and Culture to educate VIT staff and Executive on learning and knowledge management tools and applications used to build and maintain learning content.
    • Develop and manage quality assurance, learner satisfaction surveys, and useability surveys for content suitability.
    • Contribute to the development, implementation, monitoring and review of VIT frameworks and policies. 
    • Provide strategic advice about legislative requirements and regulatory policy to the Strategic Planning, Policy and Intelligence Manager, CEO, Executive Team and Council.
    • Use data to inform and implement policy outcomes.
    • Maintain an understanding of contemporary risk-based and outcomes-focused regulatory practice, and be knowledgeable about key state and national priorities in education.
    • Maintain the Policy Register to ensure that all Policies are recoded and updated in line with review dates.

    How to apply

    Your application needs to include the following:

    • A cover letter (no more than three pages addressing your claims against Key Selection Criteria 1-10 as listed in the Position Description).
    • A copy of your current resume.

    Our Recruitment and Selection Process

    • Our recruitment and selection process is based on the public sector employment principles and will include the following overarching principles:
    • Our decisions will be based on merit. We will assess each applicant's skills, knowledge, attributes and qualifications objectively against the key selection criteria.
    • We will be fair, reasonable and equitable. We will provide equal employment opportunities.
    • We will be objective.
    • We will comply with our privacy obligations during the recruitment and selection process.

    During the recruitment and selection process, shortlisted applicants may be asked to submit to various assessment tools and pre-employment screenings. This may include consent to conduct a national police check.

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    Jeevi Mather | 03 8601 - 6147 jeevi.mather@vit.vic.edu.au

    Knowledge Management & Policy Officer (VIT4)