Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 11/06/2021
Applications close: 28/06/2021 (Midnight)
12 days remaining

12 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 12 months

Organisation: Department of Education and Training

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Projects

Reference: VG/DET/SEPSG/20001290A

Reference: VG/DET/SEPSG/20001290A

Occupation: Projects

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

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The International Education Division (IED) is seeking a Senior Project Officer in a fixed-term capacity (for 12 months) to join the Quality Assurance Unit (QAU). IED is comprised of a multicultural and dynamic team who work on interesting and complex issues and projects. The role is based in our Melbourne CBD office.

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.

Reporting to the Manager, QAU, the Senior Project Officer will work on the Department's Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) registration and cap, International Student Program (ISP) School Accreditation, Leading with Quality Oversight, and an ISP Document Approvals Policy and Register.

The role will work on other matters the Unit is tasked with, at the direction of the Manager, QAU.

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.

In addition to the above ongoing work, IED is also currently working on the following projects due to coronavirus (COVID-19):

  • Facilitating the delivery of offshore learning to international students who have been unable to return to Victoria.
  • Determining a process for the safe return of school-aged international students while COVID-19 in an ongoing concern.

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.

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)

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Full time / 12 months

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Melonie Yurovich | melonie.yurovich@education.vic.gov.au

Senior Project Officer (VPSG5)