The Indigenous Industry Engagement Coordinator, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Computing Technologies and Health/Biomedical) will provide industry engagement support for the recruitment of placement sites for students that support the health, wellbeing and endeavours of Indigenous Australians. This role’s focus is to liaise with industry professionals to source Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placements for Indigenous Australians
This role’s primary focus will be to liaise with industry professionals and College staff to source quality Work Integrated Learning (WIL) placements for Indigenous Australians. They will also support WIL/Industry Engagement events for partners and develop marketing materials to recruit new WIL placement sites. *This is an Identified position and being an Australian Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander is considered a ‘genuine occupational qualification’ in accordance with s(12) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.
• Aboriginality’ or ‘Must be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage’ is an ‘Essential Selection Criteria’. • An understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively. • Exposure and knowledge of STEM industry, either having worked with the industry or within the industry. • The ability to work and promote STEM college programs and align them to Indigenous focused industries, assisting Indigenous partners to develop suitable project/placement WIL opportunities • Excellent communication, relationship building, and negotiation skills enabling collaborative discussions between the STEM industry sector and the university • The ability to work across a business development workflow, including building and nurturing effective relationships at all levels within organisations Qualifications/Requirements Relevant qualification and/or relevant industry experience. The successful applicant is required to provide confirmation of their Australian Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander heritage. A valid Working with Children Check is mandatory.
• Full-time, continuing, identified Indigenous position* within STEM • Salary Level HEW 7 ($90,271 – 97,713 p.a + 17% Superannuation) and flexible working arrangements Benefits: https://www.rmit.edu.au/careers/employee-benefits Information for Indigenous Applicants https://www.rmit.edu.au/careers/applying-with-us/indigenous-applicants
• Based at the City campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University