Research Engagement Coordinator

Full-time, ongoing position, Salary Level HEW 7 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements, Based at the City campus.

  • Full-time, ongoing position
  • Salary Level HEW 7 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Based at the City campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About You

Reporting to the Assistant Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research & Innovation, you will be responsible for promoting College research activities and contributions; coordinating the College research engagement activities, including events and seminars; and developing and maintaining the College research communication tools. The role also provides advice to and participates in implementing quality assurance processes and systems.

To be successful in this position, youll have, but not limited to:

  • Demonstrated ability to manage engagement activities and develop and implement integrated communications plans in a research environment, including the development of content.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain and use Customer Relationship Management systems for communications campaigns and stakeholder management.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in the provision of quality customer service, including sound knowledge and consistent application of relevant institutional policy and procedures, the ability to provide high level advice, and a commitment to quality assurance and continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrated highly developed interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, ability to build and maintain effective and productive relationships, and the proven ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of management, staff, students and external parties on complex, sensitive and confidential issues.

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

About the College

The College of Business and Law undertakes rigorous and evidence-based research that informs policy and business practice and supports action on business, ethical and social dilemmas. Our research is industry relevant and translatable, and we welcome opportunities for collaboration and partnership.

Research in the College of Business and Law covers a broad range of business discipline areas, reflecting the activities of our Schools. Our cohesive and supportive environment provides support to our nationally and internationally established researchers, and nurtures our emerging researchers and postgraduate candidates.

The College has a number of research structures, established to concentrate capability and join-up interdisciplinary research expertise with the needs of Industry.

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMITs leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.


Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter addressing your suitability for this position by clicking on the 'Apply link below. For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Professor Martie-Louise Verreynne via email [email protected]

HEW 7 - Research Engagement Coordinator.pdf

Applications close on Sunday, 11th April at 11:55pm.

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RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australias immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak:

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