Senior Project Officer - Student Initiatives

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR) is the Victorian Government’s lead agency for creating the conditions to sustainably develop the Victorian economy and grow employment. Our role is to increase jobs, investment, exports and opportunities; stimulate innovation, competitiveness, and confidence; and support sustainability.

The Department is committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, and support ways of working that help employees balance work and home life. The Department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/060030B
Closing Date: 22-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $93,867 - $113,572
Job Duration: untill 30 June 2020
Attachments: 060030 IDI Senior Project Officer PD Jan 2018.doc (Word, 168KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Diana Crvenkovic
9651 9280

Position Details

Senior Project Officer – Student Initiatives

  • $93,867 to $113,572 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term until 30th June 2020
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: Melbourne  CBD (flexibility may be available)


The position of Senior Project Officer – Student Initiatives forms a part of the International Education branch in Industry Development and Innovation division within Employment Investment and Trade group.

The Employment, Investment and Trade Group delivers programs and services to grow the Victorian economy.  Its focus is on creating jobs and raising incomes through industry development, targeted investment and increasing the export value of Victorian firms.

The Industry Development and Innovation Division is responsible for growing the Victorian economy through evidence-based industry policy and industry development initiatives. The International Education Sector Team is responsible for the implementation of the International Education Strategy for Victoria. 

 Ensuring a high quality experience for international students living and studying in Victoria is an important way the Victorian Government can improve the competitiveness of Victoria's international education sector.   

The Senior Project Officer will be responsible for the development and delivery of a range of projects that seek to improve the experience of international students in Victoria.  Many of these projects are delivered in partnership with the education sector, student organisations and industry.  This position requires strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills and reports to the Manager, Student Initiatives.

The successful applicant will work effectively as a member of a team, enjoy flexible working arrangements and undertake a wide variety of work across the division.  Those seeking part time working / job-share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

For a confidential discussion, please call Diana Crvenkovic, Manager Student Initiatives on 9651 9280.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.  .

Applications close at midnight on 22nd February 2018 and must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.


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