Policy and Project Officer, Rural and Regional

There are 2 exciting opportunities for VPS4 Policy and Project Officers in the Department of Education's Partnerships and Priority Cohorts Branch - one ongoing and one fixed-term for 3 years. The positions are in the Multicultural, Civics and Refugee Support Programs Unit and the Rural and Regional Unit. They will work flexibly as part of a team to contribute to delivery of initiatives, provide policy development and advice, and work with internal and external stakeholders. Please see the position description for more details, and get in touch if you would like to discuss the roles.
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Projects
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/ECSEG/20013760_4
Closing Date: 19-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $90,067 - $102,192
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PositionDescription-62646-Policy-and-Project-Officer-Partnerships-and-Priority-Cohorts_19-08-22 (2).doc (Word, 262KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Jessica Redmond
jessica.redmond@education.vic.gov.au 02 7022 0796

Position Details

Positions available: 2 exciting opportunities exist for VPS4 Policy and Project Officers in the Department of Education's Partnerships and Priority Cohorts Branch:

  • One ongoing position in the Multicultural, Civics and Refugee Support Programs Unit
  • One fixed-term (3-year) position in the Rural and Regional Unit.

The teams: Please see the attached position description for details about the work of the two teams.

The roles: will work flexibly as part of a team to contribute to delivery of initiatives and provide policy development and advice. The roles will build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidates: will have strong project management and stakeholder skills, strong policy skills and conceptual and analytical ability, the ability to clearly communicate, and work well within a team. You will be supported to develop and thrive in a supportive team environment.

To apply please submit:

  • cover letter - up to 1 page, indicating which of the two positions you are interested in;
  • statement addressing the key selection criteria (KSC) - up to 3 pages (the KSC are outlined in the attached position description. Please address each KSC separately); and
  • resume.

Please get in touch with the position contact if you would like to find out more, or have questions about the roles or how to apply for them.

For more details please see the attached position description

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website , HRWeb and our Diversity and Inclusion page

The Department of Education and Training (the Department) is committed to, so far as is reasonably practicable, providing and maintaining a working environment for its employees that is safe and without risks to health and that other persons are not exposed to health and safety risks arising from the Department's activities. The Department COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (Policy) requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Department's Policy outlines the requirements for all employees, prospective employees who (or may need to) work outside of their ordinary place of residence and attend a workplace of the Department or workplace of another Employer on behalf of the Department and its portfolio agencies. Subject to exceptions, only employees, and prospective employees with up-to-date vaccination status (see definitions section of the policy) against COVID-19 and who provide evidence of their Vaccination Status are permitted to work for the department outside their ordinary place of residence.

For this role, you are required to submit proof of full vaccination as part of the recruitment process and prior to commencement employment. Please refer to the above link for more information. This role requires onsite attendance at one or more Department work locations.

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.

Applications close: 19 February 2023


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