Project Officer

The purpose of this role is to work as part of the Quality Assurance Unit, which registers, coordinates and proofreads correspondence, briefings, Parliamentary items and other tasks within the VSBA. The role includes a high degree of stakeholder engagement with the VSBA Executive team, the Ministers' Office and the Department. It requires someone who can effectively edit documents for all audiences ranging from the Ministers' Office to the public.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Education and Training
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DET/VSBA/20013255
Closing Date: 06-Dec-2021
Salary Range: $71,853 - $87,245
Job Duration: 30/06/2024
Attachments: PD 10457 (2).doc (Word, 229KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Alejandro Vargas

Position Details

Project Officer, VPSG3 Fixed Term Until 30/06/2024

the VSBA is responsible for providing leadership and support within Government for educational infrastructure, including:

• overseeing capital works for new schools and school upgrades;

• developing and managing policies, standards and programs to ensure school facilities are contemporary, maintained, sustainable and safe;

• planning to ensure our school system has capacity for current and future enrolments;

• providing expert advice to Ministers, the Department, schools and other government agencies on school infrastructure;

• generating and managing new partnerships with public and private bodies to deliver better facilities for students and increase their use by the wider community; and

• empowering communities and building pride in government schools through a new focus on communications and engagement with parents and other key stakeholders.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

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:

Information about the Department of Education and Training's operations and employment conditions can be obtained from the following websites: and

Applications close 06 December 2021

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