Careers at VicSRC
We have one fantastic role available:
5 days (38 hours) per week (negotiable)
$77,000 - $79,500 p.a., classified at SCHCADS Award Level 6 (YACVic pays above award rates).
12 month, fixed-term contract, with potential to be ongoing, subject to funding Based in Melbourne CBD, with regular metropolitan and regional travel.
Play a pivotal role at the forefront of education change in Victoria!
Skillfully navigating the Victorian education and youth sectors, the VicSRC Executive Officer’s primary focus is to work in partnership with the VicSRC Student Executive. You will develop and implement the 2017 – 2020 VicSRC strategic plan and capitalise on the Victorian Government’s commitment to student voice.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about the power of students to spark advocacy, action and real change. Your influence and networking ability will enable you to engage with all stakeholders to ensure the continuing success of this unique organisation. You are an innovator who is responsive to emerging opportunities, and can collaboratively steer the VicSRC vision into reality. You will be backed by an exceptional staff team who passionately believe in the power of student voice.
You will enjoy:
a flexible, disability-friendly, family-friendly and fun work culture;
a high degree of autonomy and collegial support;
sector-leading professional development;
a new, Melbourne CBD office.
About the Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC)
The Victorian Student Representative Council (VicSRC) is the peak body representing school aged students in Victoria. The organisation exists to empower all student voices to be valued in every aspect of education. VicSRC is unique because it is student led; students are at the front and centre of everything we do. The organisation is governed by the VicSRC Student Executive team, a group of 15 students who are elected annually. VicSRC is auspiced by, and shares an office with the Youth Affairs Council of Victoria (YACVic), the state’s youth peak body
About the role
The VicSRC Executive Officer is accountable and reports to the Student Executive team. Executive meetings are held monthly on a Saturday afternoon. To execute the work of the Executive, the VicSRC Executive Officer leads a small and dedicated staff team that works with and on behalf of school-aged students to advocate for student voice and policy priority areas identified by students and empower, facilitate and co-ordinate action by students. It is the job of the VicSRC Executive Officer to ensure students are front and centre of everything we do.
YACVic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
YACVic promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people, including those with a disability, those who are Aboriginal or those from refugee or migrant backgrounds. We take child protection very seriously. All employees are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards, including rigorous background, identity and reference checks. The successful applicant will require a current Working with Children Check and Police Check (costs reimbursed) and must agree to adhere to our child safe policy and code of conduct.
Applications should be addressed to Leo Fieldgrass, YACVic Deputy CEO, and emailed to with ‘VicSRC Executive Officer’ in the subject line and must include:
a brief cover letter/email stating where you saw the job advertised;
your resume, including contact details for a minimum of two referees, including your last line manager (we will not contact referees without your permission).
a separate document detailing your response to each selection criteria, as stated in the position description.
Applications close 9am Monday 6th March.
Interviews will be held on Friday 10th March in Melbourne CBD.
If you have any questions about the role, please contact Krista Seddon, VicSRC Manager on 0411 679 050 or email .
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