Job Opportunity: VicSRC Student Engagement Coordinator


The VicSRC needs a passionate, experienced and motivated person to step up for this exciting new role. A unique opportunity to build and utilise a wide skill set and work with a range of educational leaders coordinating and managing student activities. Help us increase the diversity of student voices! 

  • 4 days (30.4 hours) per week

  •  Fixed-term contract until 30 June 2020, with potential to be ongoing, subject to funding. 

  • $36 - $38 per hour.

  •  Based in Melbourne CBD, with occasional metropolitan and regional travel. 

About the role

The VicSRC Student Engagement Coordinator is a new role dedicated to increasing the number of students directly participating with the VicSRC and supporting current student activities including the VicSRC Executive and Ambassadors.

This role will also work directly with the Department of Education and Training (DET) to support students from VicSRC and other stakeholder groups in the establishment of a new student advisory group. 

About the candidate

You will have experience in developing programs with young people from diverse backgrounds and be able to thrive in a dynamic workplace with a variety of daily challenges. A good understanding of student voice and youth participation framework will also be essential. Experience in education or advocacy with a demonstrable background working in either field will be looked on extremely favourably.

You will have:

  • Excellent communication skills and experience in working with diverse groups of people.

  • Great initiative and the ability to work autonomously.

  • Creative problem solving ability.

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 brand new, Melbourne CBD office.  

Application process

Applications should be addressed to Nina Laitala, VicSRC Executive Officer, and emailed to  with Student Engagement Coordinator 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 Key Selection Criteria, as stated in the position description.

Applications close 9am Monday 26th February. 

Interviews will be held on Monday 2th March in Melbourne CBD.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Nina Laitala on 9267 3744.


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