Implement the Communications plan for the Students, Learning and Teaching portfolio

  • Advise and collaborate with stakeholders across the University
  • Full-time, fixed term (up to 12 months) position located in Melbourne

  • Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 1,800 staff supporting more than 30,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.

    As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU's mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.

    Student Strategies sits within the Students Learning and Teaching portfolio, which focuses on quality learning and teaching and the successful engagement of students with University academic and co-curricular life. Student Strategies responsibilities include leadership in provision of across University communications with students.

    The Student Strategies Coordinator (Communications) prepares the communications plan for the Students, Learning and Teaching portfolio and contributes to the development of the communication strategy. The position advises and collaborates with stakeholders in a variety of business areas across the University to enable their engagement and support.

    You will:
    • produce print, digital and online communication pieces intended for students, staff, external stakeholders and partners
    • manage the ACU student website and online content according to the approved governance structure
    • assist staff, and students where applicable, in the preparation of content, both visual and written, exercising quality control
    • ensure that the layout and content of any advertising, printed or electronically published materials are in line with University visual identity, branding and writing style guidelines.
    Your ability to work collaboratively across the University will be fundamental to your success in the role.

    You will also need to demonstrate:
    • relevant tertiary qualifications in corporate communications or marketing, or equivalent education/training and experience
    • project management success, including leading project teams to achieve successful project outcomes
    • highly developed verbal and written communications skills
    • skill in the strategic use of a range of digital communications tools, including their appropriate deployment to meet the needs of targeted groups.

    The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe, and valued through development, participation and involvement.

    How to Apply:

    Obtain the Position Description PD Student Strategies Coordinator (Comms).pdf. Applicants are expected to address all selection criteria listed in the position description.

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    Total remuneration valued to $89,051 - $96,379 pa, including salary component $81,325 - $88,017 pa (HEW 7), employer contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

    General enquiries can be directed to Ms Pauline Murphy, Director, Student Strategies on (02) 9739 2897.

    Only candidates with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

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    ACU is committed to diversity and social inclusion in its employment practices. Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups are encouraged.

    APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Wednesday 2 November 2016

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