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Equitable Learning Adviser - RMIT Melbourne

Employment Status: Full-time, continuing contract. Salary Level HEW 6 + 17% Superannuation and Flexible Working Arrangements

Based at the Melbourne CBD campus, but will be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University

About RMIT

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 95,000 students and 10,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Their purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for their students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.

About You

The Equitable Learning Advisor is responsible for determining the support needs of students with a wide range of disabilities, long-term illnesses and/or mental health conditions, as well as primary carers of someone with a disability, so students can participate equitably in their study program. This involves working closely with students and academic, teaching and professional staff from across the University.

To thrive in this role, you will understand disability-related legislative and regulatory frameworks, have the desire to contribute and impact our RMIT community and well-developed verbal and written communication skills to influence, liaise and negotiate closely with a variety of stakeholders across the University. 

To be successful in this position, you’ll also have: 

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and/or relevant experience at a similar level. 
  • Demonstrated ability to foster independence amongst tertiary students with disabilities, long-term illnesses and/or mental health conditions.
  • Ability to assess the learning impacts of students and determine reasonable adjustments, including the application of assistive technology, to support them to succeed in their studies. 
  • Understanding of inclusive practice approaches in teaching and assessment. 
  • Strong organisational skills, including a demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and work effectively and efficiently under pressure. 
  • Ability to work independently and to contribute positively and proactively to the team’s work. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
  • Understanding and commitment to diversity, inclusion and reconciliation.
  • Able to pass a Working with Children Check.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description or contact Diana Ruiz via email

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Applications close: Monday 6 December 2021