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Education Sector Project Officer

  • NFP Salary Packaging options; work/life balance
  • Full-time fixed term position until 31 May 2021
  • Leading organisation in youth mental health

Are you a Project Officer with the ability to support various education sector projects focussed on international students? Here’s your chance to help improve access and support for students experiencing mental ill-health! 

About the role and its impact

We are seeking applications for a part-time Education Sector Project Officer. This position is fixed term position available until 31 May 2021.

Based at Parkville, you will initially commence work remotely from home. All applications will be accepted within the state. You must have confidential home office space and reliable internet connection.

We believe that all young people deserve to grow into adulthood with optimal mental health. Everything we do is focused on that outcome, pioneering new, positive approaches to the prevention and treatment of mental disorders.

As the Education Sector Project Officer, your contribution will be to support various education sector projects focussed on international students, and to to ensure timely implementation of project activities. You will work closely with an international student Peer Worker to support students engaging in various working groups and training activities. Providing administrative support to the Project Manager, you will also engage with various stakeholders including education providers, international students, mental health services and government departments.

As a guide, remuneration of $60,000 - $65,000 per annum is offered, dependent on skills and experience; NFP generous salary sacrificing opportunities are also available to the successful candidate.

Please refer to the Position Description below for the selection criteria and other duties, skills and experience required for this position. 

About you

As the Education Sector Project Officer, you will have:

  • Previous office administration or project support experience
  • Strong time management skills with an ability to meet project deadlines effectively
  • Capacity to develop and maintain positive stakeholder relationships
  • A general understanding of organisations that support the health and wellbeing of young people
  • Capacity to undertake accurate data collection and report writing tasks. 

About us

Orygen is the world’s leading research and knowledge translation organisation focusing on mental ill-health in young people. Find out more on our website.

Orygen is an equal opportunity employer. We are dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining our staff irrespective of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. We strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

Orygen is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that supports employees to achieve their career goals without compromising their life goals. With this in mind Orygen offers a range of employment benefits including generous paid leave, flexible work arrangement, access to NFP salary packaging and an employee assistance program.

For a private and confidential discussion, please contact Gina Chinnery at gina.chinnery@orygen.org.au, using the subject line: Education Sector Project Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.  

Orygen reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible.

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