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Student Rights Officer – Higher Degrees by Research (HDR)

RMIT University Student Union – RUSU

$84,089 Full time equivalent ($67,271 for 0.8 FTE) + Superannuation

Applications close 5:00pm Sunday 19 August 2018

An opportunity has arisen for a Student Rights Officer position within a fast-paced, challenging, student-focused organisation. Your skills in the area of casework, advocacy, outreach, events and support will be utilised to represent students in a complex and challenging university/higher education environment.

Key Features


RMIT University Student Union (RUSU) is seeking a highly-motivated advocate who is passionate about student rights, welfare & equity issues. The focus of this role is on providing resources and support and advocating for Higher Degrees by Research students when dealing with concerns related to educational, equity and academic matters within RMIT. The position involves a substantial amount of casework and direct advocacy.

This position works closely with and resources the elected Postgraduate Officer and will involve delivering outreach campaigns and social/networking events for postgraduate students. Applicants must be skilled at working under pressure, multitasking and have advocacy, casework and outreach/events experience.


Selection Criteria

The full selection criteria can be found on pages 5-6 of the Position Description.


Advice to applicants:

For applications to be considered they MUST include:
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