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30 Oct 2019

Administrative Education Officer (readvertised)

Are you a talented administrator/EA/PA seeking to broaden your skills and experience? Does the opportunity to play an integral role, supporting both a Program Manager and Project Lead in a friendly and collaborative education team delivering interactive and high quality learning appeal to you?

Would you like to gain educational administration experience within the growing healthcare industry?

  • Varied and interesting administrative role
  • Great opportunity to further your experience in education in the health sector
  • Generous not-for-profit salary packaging options available.

Full time, maximum term contract to 30th June 2020

We are seeking an experienced person with a strong focus upon client service to join our team based in Parkville to work across a range of interesting educational initiatives to upskill our current and future cancer workforce across Melbourne and Victoria which includes:

  • VCCC annual student intern program in the area of cancer clinical trials across multiple partner sites

  • Supporting the co-ordination and development of our exciting new online Master of Cancer Sciences course (one of only three cancer sciences programs globally) in partnership with the University of Melbourne 

This role has diverse responsibilities and provides the opportunity to liaise with a range of stakeholders within the VCCC alliance and across both programs including:  

  • Coordination of multiple working group meetings, preparation of agendas, minutes, coordination of recruitment and orientation processes as well as monitoring intern progress 

  • Managing online resource portal for clinical trials and online systems associated with our online Masters Program. 
About You

To be successful in this role, you will be adaptable and enjoy a variable and fast-paced working environment. You will be super organised, great at following through and communicating progress and will take pride in your attention to detail. 

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a history of developing effective working relationships at all levels, undaunted by working closely with academics, clinicians and researchers.  You will have a "can do" approach and use your proven initiative to keep activities, processes and stakeholders on track.

Multimedia experience eg Adobe Premiere Pro, Zoom, prior experience with LMS desirable but not essential. Opportunities exist to also learn these valuable skills. 

About the Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre

The VCCC is a powerful alliance of 10 leading research, education and clinical institutions with a shared commitment to working together to advance and accelerate research, treatments and prevention to achieve better outcomes for those affected by cancer.

The tenure of this role is linked to VCCC funding of a four-year agreement to June 2020 with the Department of Health and Human Services. The possibility of further opportunities may also be available in the future, dependent on funding and operational requirements.

Our Team Purpose: Be known for enabling the best research-led cancer care for all. 
Our Values: Collaboration, Integrity, Creativity and Achievement 

Equity & Inclusion

The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment, free from all forms of unlawful discrimination, harassment, bullying, vilification and victimisation.


With the ongoing objective of enhancing relationships across the VCCC Alliance, this position may be able to be arranged as a secondment within a VCCC partner organisation. Employees within the VCCC Alliance are encouraged to contact Caroline Bando Business Partner People & Culture at or 03 855 98789 (Thursday and Fridays and alternate Tues/Wed) to discuss the possibility of a suitable arrangement.

To Apply:

Applications should consist of your CV a covering letter outlining the key reasons for your interest in the role, and responding to the key selection criteria in the position description on the VCCC website. Applications that do not specifically address the key selection criteria will not be considered. 

Applicants must have permanent residency status to be considered. 

For further information about this role please contact Chris Packer, Clinical Trials Workforce Development Manager VCCC at 8559 8625.

Please lodge your application via Seek, no later than COB Monday 18 November 2019.

Previous candidates are not required to apply.