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Hours: 5 days (38 hours) per week (negotiable)

Remuneration: $77,000 - $79,500 p.a., classified at SCHCADS Award Level 6 (YACVic pays above award rates)

Status: 12-month, fixed-term contract, with potential to be ongoing, subject to funding Based in Melbourne CBD, with regular metropolitan and regional travel

Location: Based in Melbourne CBD


Play a pivotal role at the forefront of education change in Victoria!

Skilfully navigating the Victorian education and youth sectors, you will work in partnership with the VicSRC Student Executive to advocate in the best interests of school-aged students. Your advocacy or campaigning experience, networking ability and understanding of policy change will ensure the continuing success of our unique organisation.

We are looking for someone passionate about the power of students to spark action, who will work collaboratively to implement our new strategic plan. This is an opportunity to take on a leadership role with a small but growing team who believe in the power of student voice.

The VicSRC Executive Officer is accountable and reports to the Student Executive team. Executive meetings are held monthly on a Saturday afternoon.

The VicSRC Executive Officer leads a small and dedicated staff team that works with and on behalf of school-aged students to advocate for student voice and policy priority areas identified by students and empower, facilitate and co-ordinate action by students around the state.

Employment conditions:

YACVic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

YACVic promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children and young people, including those with a disability, those who are Aboriginal or those from refugee or migrant backgrounds. We take child protection very seriously.  All employees are subject to screening and assessment against child safety standards, including rigorous background, identity and reference checks. The successful applicant will require a current Working with Children Check and Police Check (costs reimbursed) and must agree to adhere to our child safe policy and code of conduct. 


Applications should be addressed to Leo Fieldgrass, YACVic Deputy CEO, and emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with ‘VicSRC Executive Officer’ in the subject line and must include:

  • a brief cover letter/email stating where you saw the job advertised
  • your resume, including contact details for a minimum of two referees, including your last line manager (we will not contact referees without your permission)
  • a separate document detailing your response to each selection criteria, as stated in the position description

Applications close 2pm Monday 27 March. NB: the application period for this role has been extended. Previous applicants will be contacted after the new closing date if they have been shortlisted for interview. 

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29 March in Melbourne CBD.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Leo Fieldgrass on 03 9267 3788 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  


document VicSRC Executive Officer PD updated March 2017 (70 KB)

pdf VicSRC Executive Officer PD updated March 2017 (216 KB)

YACVic has a number of partner agencies. For more information click on the logos below.

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