Adviser, First Nations Students - Identified First Nations Position

Charles Sturt University
May 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:$86,574 to $93,642
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Support First Nations students to succeed Dynamic, creative team with a commitment to driving results through collaboration with First Nations communities and organisations Attractive salary plus 17% superannuation The Role Continuing, Full Time (3 positions available) Level 6 - $86,574 to $93,642 pa (plus 17% superannuation) Albury-Wodonga, Goulburn, Port Macquarie (one position at each campus) Under the direction of the Manager, First Nations Student Services, you will be responsible for the collaborative development, and consistent implementation and evaluation, of a range of advisory and advocacy services through First Nations Student Connect. This role provides services with an inclusive and holistic approach, to support transition to University, access to support, and positive student experience for First Nations students. To be successful you will have: Aboriginality including lived experience and understanding of the issues affecting people in contemporary Australian society – your employer considers Aboriginality a genuine occupational qualification for the role in accordance with the Anti-Discrimination Act (s.14(d)). Indigenous Australian cultures and societies appropriate to the position; including lived experience and understanding of the issues affecting people in contemporary Australian society and the diversity of circumstances of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Demonstrated communication and negotiation skills to considerately and effectively work with relevant stakeholders on matters relevant to the delivery of quality higher education to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Demonstrated excellence in the use of inclusive approaches to the provision of services, based upon a thorough understanding of the needs of First Nations people, relevant to the service delivery context. Capacity to effectively and efficiently deliver and support initiatives and case load across multiple sites and mediums and to work with minimal supervision. Demonstrated excellence in customer services and interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication skills. Sound knowledge of technology and experience in the use of online, and flexible solutions in the delivery of services. Satisfactory National Police and Working with Children Checks. About Us The Division of Student Success focuses on delivery of para-academic support for students as well as enabling and transition programs through four key areas: Enabling and Transition Programs, First Nations Pathways, First Nations Student Connect and Student Skills. Through inclusive practices the division builds aspiration levels for higher education, enhances participation in chosen courses of study through retention strategies and enables people to make smooth transitions into university and the workforce. We work collaboratively with faculties and divisions, community, and industry to enhance students' university experience. We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others. We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in. This phrase represents who we are at Charles Sturt University – our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities – to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place. Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world. This is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander position under section 14 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977. Please be aware you may be asked to provide confirmation of Indigenous Australian Identity This position has been targeted for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australians under Charles Sturt University's Indigenous Employment Strategy. Application Requirements and Further Information Charles Sturt University is partnering with Yilabara Solutions. To be considered for one of these opportunities, please apply through SEEK ( Albury-Wodonga , Goulburn , Port Macquarie ), submitting your current resume and a cover letter addressing the essential criteria stated in the position description that demonstrates how you meet the role requirements. Applicants not addressing the essential criteria may not be considered. Applications are to be received by 10:00 am on Wednesday 22 May 2024. Applications will be progressively reviewed prior to the closing date. Additional information is available in the Position Description: Position Description - Albury-Wodonga Position Description - Goulburn Position Description - Port Macquarie or by contacting: Matthew Clarke Ph: 0428 441 400 Closing Date: 10.00 am, 22 May 2024 ( Applications are to be received by 10:00 am on Wednesday 22 May 2024)

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