Casual Graphic Designer - Indigenous Health (Identified s25)

University of Queensland
April 07, 2024
Offerd Salary:$58.22 to $62.46
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  • UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health

  • Opportunity open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only

  • Support graphic design for a range of projects surrounding Indigenous Health

  • Casual role

  • Based at the centrally located Toowong office, with nearby access to the Toowong train station and regular bus routes

  • About the UQ Poche Centre

    We are an Indigenous-led health research centre focusing on Indigenous ways of knowing, being and doing. We undertake multidisciplinary research to enhance understanding of diverse health issues affecting Indigenous peoples, reduce health inequity and improve health outcomes.

    In addition, we aim to nurture the next generation of Indigenous research leaders. As part of UQ's commitment to research excellence, we are proud to provide our staff with access to grant writing support, greater research funding opportunities, and post-fellowship contracts via our UQ Amplify initiative. You'll also have the opportunity to connect with UQ's broader Indigenous network of approximately 150 academic and professional staff members, as well as our student and alumni networks.

    Want to know more about life as part of the UQ Poche Centre team? Watch a video here.

    About This Opportunity

    This is a great opportunity for a Graphic Designer to join the Poche Centre on a casual basis. In this role, you will work across a range of projects surrounding Indigenous Health.

    As the Graphic Designer, you will work with our Marketing and Communications Advisor and Senior Community Engagement Officer to develop and deliver a range of end-to-end graphic design projects, including oversight of design, postproduction workflow and file management, editing, studio and production.

    Key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Developing and producing digital content

  • Conceptualising, developing and pitching ideas for creative multimedia/digital content

  • Developing a project-specific work plan of activity

  • Forging internal relationships and communicating effectively with key stakeholders

  • Providing design solutions for a variety of digital and print collateral

  • Leading the creative execution of digital asset production

  • Preparing digital files and liaising with suppliers to manage the production process

  • This is a casual position at HEW level 6, with an hourly rate in the range of $58.22 to $62.46, plus superannuation of 11%. As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.

    About You

    You will be able to demonstrate advanced knowledge of digital media production, planning and direction, and have demonstrated experience in all areas of graphic design, as well as significant experience developing content for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander audiences.

    In addition, you will demonstrate:

  • A relevant qualification and/or extensive experience and specialist expertise in the area of graphic design and digital content creation.

  • Highly competent in the development of graphic design and digital content development.

  • Demonstrated skills in editing and post-production tasks to prepare digital content for publishing.

  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of digital media trends or the demonstrated ability to rapidly acquire such knowledge.

  • Extensive experience developing content for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander audiences.

  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision, and as part of a team.

  • Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Effective interpersonal, communication skills and time/task management skills.

  • The University of Queensland considers that being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act

    1991(Qld). The position is therefore only open to Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Successful candidates are required to provide evidence to confirm that they are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person.

    In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.
  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Heather Young, Poche Centre Manager, at [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Sunday 7th April 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-36919).

    Please note applications will be reviewed as received. Candidates may be interviewed prior to the job closing date. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible. The University of Queensland reserves the right to close this application process early.

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