Cultural Immersion Facilitator

Curtin University of Technology
May 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Job Reference: 1193717

Curtin University considers that being an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under section 50(d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA). Therefore, only applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people will be considered.

Your new role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cultural Immersion Facilitator to join the Cultural Capability team and support the Lead, Indigenous Cultural Capability in delivering activities as part of the Indigenous Cultural Capabilities Framework (ICCF). You will be primarily responsible for facilitating Cultural Capability programs offered to students, staff and external organisations. This position provides an opportunity to work in a supportive team at Curtin, where our connection to the land and cultural heritage is highly valued. Engaging with the community, you will have the chance to expand your cultural knowledge and contribute significantly to raising awareness of Indigenous history at Curtin.

Whilst this is a full-time permanent position, we encourage two people join the team in a part time capacity.

In this role, you will:

  • Assist with the development and delivery of programs aimed at improving access to higher education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Deliver On Country Cultural Capability experiences to Curtin University staff, students and external organisations.
  • Assist with the development of On Country Cultural Immersion experiences.
  • Provide administration support to the Cultural Capability team.
  • We are looking for (the ideal candidate):

  • Completion of a relevant degree and experience in the development and delivery of Indigenous Cultural Immersion programs; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Previous experience in facilitating training programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the local Indigenous history and culture
  • An awareness and understanding of the issues that impact on Indigenous people in contemporary society.
  • High level interpersonal and liaison skills with the ability to engage with and build relationships with external partners.
  • Qualification in First Aid or willingness to obtain (highly desired).
  • Ability to work outside of normal office hours, which could potentially include weekends and public holidays.
  • To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Jayde Conway, Indigenous Cultural Capability Lead on 0468 549 465. Why Choose Us? Our staff are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide Australia and the world with quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a friendly place where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are a part of everyday life.

    Our vibrant Bentley campus situated on the Traditional lands of the Whadjuk Noongar people includes a gym, childcare, medical centre, art gallery, hotel, endless food options including a supermarket, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, accessible parking, and excellent public transport connections.

  • Global Excellence : Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Adaptable Work Environment : Embrace flexibility with a role based at our Bentley campus.
  • Rewards Beyond Salary : Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) and customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise.
  • Time Well-Spent : Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Curtin University Leave (2 days), Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. Plus, access to Long Service Leave after 7 years of continuous service (65 days/13-week entitlement for full-time staff).
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leave, including (5 days paid and 10 days Leave without pay) or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and a language allowance for Indigenous staff using Traditional Language in recognition of the cultural skillset and contributions Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees bring to the University,
  • Recognition for Prior Service : Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
  • Health and Wellness : Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin's wellbeing locations at https: //
  • For more information about our university visit www.

    Join us!

    Please provide a cover letter, and your CV to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

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    Applications close: 3.30 pm on 17th May 2024

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin's satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check. If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1), quoting the reference number.

    Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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