Indigenous Community Facilitator - Tenterfield

Monash University
February 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:$100,173 - $109,871
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Contract Type:Fixed-term appointme
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Indigenous Community Facilitator - Tenterfield

Job No.: 661940

Location: Tenterfield, New South Wales

Employment Type: Part-time, fraction (0.6)

Duration: Fixed-term appointment until 20 December 2025

Remuneration: Pro-rata of $100,173 - $109,871 pa HEW Level 07 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
  • Join our inclusive, collaborative community
  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen. We make tangible contributions because our purpose is clear; to deliver positive economic, social and environmental impact in resolving the global challenges of our age.

    At the core of achieving this purpose is the diversity of our staff. We welcome and value everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. When you come to work, you can be yourself, be a change-maker and develop your career in exciting ways. This is why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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    The Program

    The Fire to Flourish Program is a partnership between Monash University, It was formed in response to the 2019/2020 Australian bushfires which aims to build resilience in communities experiencing entrenched disadvantage that were affected by the bushfires. The Program brings together a consortium of partners with the University's transdisciplinary research capabilities to work with these communities over a 5-year program to build resilience and develop the connections and leadership to shape their trajectories towards a thriving future through community-led processes.

    The underlying principles for the program are: be community-led; foreground Aboriginal wisdom; enhance inclusion and self-determination; be strengths- based and trauma-informed; be holistic and impactful; learn, adapt and evolve.

    Learn more about Fire to Flourish.

    The Opportunity

    The purpose of the Indigenous Community Facilitator role is to work in close partnership to organise and facilitate meetings, workshops and gatherings of community members. The primary goal is to ensure local perspectives and knowledge are leading resilience and community capacity building activities in the delivery of the Fire to Flourish program.

    The position will be responsible for managing and establishing relationships with key Indigenous stakeholders that will be inclusive of Traditional Owners, community Elders, adults and young people, Land Councils and other relevant Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations.

    The position will see you:

  • Foster informal relationships with the view to building and deepening connections within the community
  • Give voice to the community by enhancing opportunities for a diversity of community perspectives, values and aspirations through meaningful participation
  • Ensuring that resilience building activities are inclusive of Indigenous, Non-Indigenous, young people, seniors, LGQBTI+, CALD and people with disabilities
  • Working as a highly effective member of a team of community facilitators while maintaining a strong community-led focus
  • Only Indigenous Australians are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the Measure Provision, Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2011 (Vic).

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from First Nations people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

    Be part of our story. Work with us to#ChangeIt.

    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    This position will involve travel to remote locations on a daily basis, some of which are not easily accessible via public transport.

    To Apply

    Please submit a current copy of your resume along with a cover letter in which you address how you meet the key selection criteria

    For instructions on how to apply, please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


    Ms Helen Duroux, Community Lead - Fire to Flourish, +61 456 890 353

    Position Description

    Indigenous Community Facilitator

    Closing Date

    Thursday 22 February 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

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    Monash University recognises that its Australian campuses are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Kulin nations, and pays its respects to their elders, past and present.

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