Monday, December 5 2022
  • Work with First Nations community partners to voice issues and concerns
  • Play a leading role in sharing knowledge to achieve results
  • Enjoy the benefits of a large, community-minded organization and a friendly, flexible work environment

The role

  • Fixed-term (until June 2024), part-time (17.5 hours per week)
  • $45,652 to $49,883 per year (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Wagga Wagga (other locations within the southern NSW footprint may be considered)

You will be responsible for providing high-level input into the strategic planning of the Hubs to ensure co-design processes remain inclusive and responsive to the issues and concerns of First Nations Australians across the Hub’s footprint.

You will identify the needs of First Nations Australians and lead knowledge sharing on drought responses, drought resilience/adaptation and the impact of drought on the social and emotional well-being of First Nations Australians in the entire footprint of the Hub.

The role has responsibility for collaboratively implementing the annual work program and ensuring its delivery.

This is a post identified as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander under Section 14 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977. Please note that you may be asked to provide confirmation of Aboriginal Australian identity.

To be successful, you will:

  • Identify yourself as an Indigenous Australian
  • A degree or equivalent level of knowledge acquired through any other combination of education, training and/or experience
  • Highly developed oral, written and interpersonal communication skills appropriate for interacting with diverse audiences
  • Ability to handle complex tasks and competing demands

Application requirements

Candidates must apply online and meet the selection criteria in the job description. If you are having difficulty applying online or for more information on how to apply, please visit our How to register page or Contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing visionary people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work with industry, communities and students to create new ideas, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Southern New South Wales Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Center is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment. Charles Sturt University is leading a consortium to deliver user-centric innovation, research, commercialization and adoption under the Australian Government’s Future Drought Fund

The Hub will allow stakeholders to co-design drought preparedness activities for the region. Hub participants will apply proven drought resilience research to the field to improve innovation and adoption in agriculture, small business, industry and the community.

Charles Sturt University offers excellent work-life balance, professional development opportunities, and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated by our Agency for Gender Equality in the Workplace Employer of Choice citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member of the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged by Indigenous Australians; disabled people ; women (especially for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian citizens and permanent residents; or candidates who hold a valid work visa corresponding to this position.

Further information

Additional information is available in the Job Description or by contacting:

Dale Stringer | Chief Knowledge Broker | [email protected] | Such. : 0428 409 680

Closing Date: 11 p.m., August 9, 2022

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