First Nations Health Project Officer, Indigenous Applicants Only

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Location
Melbourne, Australia
Posted
14 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2020
Ref
0051057
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Part Time

First Nations Health Project Officer to work in improving medical education and the profile of Indigenous knowledge within the Doctor of Medicine (MD) course.

Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences
Department/School: Melbourne Medical School
Salary: $73,396 - $84,303 (UOM 5)
Role & Superannuation rate: Professional - Part time - 17% super

Only Indigenous Australians are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the Special Measure Provision, Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2011 (Vic).

We are seeking a First Nations Health Project Officer who will work in improving medical education and the profile of Indigenous knowledge within the Doctor of Medicine (MD) course.

About the role

In 2010 The University of Melbourne implemented a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and are now in the second phase of RAP2. The Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences (MDHS) Indigenous Development team has successfully led a range of projects responding to the RAP and RAP2 over the past six years.

We are seeking a First Nations Health Project Officer who will work in collaboration with, and provide support to the Director of First Nations Health in the Department of Medical Education, Faculty of MDHS, in improving medical education and the profile of Indigenous knowledge within the Doctor of Medicine (MD) course.

The Incumbent will be required to build upon key areas of Partnerships, Cultural Recognition, Teaching and Learning Strategies, Research, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student support and engagement across the MD.

This position is considered to be a professional development position within which the incumbent will receive training and mentoring in order to enhance their prospects of future employment within the Melbourne Medical School or wider university.

About you

  • An appropriate tertiary qualification or demonstrated relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience, education and training
  • Demonstrated experience in project development in particular Health or Educational projects, including ability to identify needs, design and implement projects and to take initiative to create innovative solutions to problems.
  • Demonstrated familiarity, sensitivity and respect for the diverse needs, aspirations and cultures of Indigenous societies
  • Advanced level of proficiency using standard application software such as the Microsoft Office suite (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), process mapping applications and large integrated databases.

Position Description

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Applications close: 04 Oct 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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