Student Success and Engagement Officer
OPEN TO ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE - ONLY
- KURONGKURL KATITJIN
- $82,658 to $89,180 pa (HEW 6)
- SALARY RATES EFFECTIVE AS OF 8 JANUARY 2021
- FULL-TIME, 12 MONTH FIXED-TERM CONTRACT, SOUTH-WEST CAMPUS (BUNBURY)
The purpose of the Kurongkurl Katitjin Centre for Indigenous Australian Education and Research is to transform lives and enrich society through meaningful community engagement, innovative student support, high quality teaching, impactful research and cultural leadership.
The Centre is an integral part of the University providing a range of services that include:
- High quality support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
- Teaching expertise across the University’s Courses both at the undergraduate and post graduate level
- Research leadership within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander context
- High-level advice and cultural leadership across the University
- Support and leadership to the academic body with regard to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander matters
Reporting to the Manager, Kurongkurl Katitjin, this position, based at the South West Campus is responsible for actively participating in and delivering student recruitment activities and services, as well as providing dedicated support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying at Edith Cowan University.
The successful candidate will have:
- Experience working in Higher Education sector or a related field with transferrable skills
- Demonstrated experience in case management of individuals, identifying their support needs and developing relevant action plans
- Strong rapport to form positive working relationships with all internal stakeholders as well as external stakeholders/communities
- Attention to detail and a proven ability to deliver quality service
The successful applicant will need to provide a current and up-to-date WA Working with Children clearance.
Benefits & Remuneration
This full time, 12 month fixed-term position, attracts remuneration of $82,658 to $89,180 pa (HEW6) plus superannuation. Salary rates effective as of the 8th January 2021.
ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.
ECU has an Award-winning Health and Wellness Program and an extensive range of staff benefits across entertainment, financial, health, travel and consumer goods and services.
For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities Overview website.
Interested applicants are welcome to call Professor Braden Hill (Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Equity and Indigenous) on 08 6304 3101 or Tracey Taraia (Manager, Kurongkurl Katitjin) on 08 9370 6618 for more information.
How to Apply
Upload your CV along with a statement (maximum 2 pages) addressing the capabilities within the Position Description, giving clear examples of how you demonstrate these capabilities.
Applications close on WEDNESDAY 2 DECEMBER 2020 at 11:30 pm AWST.
Interviews to take place week commencing 7 December 2020, with an early January 2021 start
PLEASE NOTE: IT IS A GENUINE REQUIREMENT FOR THIS POSITION THAT THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE IDENTIFY AS ABORIGINAL OR TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER AS PER SECTION 50D OF THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ACT 1984.
ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address under representation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.