LHRS Indigenous Academic Coordinator

Bendigo, Australia
04 Feb 2021
End of advertisement period
20 Feb 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
  • Full Time or Part Time options will be considered
  • Based at the Bendigo campus
  • Fixed term until 12th January 2022
  • $95,432 - $112,697 pro rata plus Superannuation*

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

About the role

Play a key role and guide the development of strategies that build academic staff capability and shape a culturally safe workplace. They will promote Indigenous student success and build authentic and enduring relationships with Indigenous communities in each of our regions.

You will maintain a solid working knowledge of La Trobe University’s current policies and processes. They will advocate for the La Trobe Strategic Plan 2020-2030 and the LRHS Statement of Strategic Intent within the school and demonstrate the university’s cultural values of connectedness, innovation, accountability and care. They will represent the school in Indigenous forums at a university level, regionally, nationally and internationally. Importantly, the Indigenous Academic Coordinator will partner with relevant staff in the College of Science, Health and Education and central services including the Indigenous Strategy and Education Unit (ISE) to ensure seamless service delivery.

The Candidate

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).


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

 How to Apply

Closing date: 11 pm Sunday 20th February 2021

Position Enquiries: Justin Bolton j.bolton@latrobe.edu.au

Please submit an online application and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter, including your preference for Full Time or Part Time employment.
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We encourage people with a disability, lived experience of disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this position

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Recruitment Partner Justin Bolton on +61 (03) 9479 1073

To apply and to view position description please visit http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs and search for job number 560692 under current vacancies.

* La Trobe University currently has a job protection framework in place whereby there is a salary reduction in place from the Collective Agreement. The amount shown in accurate as at the advertised date and will be subject for review at 30th June 2021