First Nations Australian Knowledge Broker

Wagga Wagga, Australia
04 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
25 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Work with First Nations community partners to voice issues and concerns
  • Support the development of an inclusive and culturally sensitive culture
  • Network with knowledge brokers and build external relationships

The Role

  • Fixed Term (until June 2024), Full Time
  • $89,515 to $97,809 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Wagga Wagga

The First Nations Australian Knowledge Broker is responsible for providing high level input into the Hubs strategic planning to ensure that the co-design processes remain inclusive of, and sensitive to the issues and concerns of First Nations Australians throughout the Hub footprint.

The position will lead knowledge sharing around drought responses, resistance/adaptation to drought and the impact of drought on the social and emotional wellbeing of First Nations Australians throughout the Hub footprint.

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

This is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander position under section 14 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977. Please be aware you may be asked to provide confirmation of Indigenous Australian Identity.

To be successful you will have:

  • Be an indigenous Australian
  • A degree with relevant skills, training and/ or experience relevant to the role
  • Highly developed oral, written and interpersonal communication skills appropriate to engaging with diverse audiences
  • Ability to manage complex tasks and competing demands

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted 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 a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Southern NSW Drought Hub is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment. Charles Sturt University leads a consortium to deliver user-centred innovation, research, commercialisation and adoption as part of the Australian Government's Future Drought Fund

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

Further Information

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

Cindy Cassidy | Director, Southern NSW Drought Hub | | Ph: 0438 566 768

Closing Date: 11 pm, 25 January 2022

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