Project Officer, Reconciliation Statement

Logan, Australia
The total FTE package will be in the range $117,663 - $132,369 per annum.
29 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • 68 University Dr, Meadowbrook QLD 4131, Australia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Creating a brighter future for all

Griffith University is a values-led university dedicated to learning, leadership and innovation. This is your chance to help us achieve our vision to transform lives and add to human knowledge and understanding in a way that creates a future that benefits all.

Since opening in 1975, Griffith has grown from one campus and 451 students to become a comprehensive, multi-campus institution, with 50,000 students and more than 200,000 graduates.

As Griffith approaches our 50th anniversary in 2025, we remain steadfast in being a leading university of influence and impact. Griffith recognises the unique place of First Peoples in our history and culture and the importance of respecting Indigenous knowledges, culture and talent.

Job Description

Join the Pro Vice Chancellor (Indigenous) team to deliver Griffith’s commitment to Reconciliation.

The Pro Vice Chancellor (Indigenous) (PVC(I) works with colleagues across the University to successfully enable all aspects of Indigenous engagement, learning and teaching, and research innovation, in support of Griffith’s strategic commitments.

This year, Griffith launched its Reconciliation Statement - a public declaration of our commitment to promoting an environment valuing the cultures, knowledges and contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

As Project Officer, you will:

  • Coordinate and drive the implementation of the Reconciliation Statement across the University
  • Be a key liaison and facilitate the embedding of Reconciliation into operational planning, processes and practices and the delivery of reconciliation action across Griffith.

This is a full-time fixed term (3 year) position based at the Logan campus. 

The full time equivalent base salary will be HEW Level 8 range $100,567 - $113,136 per annum + 17% superannuation. The total FTE package will be in the range $117,663 - $132,369 per annum.


The occupant of this position will postgraduate qualifications or progress towards postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education/training in a large complex organisation or in the higher education sector.

In addition to the above, you will demonstrate:

  • Experience in engaging in Reconciliation in education settings
  • Project coordination skills including project planning, delivery and reporting.
  • Highly developed organisational and communication skills as you will be interacting with a wide range of stakeholders, both internal and external to Griffith.

Additional information

As a values-led organisation, at Griffith University, we've worked hard to create a dynamic and strong organisational culture. We support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

We offer:

  • Flexible working options and genuine work-life balance.
  • Salary packaging options & corporate health discounts.
  • Generous leave entitlements including paid parental leave.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. For more information please visit our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion page.

Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM)

How to apply

Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • A covering statement outlining your suitability for the role 
  • Current curriculum vitae, including name and contact details

or further information specifically about this role, please contact Rachel Bastin, Senior Portfolio Manager, Office of PVC (Indigenous), on

For application and recruitment advice, please contact Kate Watson, or 07 373 58124.

For application support, please contact People Services on +61 (0) 7 3735 4011 and quote REF721G.

Closing date: Sunday 11th December at 5:00 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.