Project Manager, Cultural Competency

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
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

In its Creating a Future for All, Griffith Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025, Griffith has committed to  providing a more coherent framework for creating appropriate cultural training for staff and students.

Join the Pro Vice Chancellor (Indigenous) portfolio to lead and coordinate Griffith’s development and delivery of its cultural competency framework. As Project Manager, you will:

  • Work closely with senior managers across the University to understand the professional development needs of Griffith staff
  • Develop and coordinate the delivery of a range of Indigenous cultural competency training offerings for Griffith staff and students

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 hold a post graduate qualification (or substantial progress towards completion) and/or extensive experience in developing and delivering similar training in similar environments. 

In addition to the above, you will demonstrate:

  • Significant knowledge and experience in the delivery of cultural competency training.
  • Project management skills including project planning, delivery and reporting.
  • Excellent interpersonal, stakeholder engagement and facilitation skills

To perform this role, it is essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement, under section 25 of the Anti -Discrimination Act 1991, that applicants are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

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. 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
  • Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Heritage. We accept an original or notarised copy of a ‘Letter of Confirmation' issued by an incorporated Indigenous organisation and stamped with the organisation’s common seal. Confirmations of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status may be made by an incorporated community organisation, association, or body where the majority of members of the governing body are Aboriginal persons or Torres Strait Islanders or both. 
  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

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 REF719B

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