- 2 Positions (Negotiable)
- Fixed Term until December 2024 | 1.6FTE Total (Individual Capacity Negotiable)
- Higher Education Officer Level 5 | $77,686 - $85,736 p.a.
- Location: Katherine (Jawoyn, Dagoman and Wardaman Country)
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About Flinders Rural and Remote Health NT
At Flinders Rural and Remote Health NT, our aim is to be a hub for innovative health research, education, and workforce development across the Northern Territory. We engage with students, community, and stakeholders to provide critical programs, such as the Northern Territory Medical Program, Paramedicine, Rural Clinical School, and the University Department of Rural Health.
Our postgraduate education pathways (Remote Health Practice program), provides workforce development through Indigenous health and clinical skills training, and we have a community driven research program led by researchers committed to improving health outcomes. We work alongside Poche SA+NT focusing on Indigenous leadership capacity development and developing the Indigenous health workforce. All activities are driven by our values which focus on the long-term and short-term needs of the NT community.
Flinders in Katherine (Jawoyn, Dagoman and Wardaman Country)
Katherine / Jawoyn, Dagoman and Wardaman Country is the third largest town in the NT. We aim to improve the health outcomes of people in remote communities through high-quality education, training, and research with a focus on Remote Health. The Katherine campus has offices and teaching and meeting facilities at O’Keefe House on the Katherine District Hospital grounds.
About the Role
This is an exciting, flexible opportunity for two individuals to join the Flinders Rural and Remote team in Katherine. Under general direction, the Campus Administrators will be responsible for working together to support the day-to-day operational functions of the campus including student placement and accommodation bookings, preparation of teaching spaces and supporting the Director of the Katherine Campus and other staff as necessary. A willingness to be involved at all levels of operational activities as required as well as engage with internal and external stakeholders is critical to the successful performance of this position as is a commitment to social accountability and a willingness to be a key member in a large geographically dispersed team.
You will have well developed interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with students and staff, as well as key stakeholders in order for them to feel welcomed and encouraged to participate in the events and activities provided by the Katherine facility. You will have effective prioritisation skills and will be able to manage and be responsible for the maintenance of accommodation and fleet vehicles at the facility.
To be successful within this position, you will also demonstrate:
- Completion of a diploma or degree qualification in a relevant field OR an equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training.
- Well-developed organisational and administrative skills with demonstrated ability to prioritise work, meet deadlines and use initiative in a busy work environment.
- Well-developed computing skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook with an ability to quickly become proficient with other programs as required.
- Commitment to Flinders Rural and remote health social accountability mandate and to the principles of affirmative action for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and students.
Life at Flinders
We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.
Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?
- 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
- Flexible working arrangements
- Wide range of professional development activities and services
- We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
- 6 weeks annual leave.
Prescribed Conditions for Employment
- A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
- Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
- Northern Territory Government legislation (the Care and Protection of Children Act 2007) now requires all individuals in child related employment or whose duties involve, or are likely to involve, contact with a child, to hold a valid 'Working with Children Clearance' (Ochre Card). This position involves child related work and is assessed as requiring a Working with Children Clearance/Ochre Card.
- A Northern Territory Driver’s Licence is required.
How to Apply and Information
- You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
- For more information regarding this position, please contact Gill Paynter or Amy Schultz.
- Please see here for our Reconciliation Action Plan
- Please see here for our Indigenous Workforce Strategy
Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.
Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:
26 Sept 2023
At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.