Indigenous Communication Projects Officer

Brisbane (Suburb), South East Queensland (AU)
20 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time


Salary is $74,663 per annum full-time equivalent ($29,865 per annum for this 0.4 FTE appointment) plus superannuation and salary packaging.

Duration of Appointment:

This is a part-time 0.4 FTE appointment for 9 months.

What we offer:

  • Salary Packaging
  • Bonus Superannuation
  • Supportive/collaborative team environment
  • State of the art facilities
  • Stimulating work setting focused on cutting edge medical research

To Apply:

Submit an online application at:

Further Information:


Greg Pratt on (07) 3845 3952 or

Closing Date:

25 August 2017

About the team:

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Program, provide support and leadership to research involving Indigenous Australians. The program supports researchers explore the capacity for their work to benefit the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The program is principally responsible for coordination of a suite of workforce development, research, communication and governance strategies. Consultation and engagement with stakeholders and regional champions, forms a large part of program work.

Role Purpose / Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manager for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research, you will be responsible for organising and coordinating:

  • Regional Queensland High School Lecture Series;
  • Regional Queensland Health Service and Research Sector Consultations;
  • NAIDOC Week Celebrations;
  • Indigenous Health Public Forums; and
  • Targeted Community and Service Sector Consultations.

About you: 

People of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will possess highly developed project management skills; specifically as they relate to the proposal, planning, implementation, evaluation and delivery of quality, time limited projects.

Experience working with the Indigenous community, health service and research sector of Queensland and in a collaborative manner are essential to this role.

Knowledge and an appreciation of the body of evidence with respect to youth engagement in relation to Education Queensland and the STEM initiative are desirable.

This role requires an ability to work autonomously to deliver outputs on time and to an agreed standard.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate through their work history and references, an ability to work in a supportive manner as part of a small team who respect and appreciate diversity, individuality and integrity and who share responsibility for program success.