Senior Consultant, Diversity and Inclusion

Melbourne, Australia
29 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full Time, Fixed Term role until 18th January 2019
  • $91,330 - $ 104,909 + 9.5% Superannuation
  • Be responsible for the continuing development of Diversity and Inclusion strategies


As the Senior Consultant, Diversity and Inclusion you will apply your expertise in diversity and inclusion, including gender equality to help build and promote a workplace where all staff feel valued, engaged and supported.

You will also have the opportunity to work on the development and implementation of a range of organisational diversity and inclusion initiatives, including the University’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice application and associated actions.


You will be someone who is passionate about diversity and inclusion, and able to influence others to take action. You will have high level expertise in project management, research and analysis, communications and stakeholder engagement. Your experience working in complex environments will enable you to deliver best practice initiatives that respond to multiple organisational needs.

To succeed, you will possess:

  • A post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline, or an equivalent alternate combination of relevant knowledge, training and/or experience.
  • Ability to apply theoretical knowledge, management and policy expertise to bring together diverse and sometimes conflicting information to solve new or one off problems.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of organisational wide gender equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives.
  • Demonstrated high level of self-motivation and personal management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to negotiate, motivate, influence, build relationships and manage multiple stakeholders to achieve stated outcomes.
  • Excellent written communication and analytical skills with experience in drafting policies, procedures, project documentation and materials for a range of audiences.

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.

Women, Aboriginal Australian and Torres Strait Islander and people from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply

Closing date: 11pm Sunday 10th December 2017

Position Enquiries: Position Enquiries: Natalie Grodzki; Deputy Director, Organisational Development TEL: (03) 979 5422 or Email:


La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact Senior Recruitment Business Partner Justin Bolton on +61 (03) 9479 1073

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for job no 553171 under current vacancies.


About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turns 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges. Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

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