Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Program 2018

Adelaide, Australia
08 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the University

The University of South Australia is committed to improving the education and life opportunities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. UniSA was the first Australian University to make a public commitment to the achievement of reconciliation between Aboriginal Australians and non-indigenous Australians and in 2014, became the first University in South Australia to launch its own Reconciliation Action Plan. This commitment extends into all the University’s endeavours, including the recruitment and development of its workforce.

About the program

UniSA provides Aboriginal graduates with the opportunity to build on the graduate qualities and competencies acquired as part of their studies and provides an opportunity to gain a broad range of business experiences, diverse skills and an understanding of the business of the University to build their professional profile and skill set.

Skills and Experience

We are looking for graduates who are articulate, have excellent written communication skills and pride themselves on their initiative and organisational ability. During the program, participants will develop administrative, research and project planning skills including the capability to use a broad range of office technology.

Benefits on offer

Our staff at UniSA love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities. The graduate program provides participants with an opportunity to rotate through a range of business areas, with four rotating placements across the University in a range of business units to gain a broad experience. Participants will benefit from individual career support and mentoring, providing a solid foundation for a prosperous career.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and further information, please visit https://unisa.edu.au/grad-program/. To submit an application, please visit https://workingatunisa.nga.net.au/. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only. For further information, please contact Deanne Hanchant-Nichols on +618 8302 2202 or via email to Deanne.Hanchant-Nichols@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 5:00 pm Wednesday 31 January 2018

Please note: Applications will only be considered from persons of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent for this position, under special measures pursuant to Section 56 part 2 of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act 1984 (as amended) (SA) and the University of South Australia Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy Yaitya Warpulai Tappa: Giving New Impetus to UniSA’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy.

Important Information:

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In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

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  • the name and contact details of at least two confidential work-related referees
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  • your CV/resume
  • your responses to ONLY the selection criteria listed in the online application form.
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How to apply:

Applications must be lodged online through Working at UniSA. If you experience any difficulty lodging your application visit FAQs.

For further support contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email recruitment@unisa.edu.au and you will receive a response within one working day.

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