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First Nations Australian Knowledge Broker - First Nations Identified Position

Reference no: 495597
Work type: Fixed Term - Part Time
Location: Other, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Wagga Wagga
Categories: Indigenous Identified, Indigenous Targeted, Project Management, Professional

  • Work with First Nations community partners to voice issues and concerns
  • Play a lead role in knowledge sharing to achieve results
  • Enjoy the benefits of a large community minded organisation and a friendly, flexible work environment

The Role

  • Fixed term (up to June 2024), Part Time (17.5 hours per week)
  • Level 7 - $45,652 to $49,883 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Wagga Wagga (other locations within the Southern NSW footprint may be considered)

You will be responsible for providing high level input into the Hub’s strategic planning to ensure that the co-design processes remain inclusive of, and sensitive to the issues and concerns of First Nations Australians throughout the Hub footprint.

You will identify the needs of First Nations Australians and lead knowledge sharing around drought responses, resistance/adaptation to drought and the impact of drought on the social and emotional wellbeing of First Nations Australians throughout the Hub footprint.

The role has responsibility for collaboratively implementing the annual work program and ensuring its delivery.

This is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander position under section 14 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977. Please be aware you may be asked to provide confirmation of Indigenous Australian Identity.

To be successful you will have:

  • Identify as an Indigenous Australian
  • A degree or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience
  • Highly developed oral, written and interpersonal communication skills appropriate to engaging with diverse audiences
  • Ability to manage complex tasks and competing demands

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Southern NSW Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment. Charles Sturt University leads a consortium to deliver user-centred innovation, research, commercialisation and adoption as part of the Australian Government's Future Drought Fund

The Hub will empower stakeholders to co-design drought preparedness activities for the region. Hub participants will apply proven drought-resilience research on the ground to improve innovation and adoption across agriculture, small business, industry and the community.

Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. This is demonstrated through our Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice Citation and our Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional Award. Charles Sturt is also a participating member in the Australian Workplace Equality Index. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQA+; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting:

Dale Stringer | Chief Knowledge Broker | | Ph: 0428 409 680

Closing Date: 11pm, 9 August 2022 

Advertised: - AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: - AUS Eastern Standard Time