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Indigenous Careers Officer (Identified), Ngarara Willim Centre


Job Description:

~~* Fixed-term, full-time position for 1 year (Identified Indigenous role*)

* Salary Level HEW 6 ($83,455 - $90,325 p.a + 17% Superannuation) and Flexible Working Arrangements

* Based at the RMIT City campus at our Ngarara Willim Centre

About RMIT

RMIT offerS life-changing experiences for our students, to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT's leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

About the Office of Indigenous Education and Engagement

RMIT is committed to becoming the education provider and employer of choice for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

The Office is responsible for providing the leadership and strategic direction for RMIT's whole-of-university approach to reconciliation and engagement efforts and activities.

About the role

The Indigenous Careers Officer will build on our Career and employment services provided to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students during their study and career journey.

The position is responsible for the delivery of careers advice and individual learning plan to students. The position will drive engagement activities with employers and industry partners building on opportunities for students and will continue to connect with our Deadly Alumni cohort.

See our video here by Jordan Carter talking about working in the Ngarara Willim Centre https://videomy.co/Mbo9Dsb

About You

To be successful in this position, you'll have as a minimum:

* Relevant work experience within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

* Knowledge of the labour market, the VE & Higher Education sector.

* Knowledge of issues faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities regarding education and employment.

* Ability to effectively liaise with clients and stakeholders in building and maintaining relationships.

* Highly developed and confident communication skills for consulting with employers and key stakeholders and for counselling students with complex needs.

* mature outlook with team orientation and ability to work autonomously.

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Indigenous Careers Officer (Identified)


A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and/or an equivalent level of expertise in providing support and services to students

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.

*This is an Aboriginal Designated Position, classified under 'special measures' of section 12 of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act 2010.

Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply. Proof of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is required.

Information for Indigenous Applicants

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter outlining your suitability for the position and click on the 'Apply' link below.

For further information about this position, please see Position Description below or contact Nicole Shanahan, Manager Indigenous Student Education via email nicole.shanahan@rmit.edu.au

Applications close on Sunday 2 October 2022 at 11.55pm.


Customer Support: General-Other: Customer Support-Client Care
Education: University
Human Resources: General-Other: Human Resources, Recruiting-Sourcing

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Full time


Australia and Oceania,----Melbourne, Vic, Australia


Indigenous Careers Officer (Identified), Ngarara Willim Centre


Consultant, Human Resources




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