Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Marketing Project Officer

Job Reference No:

2544/19

Reference No: 2544/19

Western Sydney University

Applications Closing: Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 23:30

Western Sydney University’s Office of Marketing and Communication leads activity to develop the image, branding, positioning and marketing of the University, ensuring its desired strategic position is clearly communicated internally and externally.

The Teams provide guidance and assistance in the areas of Brand, Marketing and Advertising, iMedia and Design, Internal Communications, Media and Public Relations, Print Services, Social Media and Web Services.

We are currently seeking two highly motivated and enthusiastic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Marketing Project Officers to ensure the success and enhancement of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement programs for high school students.

The role contributes to planning, program development and evaluation while building and maintain effective stakeholder relationships. The Project Officer prepares and monitors work plans and program schedules, organises and runs a range of, meetings, presentations and events (both in high schools and on campus), develops and delivers in-school learning activities and undertakes program promotion.

To be successful in this role, you will:

Have a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline and/or demonstrated relevant experience in project management, program delivery and/or service provision, preferably in the Education sector

Demonstrate a high level understanding and knowledge of the range of issues and challenges faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander(s) Australians in relation to accessing higher education

Have well developed written, verbal and interpersonal skills, including ability to liaise and build positive relationships with a diverse range of people and organisations

Have proven skills in analytical thinking, research and problem solving

Have strong project management and administration skills

Demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team and also individually, with the ability to organise and monitor own workload, prioritise and meet objectives whilst maintaining professionalism, effectiveness and accuracy

This role will suit a hands-on professional who is a team player and can successfully take on multiple challenges. Applicants should be prepared to operate across different campuses and schools and be willing to step outside job boundaries at times in the interest of achieving demanding deadlines and common goals.

This is an identified position and applicants must be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person. Being an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person is a genuine occupational qualification as authorised under Section 14(D) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977 NSW. Applicants must provide their confirmation of identity documentation in their online application at the time of application, as per the requirement of Clause 107 of Western Sydney University’ Recruitment and Selection Policy. Any application that is not fully completed at this time cannot be considered in the Recruitment and Selection process. Please click here to view the policy: http://policies.uws.edu.au/view.current.php?id=00195

There are two full-time, fixed-term positions based at the Penrith Campus (relocating to Hawkesbury in 2019). One position is until 25 October 2019 and the other until 27 March 2020.

Remuneration Package: HEW Level 7 - $104,004 to $112,222 per annum (comprising of base salary $87,885 to $94,829, plus 17% Superannuation, plus Leave Loading).

Position Enquiries: Joshua Mason, j.mason@westernsydney.edu.au or (02) 9678 7539

Closing Date: 11.30pm, Sunday 23 June 2019

Details
Category: Media, Communications & Marketing
Field: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
Employment basis: Full-time
Salary Range: $90,001+
Job Location: Western Sydney
About us

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest growing and economically significant Western Sydney region. Boasting 10 campuses— many in CBD locations—and more than 170,000 alumni, 44,000 students and 3,000 staff, the University has 10 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and courses carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry. The University is ranked in the top two per cent of Universities worldwide and as a research leader, 80 per cent of the University’s assessed research is rated at ‘World Standard’ or above.

Position details
Qualifications:

Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or demonstrated relevant experience in project management, program delivery and/or service provision, preferably in the Education sector.

Essential Selection Criteria:
  • This is an identified position undre section 14(D) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act of 1977 and applicants must be Aborginal or Torres Strait Islander Australians.
  • It is a mandatory requirement for any incumbent of this position to have a current NSW employee working with children clearance in accordance with the NSW Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or demonstrated relevant experience in project management, program delivery and/or service provision, preferably in the Education sector.
  • Demonstrated high level knowledge and understanding of the range of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander(s) Australians in relation to education.
  • Well-develop written and computer-mediated communication skills.
  • Excellent oral and interpersonal skills, including the proven ability to liaise and build positive relationshps with a diverse range of people and organisations.
  • Demonstrated high level of analytical, research, and problem-solving skills including an established record of exercising initiative, applying these skills in the development of strategies and developing effective solutions to any problems.
  • Demonstrated high level of organisational and administrative skills including excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under broad direction, as part of a team and also individually, with the ability to organise and monitor own workload, prioritise, undertake necessary follow-up and meet objectives whilst maintaining professionalism, effectiveness and accuracy.

 

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Contact details
Contact Name: Joshua Mason
Contact Email: j.mason@westernsydney.edu.au
Contact Phone: (02) 9678 7539
How to apply

Please click HERE to submit an online application via the Western Sydney University Careers page.

Date posted: 12 June 2019

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