Indigenous Governance Program Officer

 In Careers, Indigenous Governance Program

Location: Canberra
0.8 FTE – Part Time Fixed-term contract to 30 June 2020 with the possibility of 3-year extension depending on funding
RA Level 3, Salary Range $50,000 – $65,000 + Super. Commencing salary dependent on experience and qualification
Applications close:  Friday, 13 December.

Reconciliation Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that promotes reconciliation between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Our vision is for a just, equitable and reconciled Australia.

Reconciliation Australia will provide you with a unique experience working in the not-for-profit sector and liaising closely with individuals, senior executives and working groups from a range of other sectors.  The role will enable you to play a key role in working within the Indigenous Governance Program, alongside other units within the organisation.

The Indigenous Governance Program Officer supports the delivery and implementation of the Indigenous Governance Program. The role will drive key events and will primarily initiate and maintain the engagement of external stakeholders and alumni. The role will participate in internal projects within the organisation, and will liaise with other units to refine the outcome and impact of the program both within the organisation and nationally.

About You

  • Your previous experience working with a diverse range of stakeholders, combined with your understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues, will qualify you to provide valuable advice to program stakeholders.
  • Your exceptional communication and relationship building skills will enable you to form productive partnerships and maintain correspondence with key contacts.
  • You will be able to travel to meet with stakeholders, award nominees and alumni to different sites, representing both the program and Reconciliation Australia.

Reconciliation Australia is committed to improving employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and welcomes applications from all Australians especially those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent.

Working Rights: Applicants for this position should have valid working rights for Australia.

How to apply

To be considered for this position, complete the Application Cover sheet (click here), and email it, along a copy of your CV and a covering letter addressing the Selection Criteria (click here) to quoting reference ‘IGP Officer’.

For recruitment and job specific information: please contact Giselle Suitor, HR Manager on (02) 6272 2629 or email quoting ref IGP Officer.

Application closing date: Friday, 13 December

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