HERDSA: Position available
Tue, 09 Feb 1999 10:29:26 +1100
Robert Main, Central Queensland University, posts this notice:
COORDINATOR - INDIGENOUS RECRUITMENT & CAREER DEVELOPMENT
To provide Central Queensland University with a wider selection of
applications, Expressions of Interest are welcomed from applicants to fill
this recently advertised position. The successful applicant will coordinate
and implement the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Recruitment and
Career Development Strategy within the Central Queensland University.
The appointment will be for a period of three years, and is suitable for
secondment where that can be negotiated.
Further enquiries about this position should be directed to Cliff Schnick,
Appointments Manager, telephone (07) 4930 9573, facsimile (07) 4930 9022,
or email <email@example.com>.
Written Expressions of Interest must address the Selection Criteria, a copy
of which is attached. A copy of the original advertisement is also included
Written Expressions of Interest should reach the following address by
Friday 19 February 1999:
Central Queensland University
An Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Recruitment and Career Development
Strategy is being supported by the University and the Department of
Employment, Workplace Relations and Small Business with financial and other
support provided by the Commonwealth. The strategy includes a number of
components such as recruitment programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander persons to a variety of positions, as well as career development
programs for existing indigenous staff. A coordinator is required to
develop and coordinate these placements and programs. The appointee's
experience will include working within the context of Aboriginal and Torres
Strait islander history, culture and contemporary concerns, plus experience
in and/or an understanding of issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres
Strait Islander people's training and development needs. The success of the
strategy will largely depend on the appointee's high level of consultative,
negotiating and interpersonal skills in her or his working relationships
with a variety of internal and external work units, agencies, organisations
and community groups.
Applicants for this position should quote Vacancy Reference Number 99/001INT
and supply 6 copies of their application, no later than 22 January 1999.
The appointment will be for three year period and is dependent upon the
successful completion of a probationary period. The salary range for the
position is $42 791 to $46 802 per annum (Higher Education Worker Level 7).
Further enquiries concerning this position should be directed to Cliff
Schnick, Appointments Manager,telephone (07) 4930 9573, facsimile (07) 4930
9022 or email <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Copies of the position description and selection criteria for the above
position can be obtained through the Personnel Services, World Wide Web
Page <http://www.cqu.edu.au/personnel/opening_positions_vacant_p.htm>, or
by leaving your despatch details on the 24 hour automated line in Personnel
Services, telephone (07) 4930 9974.
Applicants are requested to forward the required number of copies of the
application, addressing the selection criteria, quoting the Vacancy
Reference Number, and including a full curriculum vitae, certification of
stated qualifications and the names, addresses and telephone/facsimile
number of three referees to reach the Appointments Manager, Central
Queensland University, Rockhampton, QLD, 4702 by the required close date.
· Completion of a relevant Degree (eg. majoring in Human Resource
Management and/or Business Administration) plus at least 3-4 years of
relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience
and/or education/training (which may include completion of Associate
Diploma plus at least 5-8 years relevant experience).
· Experience must include working within the context of Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander history, culture and contemporary concerns, plus
experience in and/or an understanding of issues relating to Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander people's training and development needs.
· Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with Aborigines and
Torres Strait Islanders.
· Demonstrated consultative, negotiating and interpersonal skills including
the ability to liaise with staff and outside agencies at all levels.
· Demonstrated skill in planning, establishing work priorities and
· Knowledge of and the ability to develop and undertake administrative and
· Demonstrated effective written communication skills including the writing
of correspondence, reports and memorandum.
· Demonstrated ability to work with minimum supervision.
· Knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment issues, and
demonstrated ability to implement, monitor and evaluate employment related
· Good computer literacy skills and ability to use wordprocessing and
· Ability to use a computerised financial accounting package.
· Current Queensland Open Drivers Licence.
Central Queensland University
Rockhampton 4702 AUSTRALIA
Tel. (07)4930 9265 / Fax. (07)4930 9119 / E-Mail email@example.com