Aboriginal Development Coordinator

  • 12 mth fixed term

Website North Regional TAFE

About this Job

12 month fixed-term with possible further fixed term and/or permanent appointment.

Work Benefits

Our employees are covered by industrial agreements providing a significant range of employment benefits including:

  • Five (5) weeks paid leave
  • Access to an additional 2 (two) weeks Accrued Days Off
  • Air-conditioning allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Generous annual travel subsidy (subject to eligibility)
  • District Allowance (subject to eligibility)
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Tax reducing salary-packaging options
  • Up to Five (5) days Cultural Leave for Aboriginal and Torres Islanders

District Allowance Payment is paid according to the following:

  • Subject to eligibility
  • Public Sector CSA Agreement 2021 and Government Officers’ Salaries, Allowances and Conditions Award 1989
  • Department of Commerce Labour Relations advice Circular to Departments
  • Current Rates as at 3 July 2015, Circular 3 of 2019 District Allowance Rates

About the role

This position works under the direction of the Aboriginal Training Services (ATS) Manager to monitor progress and evaluate strategies implemented to increase attraction, retention, and completion of Aboriginal students. The key role of this position is to coordinate the provision of quality ATS student support services in compliance with all relevant governing legislation and standards to achieve the best possible training, higher education and/or employment outcomes for Aboriginal students.

This position will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Manage the day-to-day activities, resources, schedules, performance, and development of campus ATS team to ensure quality service delivery.
  • Coordinate and facilitate planning, implementation and evaluation of strategies/actions undertaken by the ATS team to meet the academic and social support service needs of Aboriginal students.
  • Provide cross-cultural advice and guidance to NRT Leadership and campus staff to increase engagement and retention of current and future Aboriginal students.

About North Regional TAFE

Take charge of your future with North Regional TAFE and live in one of the most pristine, remote and exciting regions in our State.

At North Regional TAFE our purpose is to deliver innovative learning solutions for individuals, industry and communities that facilitate real employment outcomes by putting the student at the centre of everything we do.

North Regional TAFE is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. People from diverse backgrounds including people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

As a measure to achieve equality, sections 51, 66R and 66ZP of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 apply to this position. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people (24 years of age and under) and people with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply and to indicate within their application to which diversity group they belong.

Find out more by visiting our website: www.northregionaltafe.wa.edu.au

For Further Job Related Information

Please contact Ulanda Gregory, Manager Aboriginal Training Services on (08) 9192 9150 or email Ulanda.Gregory@nrtafe.wa.edu.au

How to Apply

Please refer to the Job Description Form for full position details and the Application Information as these documents will assist you with the preparation of your application.

Applicants are required to apply online and submit by the closing date detailed below.

  • A comprehensive Resume including 2 (two) professional referees
  • A brief covering letter not exceeding 2 (two) pages demonstrating your skills and experience against the requirements of the position as outlined in the attached JDF

Advertised Reference Number: NRG041.24S

Please ensure your application documents are complete and ready for upload, prior to clicking on the Apply for Job button.

If you are experiencing any difficulties applying, please contact Establishment & Recruitment on (08) 9203 3735.

Other Conditions and Eligibility

Eligibility for employment is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Department of Education Criminal Clearance. If this position involves contact with children, the recommended occupant will also be required to obtain a Working with Children (WWC) Card.

To be eligible for appointment Australian Citizenship, relevant visa or permanent residency is required.

This selection process may be used to identify suitable applicants for similar vacancies that arise within the next twelve months.

The onus is on the applicant to ensure that their application is submitted and received by the closing date and time. Late applications, proforma, faxed, hand delivered, posted and emailed applications will not be accepted.

Applications close Wednesday, 8 May 2024 at 4:00pm (WST).

To apply for this job please visit search.jobs.wa.gov.au.