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Manager, First Nations Cultural Engagement

Office of the Provost
Position type:
Full-time, fixed-term appointment for 3 years
Position reference no:

About the position

Bond University acknowledges the people united by the Yugambeh language on whose ancestral land our University now stands. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging and we do so in the spirit of reconciliation.

This exciting new position reports to the Provost and supports the University’s commitment to being a culturally competent institution that embraces the heritage, knowledge, and values of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The Manager, First Nations Cultural Engagement will lead cultural awareness and training initiatives and will provide a significant contribution to curriculum, education and research resources to ensure that first nations knowledge is available to all University staff and students.

This role is fundamental to the development and implementation of Bond’s Indigenous Education, Research, Workforce, Engagement and Philanthropic Strategies. They will be a valued member of various University committees and will provide high level and comprehensive support to the Provost on Indigenous matters.

About the person:

It is expected that the incumbent has exceptional cultural knowledge and understanding, leadership, management, community connections and engagement skills.

The successful candidate will have excellent professional judgement skills and the ability to be an effective public interface for the University. Operating with a high degree of independence in a fast-paced environment, the position is required to be exceedingly well organised, flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient.

To perform this role it is essential that the person who holds the position be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person. It is therefore a genuine occupational requirement under section 25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 that applicants are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Salary details:

Bond University offers a vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities in a picturesque location, as well as a range of tangible benefits including (but not limited to): competitive remuneration, bus services to the door, available car parking, use of library, Career Development Services, corporate discount programs and a bulk-billing medical centre on-site.

Remuneration for the appointment will commence at $94,051.57 pa + 10% superannuation.

Additional information:

Position related enquiries can be directed to Leanne Stewart at [email protected], in the first instance.

Application and submission details:

For further details regarding this appointment please reference the position description.

Applications will be submitted online via the Careers at Bond University candidate portal. Please follow the 'How to apply' instructions provided. All candidates will be required to register prior to submitting an application

Applicants should have current work rights at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Conditions of employment for this position are offered under a Bond Workplace Agreement (BWA)

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.

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Applications close at 5:00pm, Friday, 2 July 2021.

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