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Executive Officer

Date: 25-Jan-2023

Job Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU Cairns, QLD, AU Townsville, QLD, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity

 

  • Continuing, Full Time 
  • Office of Indigenous Engagement 
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton, Cairns, Townsville 
  • Total Remuneration $121,876 to $137,131 pa (including salary of $102,987 to $115,878 plus 17% superannuation and 12.96% leave loading) 

 

This is an idenitified position and applicants must be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person.

 

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity

 

The CQUniversity Office of Indigenous Engagement (OIE) plays the pivotal role at CQUniversity in providing leadership to improve higher education outcomes for Indigenous Australians.  The OIE drives informed policy development to influence the way in which the University provides higher education, training, research opportunities and engagement that expresses a deliberate destiny for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 

You will work closely with the Deputy Vice-President (Indigenous Engagement) to provide extensive senior executive and strategic support, including collaborating on projects. You will work closely with other areas of the University and participate in negotiation and decision-making activities. You will be responsible for providing expert senior executive support to the Deputy Vice-President (Indigenous Engagement), including undertaking research and statistical analysis to assist in developing and implementing strategies, proposals, and complex reports.

 

With the largest footprint of any university in the country, CQUniversity Australia boasts campuses in every mainland state, with its main campus located on Darumbal Country nestled on the foothills of Neerim (Mt Archer).
The benefits of working at CQUniversity include opportunities such as further education, professional development and study assistance. We also understand that our employees work best when they have a healthy work-life balance while tending to family commitments.


Other advantages include:

 

  • 36.25 hour work week
  • Flex leave for Professional staff
  • Competitive Leave entitlements, including Cultural Leave
  • Health and wellbeing programs
  • 17% Superannuation contributions

 

Position Requirements

 

As the Executive Officer you will possess:

 

» In-depth knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, values and societies, and the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively within this environment.
» Skills and experience in an executive officer capacity to a senior member of a large organisation and an ability to work effectively and professionally in an executive support team.
» An ability to identify, undertake research and analyse diverse critical and developing issues at the strategic level and develop strategies, recommendations, and alternatives in respect to the issues including expertise in interpreting and advising on policy matters.
» Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and an ability to consult, liaise and negotiate professionally at all levels and represent a Senior Executive across a diverse range of stakeholder dealings in various capacities.

» Excellent written communication skills including the ability to research and write complex plans, proposals, business cases, reports, submissions, speeches, briefing papers, policies, and procedures.
» An ability to achieve goals and objectives within specified timeframes, manage projects and exercise judgment, initiative, planning, tact, discretion, confidentiality and apply a flexible work ethic.  

 

 

Position Description

 

For further information about this position, please refer to the position description.

Apply today for a career that changes lives

Applications Close: 11:59pm, Tuesday, 7 February 2023  

Job Requisition ID: 2729

  

Contact Details: 

Adrian Miller

(07) 4726 5382

a.miller@cqu.edu.au

 

When submitting your application, please include: Your current CV or resume, and a 1-2 page cover letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position.