Charles Sturt University

  • Work collaboratively to deliver projects that enhance First Nations student experience
  • Contribute to providing a safe and culturally-embracing environment for our First Nations students
  • Excellent benefits including salary packaging, health options and professional development

The Role

  • 1 x Continuing
  • 1 x Fixed Term (up to 31 January 2025)
  • Full Time
  • Level 8 – $107,199 – $121,340 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • A Charles Sturt University Campus (remote or flexible working options may be considered)

Charles Sturt currently has vacancies in our First Nations Pathway team to support and implement end-to-end strategies and activities that provide pathways for First Nations peoples.

The role provides expert leadership, advice and support to the University regarding First Nations Pathway initiatives, and fosters collaboration with a range of stakeholders to deliver digital strategies and face-to-face activities to engage with First Nations networks.

One of these positions will support the delivery of First Nations Pathway projects in the STEM stream and knowledge and / or a background in STEM would be desirable, but not essential.

To be successful you will have :

Identify as an Indigenous Australian; demonstrate a level of knowledge and understanding of Indigenous Australian cultures and societies appropriate to the position;

including lived experience and understanding of the issues affecting people in contemporary Australian society and the diversity of circumstances of Indigenous Australian people.

  • Demonstrated commitment to applying culturally respectful and safe practices in the workplace and demonstrating respect and inclusiveness of culturally diverse people in all work practices at both the strategic and operational levels
  • Demonstrated communication, negotiation and organisational skills to effectively deliver project activities.
  • A knowledge or background in STEM would be desirable.

Application Requirements

This is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander position under section 14 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977.

Please be aware you may be asked to provide confirmation of Indigenous Australian Identity.

Applicants are expected to apply online and provide a ‘statement of suitability’ demonstrating their skills, knowledge and / or experience relevant to the position (referencing the selection criteria in the position description).

If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

About Us

We are a university of the land and people of our regions. True to the character of regional Australia we have gumption, we have soul and we collaborate with others.

We develop holistic, far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish.

The Wiradjuri phrase yindyamarra winhanganha means the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in.

This phrase represents who we are at Charles Sturt University our ethos. It comes from traditional Indigenous Australian knowledge, but it also speaks to the mission of universities to develop and spread wisdom to make the world a better place.

Harnessing technology, we thrive as a distributed yet connected community, welcoming and engaging with people across Australia and the world.

The Division of Student Success focuses on delivery of para-academic support for students as well as enabling and transition programs through four key areas : Enabling and Transition Programs, First Nations Pathways, First Nations Student Connect and Student Skills.

Through inclusive practices the division builds aspiration levels for higher education, enhances participation in chosen courses of study through retention strategies and enables people to make smooth transitions into university and the workforce.

We work collaboratively with faculties and divisions, community, and industry to enhance students’ university experience.

Charles Sturt offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the Position Description or by contacting :

Blake Sloan Director, First Nations Pathways [email protected] Ph : 0428 427 066

Closing Date : 11 pm, 26 March 2024

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