Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Engagement - Fisher Leadership
Fixed Term
Close Date: 28/01/2020
REF: CSUpvi1119
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Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Engagement

Fixed Term
Close Date: 28/01/2020
REF: CSUpvi1119
  • Strategic leadership role
  • Lead engagement with Indigenous communities
  • Support the University’s Indigenous engagement strategy

The role

  • Fixed term, full time (five years)
  • Executive remuneration package in the range of $255,517 to $319,396 per annum
  • Dubbo, Bathurst, Wagga Wagga, Orange (location negotiable)

You will provide advice and take an active leadership role in the continuing development and implementation of Indigenous learning, research and engagement across the University, monitoring the strategic direction and reporting on its continuing effectiveness in relation to all aspects of Indigenous higher education and leading the Office of Indigenous Engagement.
The Office has a keen focus on building critical Indigenous research quantum through promoting increased engagement in both academic and external community-based research projects, project management and reporting designed to raise the profile and valuing of Indigenous research.
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.
To be successful you 

  • Must identify as an Indigenous Australian with a demonstrated understanding of Indigenous cultures and societies and the ability to communicate sensitively and effectively with Indigenous people, including the requirement for genuine consultation and negotiation;
  • Be an established scholar, with PhD or equivalent qualification, in a relevant discipline and recognised as an authority in that field of expertise; and
  • Demonstrate strategic leadership, including extensive knowledge of Indigenous sustainability, engagement, research and education issues, in a university context.

About us
Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university, committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.
The Office of Indigenous Engagement led by the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Engagement, has direct oversight of the Indigenous Engagement Strategy, external and community relations, and institute-wide alignment and coordination of other key elements of work relevant to increasing employment levels of Indigenous staff, enhancing advancement of Indigenous staff qualifications through extended opportunities for professional development and academic engagement, building load and improving retention and success of Indigenous Australian students; and increase Indigenous research output and scholarships of Indigenous learning and knowledges through building engagement between Charles Sturt University’s research and Indigenous communities.
Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.
To download the position description, please click here.
To apply, please click on ‘Apply now’, quoting reference CSUpvi1119, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton or Sharyn Gowans, or call +61 1300 347 437 for a confidential discussion.

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