Community Liaison Officer – Southeast (Identified)

Posted: 9 February 2024

Applications close: March 9, 2024

Salary range: From $83,000 (FTE) plus salary packaging, and superannuation, based on experience and expertise.

Employment type: Full-time

Download: Position Description

Location: Southeast Victoria

Walk with us and make history!

This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Designated Position, classified under ‘special measures’ of section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

THE ASSEMBLY:

The Assembly’s objective is to promote the self-determination and empowerment of Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians through the Treaty process by:

  • Acting as the Aboriginal Representative Body to support Treaty negotiations; and
  • Enabling Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians to exercise sovereignty, the right to self-determination and other rights; including those contained in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)


Walk with us and make history!


THE ROLE:

This role is responsible for providing high quality secretarial and administrative support to the Engagement Team, across a broad range of administrative functions, processes and systems, as well as offering support to the Engagement Project Officers during their events, both online and in person.


KEY DUTIES:

  • Work independently to provide confidential secretarial and administrative support, including diary management, travel management, digital and hard copy correspondence.
  • Coordinate meetings, prepare presentations and agendas, take minutes, and facilitate follow-up action/s.
  • Plan and organise online community-based events to build strong relationships, as well as contributing to in person events, where possible.
  • Assist the Engagement Project Officers with their events by offering recruitment support.


SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Skilled at providing a broad range of administration support (travel, diary management, correspondence, meetings etc.).
  • Skilled at multi-tasking across a range of tasks and maintaining momentum.
  • Experienced in providing administration support within a community engagement department/team.
  • Experienced at working with Aboriginal communities in Victoria.
  • Experienced in working to challenging deadlines and with multiple stakeholders.
  • Highly organised with a strong attention to detail.
  • Able to perform under pressure and continue to adhere to company policies/values.
  • Current Working with Children Check.

For more information about this role, please contact us at people@firstpeoplesvic.org using the subject line: Community Liaison Officer enquiry.

Please see our website for further information about the role and our organisation. 

A Position Description is attached.

HOW TO APPLY:

If you are ready to take on a challenging role and make a significant impact, please submit your resume, cover letter, and any other supporting documents to People@firstpeoplesvic.org.