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Cultural Competency Framework Coordinator

  • AdvertiserEndeavour College of Natural Health
  • DepartmentQuality, Governance and Compliance
  • Work TypeFull Time
  • LocationBrisbane, QLD
  • Posted25 Jan 2023
  • Expires28 Feb 2023
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Contribute to the development, strengthening and implementation of the cultural capability of the Endeavour Natural Health College.

The opportunity

This newly created full time, 12 month fixed term opportunity, allows for an enthusiastic, team player to join our supportive Human Resources Team at Endeavour College.

As the Cultural Competency Framework Coordinator, you will have the ability to work independently, provide advice and leadership in the development and implementation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Competency Framework.

Key responsibilities and activities of the role will include:

  • Development and implementation of a college-wide cultural competency framework including policies, procedures, and all relevant guidelines and related training
  • Collaborating and positively engaging with all staff and students to determine and develop supports for the cultural needs of all stakeholders including within the course content
  • Act as advisor and providing direction to assist in the cultural needs of the College
  • Actively promote continuous learning, training and professional development, specifically in relation to cultural awareness and processes within the college
  • Researching and benchmarking to ensure that the Cultural Competency Framework aligns with the needs of the higher education and VET sectors

This is a 12 month fixed term, full-time, hybrid work model (2 days WFH) opportunity based in Brisbane.

About you

You will be an integral member of the Human Resources team, with personal experience and knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander traditions and customs enabling you to provide policy advise and high quality, culturally safe and appropriate training.

The following qualifications, experience and skills will support your success in this role:

  • Experience in developing and facilitating education and training programs
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • The ability to manage your time effectively and a high level of organisational skills, as well as excellent report writing and analytical skills
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and societies both historically and currently, specifically relating to any educational challenges
  • The ability to sensitively consult with and articulate the interests of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders peoples utilising the correct protocols
  • Practical knowledge and experience of the national and state policies and strategies of health and culture issues

This role is designated as Indigenous Identified. Under s.25 of the Anti -Discrimination Act 1991 (QLD), it is a genuine occupational requirement for the incumbent to be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander person.

About us

Providing the highest standard of education, the most informed curriculum and a nation-wide campus footprint, Endeavour College of Natural Health is Australia's largest provider of Higher Education to the complementary medicine sector.

Our purpose is to be the leader in natural health education, producing experts that keep the world well. We look to transform passion into purpose and are committed to the future and success of natural health. We are the largest provider of complementary medicine higher education degrees in the Southern Hemisphere, with six campuses across Australia. We are proud to produce the experts that keep the world well.

We value our people, as such we focus on their continued professional development as well as their physical and mental wellbeing. Perks of Working at Endeavour include:

  • Free unlimited Endeavour short courses
  • Birthday Leave – staff have a day off for their birthday
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • FREE UNLIMITED clinic consults in all of our disciplines
  • 15% off all clinic dispensary and retail products
  • Healthy snacks
  • Beautiful campus, and top of the line live web hosting facilities
  • All campuses located conveniently to public transport
  • Staff events / midyear social / end of year celebrations

How to apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume which demonstrates an ability to deliver on the responsibilities for the role. Applications close 28 February 2023. Endeavour College of Natural Health reserves the right to commence screening and interviews as soon as suitable candidates are identified, so please do not delay with your application.

Endeavour welcomes the rich diversity of our community and strives to be inclusive for all. As an equal opportunity employer, we promote social inclusion and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and the LGBT+ community. Endeavour acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the Traditional Custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.