Diversity Coordinator

Updated: 21 days ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 May 2021

Job no:505455
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Campus:Adelaide
Categories:Human Resources, HEO6


(HEO6) $81,254 to $87,770 per annum plus an employer contribution of up 9.5% superannuation will apply.

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Fixed-term position available until the end of 2021

Do you have a passion for making a difference through Diversity and Inclusion? Are you looking for a dynamic and challenging role that can really have an impact?

The Diversity Coordinator will work under general direction to coordinate and implement a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives across the Faculty with the aim of; removing barriers that prevent people pursuing STEM education and careers, supporting women in STEM degrees through the Women in STEM Careers (WiSC) program, encouraging and supporting young women interested in STEM, building professional networks across the women in STEM alumni network, supporting and coordinate key Reconciliation Action Plan initiatives and encouraging young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to engage in STEM.

This position will coordinate all aspects of the prospective, current and graduate student programs including stakeholder relationships, events, outreach, communications, measurement, reporting and other general tasks to ensure the Faculty’s diversity programs are delivered successfully and in line with Faculty and University strategy.

The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, driven individual, with exceptional interpersonal skills, ability to influence, and capable of building and maintaining successful relationships across a broad range of stakeholders. They will have experience in coordinating a range initiatives, strong organisational skills and the ability to manage a high volume of activity.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder with the ability to effectively build key business relationships and achieve mutual benefit for all parties.
  • Experience in managing high pressure conditions and multiple projects, implementing plans to achieve defined outcomes, and solving problems in an innovative and creative manner.
  • Proven negotiation skills and in particular demonstrated ability to effectively manage and resolve sensitive matters.
  • Demonstrated experience in high level written and verbal communication, across a diverse area in a sensitive, professional and responsive manner in delivering client centric results.
  • Experience in developing, coordinating and reviewing large scale programs, initiatives and events with a high level of autonomy which support the delivery of marketing, engagement and recruitment plans ensuring strong attention to detail.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff. Learn more at: https://www.adelaide.edu.au/hr/ua/media/5268/staff-values-and-behaviour-framework_0.pdf

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Learn more at: adelaide.edu.au/jobs

Your faculty's broader role

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences is a thriving centre of learning, teaching and research in a vast range of engineering disciplines, computer science - including machine learning, high-level mathematics and architecture, planning and landscape architecture. Many of its academic staff are world leaders in their fields and graduates are highly regarded by employers.

Learn more at: ecms.adelaide.edu.au

If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all of the selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 25 May 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Louise O'Reilly
Marketing, Engagement & Recruitment Manager, ECMS
P: +61 (8) 313 6476
E: l.oreilly@adelaide.edu.au

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.

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