Engagement Officer (Mining Regions)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 27 Mar 2023

Job no:513924
Work type:part time
Categories:Administration & Executive support, Community Engagement/Marketing

The Cooperative Research Centre for Transformations in Mining Economies (CRC TiME)

  • Help ensure our research, engagement and impact supports what matters to regional communities
  • Part-time appointment (0.6-0.8 FTE) on a 3 year fixed term basis
  • Base salary range: Level 5 $73,982 – $81,999 p.a. (pro rata) plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

The Cooperative Research Centre for Transformations in Mining Economies (CRC TiME) is an independent, not for profit organisation bringing together diverse stakeholders to help reimagine and transform what happens after mining ends for the better.

Our team is dynamic, passionate and committed. We believe in our role of connecting Australia’s leading researchers with regional and First Nations communities, industry and governments to tackle some of the most complex mine closure and post-mine challenges.

We are a unique collaboration of over 75 partners from leading mining and mining service companies, community and regional organisations, State and Commonwealth governments and the research sector. CRC TiME is co-hosted by research partners The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland, with offices in Perth and Brisbane.

About the opportunity

As the appointee you will, under general direction, contribute to the development and implementation of stakeholder engagement strategies in and with our partner mining regions. You will work with researchers, industry, regional, community and First Nations organisations and government representatives to support impact from CRC TiME activities.

About you 

You’ll be passionate about working with our regional partners to achieve what is important to their communities, recognising that each community is different with its own aspirations and priorities. As part of our vibrant External Relations and Impact Team, you will work closely with our researchers and other partners to help us engage meaningfully, respectfully and for shared benefits.

You may also live, work or have a strong connection to one of Australia’s mining regions.

To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate :

  • Ability to build strong and enduring relationships with diverse stakeholders, including regional and First Nations people, communities and organisations.
  • Substantial relevant experience in community engagement, stakeholder relations, planning or project management work.
  • Demonstrable organisational, planning and coordination experience.
  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in a range of computing skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, customer management systems, website management and communications software.
  • Highly developed organisational skills with the demonstrated ability to set priorities and to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently, show initiative and work productively as part of a small team.
  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience in community and stakeholderengagement, regional planning or project management are desirable
  • An understanding of the mining industry and/or regional development is highly desirable.

Note: A current “C” class driver’s licence is a requirement of this position. Interstate and intrastate travel will be required

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:   Engagement Officer (Mining Regions) - 513294.pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria .

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Monday 27 March 2023

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact External Relations and Impact Director Jillian D’Urso at jillian.durso@crctime.com.au

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details : Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for child 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at talent-hr@uwa.edu.au with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

Advertised:08 Mar 2023 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:27 Mar 2023 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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