Indigenous Traineeship Program – Expression of Interest

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Location: Melbourne, VICTORIA
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At Monash we’re committed to fostering a society that respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, cultures and knowledges and working towards addressing the legacies of the past.

Indigenous Traineeship Program – Expression of Interest 

Job No.: 639473 

Location: Multiple Locations: Caulfield, Clayton, Parkville and Peninsula campuses 

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment 

Remuneration: $55,524 - $57,745 pa HEW Level 02 (plus 10.5% employer superannuation)

About us:

Monash University has a proud history of over 50 years of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander engagement . The Monash Indigenous Traineeship Program 2021 provides you with the opportunity to commence a career at Australia’s largest University over a 12-month fixed-term appointment. The position is based across our Melbourne campuses (predominantly Clayton and Caulfield). 

The Indigenous Traineeship Program:

If selected, you will be joining almost 80 Indigenous staff and over 350 Indigenous students in a culturally safe workplace which provides the support and development to kick-start your career.

Our Indigenous Traineeship Program is designed to provide trainees with an opportunity to gain a Certificate IV in Business. The experience and qualifications gained will benefit Indigenous participants who are seeking an opportunity to begin or build their career in administration.

A fundamental aspect of our Traineeship is rotating through various faculties/divisions, developing the skills and experiences needed to be successful in today’s work environment, adapting to change and collaborating with people from diverse backgrounds and work environments.

As a Trainee, you will complete up to 3 placements over 12 months, which will be determined based on your knowledge, experience, key interests, and your personal goals. Which will provide you with insights into the operations of a University and skills in an area that you are interested to learn more about.

The overarching goal of the Indigenous Traineeship Program is to build upon your strengths, expand your knowledge and develop you - as a professional, which in turn will improve your career opportunities upon successful completion of the program.

Your support network:

We’ve partnered with a registered training organisation to support you through this learning journey, you will be provided with an Indigenous mentor, have the support of our Program Manager and access to our Elder in Residence. Structured study time will also be allocated to assist you in your learning, with a dedicated Indigenous study lounge available to you throughout the Traineeship program.

Our process:

Our recruitment process requires all candidates to submit a CV and covering letter telling us about yourself and why you are interested in the Indigenous Traineeship Program with Monash University. Please outline the skills that you feel are suited to this position. 

Candidates will then be invited to attend a short phone screening following which shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an information and assessment session and interview.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

How to apply:

Only Indigenous Australians are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the Special Measure Provision, Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2011 (Vic)

To apply for this opportunity, please upload your CV and cover letter or alternatively email your application documents to . To be eligible for our Traineeship you must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and be able to provide confirmation as stated in our eligibility criteria .

For instructions on how to apply, please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs ".


Should you require assistance or wish to talk through any aspect of this Traineeship, please contact our Program Manager, Indigenous Employment and Engagement, Josef Tye, +61 3 9905 5000 or email wci-employment@monash. edu

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