Project Manager (Aboriginal Gambling Help Service)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Bedford Park, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: PartTime



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term, part-time (0.5 FTE) available until 30 June 2021
Compensation Grade:
Higher Education Officer Level 6
Salary Range:
$79,938 - $85,231 pa (FTE)
Reporting to:
Manager, Flinders Wellbeing Centre
The Project Manager will lead the Aboriginal Gambling Help Services, with these services being primarily responsible for promoting safe gambling behaviour among Aboriginal people residing in the northern, western and southern suburbs of Adelaide.
The incumbent will supervise Aboriginal Project Officers employed within the project, working collaboratively to deliver culturally tailored prevention and early intervention responses to problem gambling, and to create pathways to treatment for Aboriginal people presenting with serious gambling problems.
The Gambling Help Services are based within the suite of programs being offered under the Flinders Wellbeing Centre. The primary purpose of the Centre is to improve accessibility to psychological-based interventions for cultural minority groups, including Aboriginal people. Offices are situated at the Bedford Park Campus and at the Flinders Wellbeing Centre in Salisbury. It is expected that the incumbent will work across both sites.
This role is strongly linked to the social vision of the College, promoting positive behavioural change and improved health outcomes for disengaged and/or disadvantaged populations.
The work undertaken will make a significant contribution to the activities of the Discipline of Behavioural Health, through its contribution to research and education. The incumbent will also take ownership of the administrative responsibilities associated with the position and its contribution to the effective functioning of the Discipline.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Project Manager is accountable for:

  • Participating in a high performing multi-disciplinary team with a research focus and contributing to the development of a respectful, trusting and collaborative work environment.
  • Leading the development and delivery of an ongoing social marketing campaign addressing problem gambling, specifically tailored to Aboriginal people and communities.
  • Providing mentorship to develop the capacity of the Aboriginal Project Officers assigned to the project.
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of relationships with Aboriginal communities and other relevant organisations and industry partners.
  • Maintaining data management and service accreditation.
  • Preparing brief reports for funding bodies and providing feedback to communities and other stakeholders.
  • Under direction, undertaking or contributing to external grant acquisitions, ethics applications, the evaluation of project outcomes and presentations.
  • Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA and interstate travel, may be required.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • As a minimum, satisfactory completion of an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualifications, in the field of social welfare, health or communications.
  • Demonstrated competency in project management, event management and/or health promotion.
  • Demonstrated evidence of cross-cultural work experience, including with Aboriginal communities.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity towards the needs of disadvantaged or vulnerable people and groups.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, health and welfare providers.

Please direct application enquiries to: Ms Sue Bertossa

Please note: Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed.  It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications to be submitted before:

27 Nov 2020



About Flinders

Our bold vision, captured in our Strategic Plan: making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.

To realise this ambition, we recently made a significant organisation change to a six College structure with a professional staff and services alignment.

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people and we’re seeking an outstanding individual to join the team of our transformed university.

Employment Type:

Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Position Summary

Fixed-term, part-time (0.5 FTE) available until 30 June 2021
Compensation Grade:
Higher Education Officer Level 6
Salary Range:
$79,938 - $85,231 pa (FTE)
Reporting to:
Manager, Flinders Wellbeing Centre
The Project Manager will lead the Aboriginal Gambling Help Services, with these services being primarily responsible for promoting safe gambling behaviour among Aboriginal people residing in the northern, western and southern suburbs of Adelaide.
The incumbent will supervise Aboriginal Project Officers employed within the project, working collaboratively to deliver culturally tailored prevention and early intervention responses to problem gambling, and to create pathways to treatment for Aboriginal people presenting with serious gambling problems.
The Gambling Help Services are based within the suite of programs being offered under the Flinders Wellbeing Centre. The primary purpose of the Centre is to improve accessibility to psychological-based interventions for cultural minority groups, including Aboriginal people. Offices are situated at the Bedford Park Campus and at the Flinders Wellbeing Centre in Salisbury. It is expected that the incumbent will work across both sites.
This role is strongly linked to the social vision of the College, promoting positive behavioural change and improved health outcomes for disengaged and/or disadvantaged populations.
The work undertaken will make a significant contribution to the activities of the Discipline of Behavioural Health, through its contribution to research and education. The incumbent will also take ownership of the administrative responsibilities associated with the position and its contribution to the effective functioning of the Discipline.

Key Position Responsibilities

The Project Manager is accountable for:

  • Participating in a high performing multi-disciplinary team with a research focus and contributing to the development of a respectful, trusting and collaborative work environment.
  • Leading the development and delivery of an ongoing social marketing campaign addressing problem gambling, specifically tailored to Aboriginal people and communities.
  • Providing mentorship to develop the capacity of the Aboriginal Project Officers assigned to the project.
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of relationships with Aboriginal communities and other relevant organisations and industry partners.
  • Maintaining data management and service accreditation.
  • Preparing brief reports for funding bodies and providing feedback to communities and other stakeholders.
  • Under direction, undertaking or contributing to external grant acquisitions, ethics applications, the evaluation of project outcomes and presentations.
  • Some out of hours work (including weekends) as well as rural SA and interstate travel, may be required.
  • Any other responsibilities in line with the level of the position as assigned by the Supervisor and/or the University.

Key Position Capabilities

  • As a minimum, satisfactory completion of an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualifications, in the field of social welfare, health or communications.
  • Demonstrated competency in project management, event management and/or health promotion.
  • Demonstrated evidence of cross-cultural work experience, including with Aboriginal communities.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity towards the needs of disadvantaged or vulnerable people and groups.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues, health and welfare providers.

Please direct application enquiries to: Ms Sue Bertossa

Please note: Pursuant to Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA) this position has been deemed prescribed.  It is an inherent requirement of the position that the successful candidate maintains a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University.



Information for Applicants:

You are required to provide a suitability statement of no more than three pages, addressing the key capabilities of the position as outlined above. In addition, you are required to upload your CV.

A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.

We are seeking to increase the diversity to improve equal opportunity outcomes for employees, and therefore we encourage female applicants, people with a disability and/or from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders descent to apply.

Please note, late applications and applications sent via agencies will not be accepted.

Applications to be submitted before:

27 Nov 2020
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