Koori Strategic Advisor, County Court Victoria

• Opportunity to significantly contribute to the future direction of the Court

• VPS 6 – senior strategic role

• Friendly and inclusive workplace culture
Job Details
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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/CC0363
Closing Date: 06-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: CC0363 - PD.pdf (PDF, 376KB)

Contact: Livia MacNeil on 0408 266 581

Position Details

The County Court of Victoria plays a key role in ensuring the community has access to a responsive and fair justice system. The County Court is the principal trial court in Victoria, with 80 judges hearing more than 12,000 cases a year across three divisions – Criminal, Commercial and Common Law. 

The County Court is prioritising equitable Koori justice outcomes by engaging with community to design interventions that improve the experiences that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have at court.

Reporting to the Director, Strategy, Analytics and Program Delivery, the Koori Strategic Advisor will operate with a high level of autonomy, and will be responsible for supporting the development and delivery of Koori initiatives across the County Court. This includes funded proposals under the Aboriginal Justice Agreement, implementation of our Self-Determination Plan, engagement with key stakeholders, and supporting the delivery of timely and strategic policy and program advice.

The Koori Strategic Advisor will also provide advice and support to the Judiciary, Executive and other key stakeholders on emerging issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' interactions with the court system. 

This role will be a member of the court's leadership team and Court Service Victoria's Koori Leadership Group

How to apply

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button, ensuring you include the following documents in your application:

  • resume 
  • a short covering letter

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description. 

Other Information:

Court Services Victoria (CSV) is the employer of staff at all Victorian courts and tribunals, the Judicial College of Victoria, and the Judicial Commission of Victoria. CSV offers a wide range of legal and non-legal career options as well as attractive employee benefits.

Employees of Court Services Victoria are required to comply with any applicable government pandemic order, as well as any policy implemented by Court Services Victoria, in relation to mandatory vaccinations against COVID-19.  It is a condition of any offer of employment that applicants for vacant roles with Court Services Victoria agree to comply with any applicable pandemic order or policy regarding mandatory vaccinations.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce, inclusive culture, providing a safe and respectful workplace and has zero tolerance for violence against women. We strongly encourage people of all abilities to apply, particularly people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, and those who may experience diversity or disability related barriers in securing employment.

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