Koori Research and Engagement Coordinator, Jurisdiction Services

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Department: Court Services Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Research
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/JS0272B
Closing Date: 07-Nov-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: JS0272 Application Form.doc (Word, 100KB)


Koori Research and engagement coordinator PD (003).doc (Word, 55KB)


Contact:
Melissa Harrison on (03) 9032 0791

Position Details

VPS Grade 5, Permanent - Ongoing

This position is an initiative of the Victoria Aboriginal Justice Agreement.

The aim of the Koori Research and Engagement Co-ordinator will be supporting the manager in leading key projects in relation to the Aboriginal Justice Community Reporting and also be responsible for actioning consultation and research aligned to AJA4 Aboriginal Caucus aspirations in relation to Koori Court on Country and Elders and Respected Persons roles in sentencing, along with collating data to inform the future growth of Koori programs at Court Services Victoria.

The Aboriginal (Koori Programs and Initiatives) Unit, is responsible for providing consultancy, advisory and education services that increase positive engagement with the Victorian Aboriginal communities and other stakeholders to deliver effective court initiatives.

This includes providing details advice and guidance to staff within Victoria's courts and tribunals about working in the justice environment, providing education and skills development to staff, informing and influencing policy and legislation regarding outcome for Aboriginal people, managing the secretariat and associated actions for the Aboriginal Justice Forum, and consulting with the Aboriginal community.

The Koori Research and Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the Manager along with leading several key projects to include research in relation to Aboriginal Justice Community Reporting overseeing a Working Group representative of community and government stakeholders. The role will also be responsible for actioning consultation and research aligned to AJA 4 Aboriginal Caucus aspirations in relation to Koori Court on Country and Elders and Respected persons role in sentencing, along with collation data to inform the future growth of Koori programs and Court Services Victoria.

This is a designated position under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this application process.

If you have the necessary stills and looking to work autonomously, well organised, work with diverse groups of key stakeholders, and make a difference for the Koori community within the justice space, please follow the below application process.

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
  • completed application form (see file attachment)

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.

CSV is committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture. 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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