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Research Worker - Student Success Evaluation - Rockhampton


About this Opportunity

CQUniversity is committed to the improvement of employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The aim of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment and Career Development Strategy is to address the under-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across all CQUniversity campuses.

The filling of this position is intended to constitute an equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld). This position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

  • Fixed Term (until 31/12/2024), Full Time
  • Office of Indigenous Engagement
  • CQUniversity Townsville, Mackay, Cairns or Rockhampton (or flexible work options/other campus locations may be available)
  • Support Research Worker Level 6
  • Total Remuneration $103,193 to $111,140 pa (including salary of $87,200 to $93,915 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

Working at CQUniversity

Are you passionate about improving educational outcomes for First Nations Peoples and the positive impact this makes on families and future generations? CQUniversity is seeking a research worker to assist with multiple research projects. Specifically, you will assist and coordinate as required, research to evaluate student success strategies overseen by the First Nations Success Strategies Committee (FNSSC) at CQUniversity.

You will be experienced and competent in conducting qualitative and quantitative research, collating and analysing data and identifying key themes and outcomes. You will also be involved in conducting literature reviews and searches, drafting reports and presenting findings to the lead researcher and management. You have a demonstrated ability to contribute to, and conduct independent research. In addition, you hold knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultures and societies, with the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.

Be rewarded

  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, maternity and paternity leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund)
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program

Position Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to research projects, including the ability to successfully complete research-related administrative tasks (including drafting of ethics applications), undertake project planning and coordination, collect and accurately record data, and complete in-depth statistical analyses.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement both qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage and network effectively with stakeholders, especially within Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • A degree with extensive relevant research experience

Position Description

For further information about this position, please refer to the position description.

Apply today for a career that changes lives.

Job Requisition ID: 4288

When submitting your application, please include:

Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position.

Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

A position description is attached.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.

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