APS Project Officer
0.4 FTE – Contract until December 2017
The Australian Psychological Society (APS) is Australia’s premier professional association for psychologists with approximately 22,000 members and a long established national presence. The APS is managed from the National Office in the CBD of Melbourne.
The role of the Project Officer (Indigenous Psychology) is designed to support the Indigenous Psychology Advisory Group and assist the APS more broadly in the implementation of culturally appropriate psychological services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Project Officer role offers a unique opportunity to collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure Indigenous collaboration is embedded in APS processes and communications. You will also work on key initiatives designed to enhance the participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the psychology discipline and profession.
To be successful in this role, you will have demonstrated ability or experience working in a culturally safe manner with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, people and communities together with a sound understanding of issues for Indigenous Australians. You will need to undertake the project management of complex initiatives across multiple stakeholder groups and possess sound knowledge of human rights and social justice principles. You will have high-level writing skills that will be utilised in the development of materials for a range of audiences. Additionally, knowledge of psychology or a related field and/or relevant work experience will ensure your success in the role.
Here is the link to the Position Description
Applications, addressing the selection criteria, as set out in the Position Description, should be addressed to Jan-Louise Godfrey, Human Resources Advisor at email@example.com by COB 31 March 2017.