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Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
$72,056 - $81,960
Acton - ACT
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Closing date: 
17 January 2019
The upcoming date less then 1 day.

Job Description



Under broad direction and working closely with others in the HR team, the Senior HR Advisor is primarily responsible for the operational aspects of human resources including recruitment and the management of the outsourced payroll provider.
The Senior HR Advisor also contributes to the drafting and implementation of HR policies to support the AIATSIS Enterprise Agreement and organisational recruitment strategies.
The occupant of the role is required to provide high level HR advice to AIATSIS employees at all levels within the Institute and to deliver quality customer service by providing constructive and timely advice to employees within legislative and policy guidelines.
Secretariat assistance and paper preparation for internal committees involved in WHS and industrial relations issues may also be required of this role.



Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the 'Racial Discrimination Act 1975'. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.


About Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies 

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is a world-renowned research, collections and publishing organisation. We promote knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island cultures, traditions, languages and stories, past and present.

We care for a priceless collection including films, photographs, video and audio recordings as well as the world’s largest collection of printed and other resource materials for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies. We undertake and encourage scholarly, ethical community-based research in a variety of sectors including health, native title, languages and education. Our publishing house, Aboriginal Studies Press, regularly publishes outstanding writing that promotes Australian Indigenous cultures. Our activities affirm and raise awareness of the richness and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories.

For more information: 
Charley Stanford-Smith
(02) 6261 4201
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