Community Liaison Officer

Yirara College - Alice Springs (see more jobs from this school)

ALICE SPRINGS, NT 


Admin / SSO / Non-Teaching

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 21 October 2022


The Community Liaison Officer (CLO) takes responsibility to facilitate and maintain regular interaction between the College, students and communities. The role requires the Community Liaison Officer to ensure all student and College requirements necessary for attendance are met. The role includes significant travel throughout parts of the Northern Territory.

<p> </p><div>Yirara College has proudly provided 49 years of Education to remote area indigenous students and continues to grow as an innovational educational institute including VET, work placements and life skills both in the academic and boarding spaces. </div><div>Located 7kms from Alice Springs, Yirara College is a boarding school for indigenous high school students from remote communities, between the age of 12 and 18. </div><div>The College is seeking applicants for the following position to enable us to continue to grow as one of the strongest providers of Indigenous Education.</div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div><b>COMMUNITY LIAISON OFFICER </b></div><div>short- and long-term positions</div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div>The College is seeking a dynamic and committed person to fill the role of Community Liaison Officer. The Community Liaison office is responsible for establishing and maintaining positive engagement with the College&#39;s feeder communities for the purpose of facilitating student enrolments and assisting the Student Coordinator and Heads of Boarding in maintaining liaison with families.</div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div><b>The successful applicant will: </b></div><ul><li>have high-level awareness in cross-cultural matters </li><li>have experience in Microsoft Office </li><li>pursue all engagements with indigenous families respectfully </li><li>observe cultural norms when visiting communities </li><li>be resilient and have experience driving on unseal roads </li><li>competently market the College with due emphasis given to its provision of a Christ-centered education </li><li>be committed to advancing the wellbeing and interests of Indigenous youth </li><li>actively support and uphold the Christian ethos of the College </li><li>overnight remote travel required </li></ul><div>Applications should be addressed to hr&#64;yirara.nt.edu.au and include cover letter, current resume, and the details of two referees.</div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div>A position description and further information on this attractive salary package can be obtained by emailing or phoning</div><div><br /></div><div> </div><div><b>Bridgett Gaff </b></div><div>08 8950 5644</div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div><div> </div>
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