About the role
About the position
As a Diversity and Inclusion Advisor, you will work closely with the Diversity and Inclusion Manager and support a range of People and Culture driven initiatives. The appointee will contribute to key projects related to gender equality and reconciliation, and in implementing diversity and inclusion initiatives currently in place within the institute and in broadening the scope of the diversity and inclusion agenda across new areas.
The successful candidate will be degree qualified or have an equivalent alternate combination of knowledge, training and/or experience. Strong knowledge of diversity and inclusion issues and ability to apply these in an organisational context is essential. Excellent written communication skills, including the ability to present high-quality information in a clear and succinct manner aimed at the target audience is also required. Ability to present a strong case to gain support for initiatives is a further key requirement.
Experience working with a diverse range of people from different minority groups i.e. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from a CALD background, people who identify as LGBTQIA+, people with a disability will be highly regarded.
Terms of appointment
This position is available for 3 years in a full-time capacity. Salary is HEW 7 ($90,831 – $98,325). Up to 17% superannuation and very attractive salary packaging options are available.
General enquiries can be directed to Debbie Ashton – Ashton.email@example.com
A position description is available.
At the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute we strive to ensure our staff and students enjoy a great working environment. We value diversity and gender equity in our work force and promote flexible working arrangements for staff to balance working requirements and personal needs. We have implemented a number of gender equity initiatives to support female laboratory heads.
About the organisation
About the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute
The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research is Australia's oldest medical research institute. Based in the heart of Melbourne's biomedical precinct in Parkville, the Institute has more than 800 researchers who are working to understand, prevent and treat diseases including cancer, infectious diseases and immune disorders. More than 100 national and international clinical trials are underway based on research undertaken at the Institute.
How to apply for this role
How to apply
Please email your application including cover letter, CV and a letter addressing the key selection criteria in pdf format to firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting reference WEHI/EMLJ in the subject line. As part of the Institutes ongoing commitment to equity, all applications will be presented to the hiring manager in a de-identified format in the first instance. The aim is to reduce any unconscious bias that may occur in a shortlisting process.
Application closing date: 25 October 2019
Please quote in application: Diversity and Inclusion Advisor via Pro Bono Australia.