Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Specialist, Gender Equity job with UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA

  • Join one of the top 100 universities in the world and integrate the only internationally recognized gender equity framework
  • Base salary range: $103,364 – $112,981 pa plus 17% pension fund
  • Level 8, full-time position on a three-year fixed-term basis

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and is a member of Australia’s prestigious group of eight research-intensive universities. With a strong research record, vibrant campus and work environments backed by the freedom to be innovative and inspiring, there is no better time to work at Western Australia’s premier university.

About the team

Human Resources (HR) enables the University’s vision, strategy and goals through partnerships with the business to provide high-quality strategic and operational people and cultural support throughout the organization. HR is responsible for delivering efficient and fit for purpose organization-wide HR policies, processes and systems, as well as specialized advisory services in the areas of culture, skills, talent, rewards and employee relations.

About the opportunity

Reporting to the Organizational Development and Workforce Diversity Manager, you will implement and anchor the university’s gender equality plans and related projects and initiatives, with a particular focus on the SAGE Athena Swan Action Plan. You ensure that projects are initiated, defined and managed effectively in order to achieve the planned goals. They are also responsible for supporting the university’s annual submission under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012.

About you

To be considered for this role, you must demonstrate relevant tertiary qualifications and significant relevant experience in the development and implementation of organisation-wide projects in the areas of gender equity, organizational development or a related field using appropriate project management methodologies and systems to achieve the defined project outcomes . They will also demonstrate a thorough knowledge of relevant legislation (State and Commonwealth), including the Equal Opportunity Act 1984, the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 and the Fair Work Act 2009.

About your application

The exact tasks of the position and the selection criteria are described in the job description.

The content of your CV and cover letter should show how you meet the selection criteria.

Deadline: Sunday, January 8, 2023 at 11:55 p.m. AWST

Shortlisting begins immediately after the university closure (23 Dec 22 to 9 Jan 23), with flexibility to include interviews in January.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Laura Davis, Manager Organizational Development and Workforce Diversityat [email protected].

This position is only open to applicants with appropriate employment rights in Australia.

Application details: Please apply online using the Apply now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and a fair and inclusive workplace. We celebrate differences and believe that diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognized top 100 education and research institution. We are committed to providing a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people with disabilities.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender-neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months of service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have childcare facilities on campus for children from 6 weeks to Kindy.
  • We enable flexible working, taking into account part-time and job-sharing regulations.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded Bronze employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and are actively working to improve gender equality.

If you have any questions about your application, please contact the person named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at [email protected] with details of your request. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit reference number and a member of the team will respond to your query.

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