Job Description

About this Opportunity

  • Fixed Term (until 30.06.2025), Full Time
  • Office of Vice-Chancellor and President
  • CQUniversity Gladstone 
  • Total Remuneration $147,402 to $154,253 pa (including salary of $124,557 to $130,346 plus 17% superannuation and 12.96% leave loading)

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.


Working at CQUniversity

Your New Team
Is the Backbone Team supporting Gladstone Region engaging in action Together (GRT), a Stronger Places, Stronger People (SPSP) initiative of the Australian Government in partnership with Queensland Government and local partners. GRT is a place-based, community-led initiative. You will work alongside partners in the service sector to improve community wellbeing. You will contribute as a member of the national Restacking the Odds (RSTO) Team and be employed by CQUniversity. 

Your New Role
This key community partnership position is referred to as a RSTO Implementation Manager and is critical to aligning and optimising community efforts to deliver on the community-designed Gladstone Region Wellbeing Action Plan. 

You will build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships and partnerships and affect change in processes, practices, and systems at a service and whole of community level, creating the conditions that enable all children to thrive. Working closely with local service providers, you will build motivation and commitment to implement the RSTO framework and support its use to inform service improvements. 

You will project manage specific work scopes and projects in data collection, analysis and reporting and build partner capability to collect, report and use data to inform quality improvement practices, strategic decision making and monitoring & evaluation efforts. 

 Position Requirements

  • Education: Postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience or extensive management experience and proven management expertise or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Knowledge: Fields of service design and improvement, systems transformation, and translation of research to policy and/or practice. 
  • Business Expertise: Co-design, community engagement or participatory action research projects, develop and deliver capacity building initiatives in the health or education sectors.
  • Project Management: Develop and drive new projects and activities to address arising needs as well as continuous improvement.
  • Analytical skills: Analyse and report quantitative and qualitative data and help others understand data.
  • Communication: Build rapport with service providers, community stakeholders, and policy makers and work well across a diverse range of socio-economic and cultural groups.
  • Problem-Solving: Analyse complex issues and find innovative solutions.


Position Description

For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.


Apply today for a career that changes lives

Applications Close: 11:59pm, Thursday 6 June 2024

Job Requisition ID: 4696

When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.