Senior Project Manager/Research Fellow (Law), Executive Level One (EL1).

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Join Australia’s leading collecting, research and publishing institution on the cultures and histories of Indigenous Australians.


Over its 50-year history, AIATSIS has evolved into a national authority on Indigenous studies.  It is a hub for collaborative, ethical collecting and research and develops Indigenous staff and researchers.  AIATSIS Collections are one of the world’s leading collections of printed, audio and visual materials on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, history and societies.


Senior Project Manager/Research Fellow (Law)

Executive Level 1

Ongoing/Non-Ongoing Full-time

$92,620 – $101,598

A Merit Pool may be established from this selection process to fill future Non-Ongoing positions.


Special Measures

This will be filled using the Special Measures provision, which allows for the targeted recruitment of Indigenous Australians into the Australian Public Service.  The vacancy is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. The filling of this employment opportunity is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.


Closing Date: 5pm Friday 10 January 2020


How to apply:

Applicants must refer to ‘Our Ideal Candidate’ within the Application Pack and provide a summary of no more than 1550 words outlining your suitability for the role. This should include the ability to demonstrate knowledge and an understanding of both Indigenous cultures and the issues affecting Indigenous Australians today and an ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


Please consult the AIATSIS web site for more information including the position description and selection criteria and follow the steps for how to apply at


These are identified positions

The Institute values a skilled and diverse workforce to meet the needs of the organisation in the promotion of knowledge and understanding of Australian Indigenous cultures, past and present.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.