Policy Officer

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

APS Level 6 - $72,056 - $81,960

Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time

Acton - ACT

Closing date: Wednesday, 26 September 2018

2 days to apply

Job description


The Policy Officer is responsible for conducting high-quality, evidence based policy research including data collation and analysis. The research contributes to a quantitative and qualitative evidence base to provide strategic direction, inform policy development and operational decision-making.
The Policy Officer provides timely and accurate advice, underpinned by strong analysis contextual awareness and stakeholder consultation. The advice must reflect strong research, evidence and aim to support and strengthen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander rights and cultures.



Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

3 years up until 30 June 2021

Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is Identified, then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

For more information:

Dr Lisa Strelein, 02 6246 1155

Position number:

Vacancy N.N. 10733387

Agency website:

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies website