The ALC is seeking an experienced Language Centre Coordinator/Linguist to to effectively and efficiently coordinate and manage all aspects the Language Centre to ensure maintenance and preservation of the Anindilyakwa language for generations to come.
The Language Centre Coordinator/Linguist is responsible for managing a diverse and specialist team of Warnumamalya (Indigenous) and Wurrumungkadirra (non-Indigenous) language professionals dedicated to keeping the Anindilyakwa language strong. In the pursuit of actively protecting, maintaining and promoting the Anindilyakwa language the Language Centre Coordinator/Linguist is responsible for working alongside the Language Centre Senior Cultural Lead to ensure the efficient management of all Language Centre staff and project areas including the;
- Umbakumba Language team consisting of a Linguist and up to 5 Language Officers,
- Angurugu Language team consisting of a Linguist and up to 5 Language Officers,
- Milyakburra Language team consisting of a Language Officer; and
- Digital Media and Heritage team consisting of up to 2 Language Officers and a Project Officer.
Additionally, the Language Centre liaises closely with the Wurriyukwayuwa-langwa Board to assist in the development of Bilingual Curriculum resources that will be used both in the associated Independent Boarding College and in community schools throughout the Groote Archipelago. The Language Centre Coordinator/Linguist will be required to establish and maintain a strong, productive and collaborative relationship with the Wurriyukwayuwa-langwa’s Education Advisor and Resource Production Unit.
Accommodation and relocation assistance will be provided to the successful applicant. For more information about this position and the remuneration package, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (07) 4242 1172.
- Proven management experience, including employee management capabilities and the ability to develop, implement and manage programs, activities and projects.
- Sound knowledge of Australian Indigenous languages, with qualifications or extensive experience in the areas of linguistics and experience in teaching or adult education.
- Experience in mentoring, supporting and providing career progression opportunities to Indigenous staff.
- Experience working in a cross-cultural environment, particularly in the context of a not-for-profit or community organisation.
- High level negotiation skills together with an ability to communicate effectively at all levels and a proven record of developing and maintaining effective relationships across an organisation, with clients and other stakeholders.
- Demonstrated experience in financial management (including adherence to budgets, sourcing and applying for grants, and financial reporting).
- Demonstrated experience with computer packages for the preparation of data and reports.
- Possess a current NT driver license or ability to obtain.
- Previous experience working in a remote Indigenous community.
- Excellent IT skills and ability to troubleshoot IT issues.
Pre-employment screening, including an AFP criminal record check, may be undertaken on the person who is being recommended for appointment.
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How to apply
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