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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment at University of Tasmania

At University of Tasmania we value diversity, and the strength, resilience and creativity it brings. We value the creative possibilities that arise when people with skills, talents and innovative ideas come together and give each other the confidence to focus on opportunity. We are a Tasmanian institution, and we work in a unique setting and actively partner with the communities in which we live. We look to build on existing partnerships and develop new partnerships with Aboriginal communities.

University of Tasmania an exciting place to work for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Our Strategic Plan for Aboriginal Engagement (PDF 1.9 MB) has been developed to reflect our goal of increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in employment at the University.

Why come to University of Tasmania?

We aim to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working at the University, and support the development of current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees. We recruit, engage and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, by providing a culturally safe and enriching environment for all staff.

What jobs are available?

Roles at the University include professional, academic and services positions. As a large organisation we are able to offer a wide range of positions. Please visit our Jobs and Careers website to see currently advertised roles.

What support is provided?

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Co-ordinator is available to help you with any questions about working at the University of Tasmania. Please email or telephone: 03 6430 4505, and we are happy to assist with any questions you may have. We provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff the opportunity to meet and develop professional and personal relationships with other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, through social events, cultural activities and more formal events. The friendly and supportive environment at the University of Tasmania will ensure that you will have the assistance you need to develop your career.

For more information contact

Telephone (03) 6430 4505 or email Jacinta Vanderfeen, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Co-ordinator