Katherine language centre job


Diwurruwurru-jaru Aboriginal Corporation (DAC) seeks applications from
suitably qualified persons for the position of Coordinator. The position
will be based in Katherine, NT. The Coordinator will be responsible to an
Indigenous Committee representing language groups throughout the Katherine

o Coordinate the activities on an Indigenous language centre, including
financial management.
o Coordinate language projects and associated resources.
o Promote the activities of DAC and liaise with other agencies in relation
to language activities.
o Implement policy and direction established by the Committee.

Essential: Ability to maintain Aboriginal input and control of an
organisation while at the same time ensuring regulations are met. Effective
communication with Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. Experience with
resourcing an organisation. Strong administration and organisational skills.
Demonstrated ability to select and supervise staff and contractors.
Experience with preparation and monitoring of budgets. An A class driver's
Desirable:  Some knowledge of Australian Languages and associated issues.
Understanding of accounting systems. Experience working with a
community-based organisation.

Salary allied to the Aboriginal Communities and Organisations (WA) Award,
five weeks annual leave.

To obtain the Selection Criteria and Duty Statement, contact Robin Hodgson
or Michelle Dawson on (08) 89711233, Fax (08) 89710561 or e-mail

Written applications addressing the Selection Criteria, with names and
contact numbers of two referees should be forwarded to:

The Chairperson, Diwurruwurru-jaru Aboriginal Corporation
PO Box 871, Katherine NT 0851
Applications close c.o.b. 23 May 2005

Robin Hodgson
Diwurruwurru-jaru Aboriginal Corporation
(Katherine Regional Aborginal Language Centre
PO Box 871
Katherine NT 0851

Ph: 08 89711233
Fax: 08 89710561