Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University

Research Worker - Student Success Evaluation


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Research Worker - Student Success Evaluation

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Date: 13 Feb 2024

Job Location: AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity

CQUniversity is committed to the improvement of employment outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The aim of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment and Career Development Strategy is to address the under-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across all CQUniversity campuses. The filling of this position is intended to constitute an equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) , and s 105 of the Anti- Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld). This position is therefore only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

  • Fixed Term (until 31/12/2024), Full Time
  • Office of Indigenous Engagement
  • CQUniversity Townsville, Mackay, Cairns or Rockhampton (or flexible work options/other campus locations may be available)
  • Support Research Worker Level 6
  • Total Remuneration $103,193 to $111,140 pa (including salary of $87,200 to $93,915 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

    Working at CQUniversity

    Are you passionate about improving educational outcomes for First Nations Peoples and the positive impact this makes on families and future generations? CQUniversity is seeking a research worker to assist with multiple research projects. Specifically, you will assist and coordinate as required, research to evaluate student success strategies overseen by the First Nations Success Strategies Committee (FNSSC) at CQUniversity.

    You will be experienced and competent in conducting qualitative and quantitative research, collating and analysing data and identifying key themes and outcomes. You will also be involved in conducting literature reviews and searches, drafting reports and presenting findings to the lead researcher and management. You have a demonstrated ability to contribute to, and conduct independent research. In addition, you hold knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultures and societies, with the ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.

    Be rewarded

  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • Generous carers, maternity and paternity leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund)
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance
  • Fantastic staff professional / career development opportunities
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program
  • Position Requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to research projects, including the ability to successfully complete research-related administrative tasks (including drafting of ethics applications), undertake project planning and coordination, collect and accurately record data, and complete in- depth statistical analyses.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement both qualitative and quantitative research methods.
  • Demonstrated capacity to engage and network effectively with stakeholders, especially within Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities.
  • A degree with extensive relevant research experience
  • Position Description

    For further information about this position, please refer to the position description.

    Apply today for a career that changes lives

    Applications Close: 11:59pm, Sunday 10 March 2024

    Job Requisition ID: 4288

    Contact Details:

    Thomas Doering

    (07) 4930 9675

    [email protected]

    When submitting your application, please include:

    Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position.

    Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

    CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity's domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.

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    Job details


    Research Worker - Student Success Evaluation


    Central Queensland University




    February 13, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 10, 2024

    Job type



    Education,Social Science

    About the employer

    Central Queensland University was founded in Rockhampton in 1967 and now has more than 30,000 students spread across 24 campuses and locations all over Australia. It is regarded within the sector as Australia’s most inclusive and engaged university. The university has more than 300 courses across six areas of discipline, from short course and certificate level courses through to PhD courses. It is a National ELT Accreditation Scheme (NEAS) accredited institution.

    It has been recognised among the top 800 universities worldwide by the Times Higher Education World Rankings. It has also ranked within the world’s top 650 universities by QS World University Rankings and as one of the world’s best universities under 50 years of age by the Times Higher Education and QS World University Rankings.

    The university develops strong and mutually beneficial partnerships with business and industry. This includes opportunities related to research, scholarships, training, etc. They have established strong links with renowned industry partners, from both the public and private sectors, through research collaboration, integrated learning opportunities, scholarships and funding. These partnerships result in real benefits for the industry, business, community and students. The university is also involved in a wide range of research projects.

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