We’re looking for a professional Research Fellow with relevant experience who wants to join our team of 1500 employees and 1000 volunteers to make a difference on a Permanent Full-Time basis, working 38 hours per week based in Fitzroy.
The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For over 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.
We are passionate about the work we do.
We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society - a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.
The Research Fellow will lead the design, implementation and reporting of a three-year impact evaluation of the National Youth Employment Body (NYEB).
- Manage a stream of impact evaluation work for the NYEB
- Contribute to and manage an evidence and knowledge base that furthers the youth employment research and policy agenda.
- Support the overall SPARC strategic leadership and management.
Salary will be in the range of $108,021.41 – $112,531.17 per annum, based on skills and experience plus superannuation.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.
To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for someone who has the following key skills and experiences:
- An appropriate post graduate qualification with extensive relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
- Well-developed knowledge of evaluation and monitoring approaches and methodologies.
Well-developed organisational skills, including the ability to manage staff, plan workload, prioritise and meet deadlines.
Well-developed research skills, including quantitative skills at a level sufficient for design of multivariate statistical analysis and qualitative skills for leading thematic analyses.
- Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay - up to $18,550 can be packaged every year (details via AccessPay)!
- Career development opportunities
- Leave loading of 17.5%
- Flexible working arrangements
- Employee Assistance Program
BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.
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If you have any questions about the role, or want more clarification, please contact Joseph Borladgan at JBorlagdan@bsl.org.au for a confidential discussion.
To view the Position Description and the Key Selection Criteria, please click here.
Applications close: Sunday 04 June 2023 at 11.55 pm
The Brotherhood of St Laurence adheres to Government vaccination mandates.
We encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. As an Equal Employment Opportunity provider, we understand the importance of diversity and inclusion recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect. We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We encourage you to submit your application for this role if you meet some or most of the key selection criteria.
BSL is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo relevant pre- employment checks for their role, including a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check (where necessary), and sign our Child & Adult Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.
Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics. Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.