Job opening: Manager at Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre

Amanda Hamilton panikata at
Wed Jan 25 03:29:46 UTC 2012

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Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre in Port Hedland, Western Australia seeks an experienced manager to lead their strong team. The manager is responsible for all day-to-day operations and staff management, and reports to a committed, cohesive Board of Directors, while also assisting the board with strategic direction, service development and building networks. The centre employs 15 staff including linguists and language workers, and also runs a successful Cultural Awareness Training enterprise.

The successful candidate should have experience in the management of staff and other resources, and a respect for and understanding of Aboriginal culture.

The package includes salary and allowances of $90,438 to $99,568 (depending on qualifications and experience) plus super, subsidised rental housing, private use of vehicle within the Town of Port Hedland and five weeks annual leave.

Wangka Maya was established in 1987 and aims to record and maintain the Aboriginal languages of the Pilbara region. In 2008 the organisation completed construction of its purpose-built language centre in Port Hedland, WA.

Please contact Nadine Hicks at manager at<mailto:manager at> for more information. Applications close 6 February 2012.

Nadine Hicks
Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Language Centre<>

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