The Catholic Diocese of Rockhampton is one of five in the State of Queensland and one of the twenty-eight dioceses in Australia. The Most Reverend Michael McCarthy is the 10th Bishop of Rockhampton. His appointment was announced by Pope Francis on 10 March 2014.
Catholic Education in the Diocese is comprised of 9 Kindergartens, 31 Primary Schools and 8 Colleges, which educate approx. 16,000 students through the dedication of about 3,400 staff.
The role of the Catholic Education Office (CEO) is to serve and support Catholic Education across the Diocese. Catholic Education in the Diocese of Rockhampton is committed to high quality teaching & learning.
Position Title: HR and Recruitment Coordinator
Reports to: Employee Support Services Manager
Location: Catholic Education Office, Rockhampton
The mission of Catholic Education Office is to accept a call from God to serve the educational communities of the Diocese of Rockhampton.
The Diocese stretches from Bundaberg in the South to Mackay in the North and West to Longreach and beyond to the Northern Territory border. Schools and colleges supported by the Catholic Education Office are organised into four geographic regions. In each region these schools are supported by an Assistant Director Schools through whom communication between the principal and the local school community, on the one hand, and the Catholic Education Office (CEO), on the other hand, are maintained.
Each Catholic school is self-managing, but not self-governing. Each Catholic school operates according to the mandate of the Diocesan Church, and its leader, the Bishop of the Diocese. The Bishop delegates responsibility for the provision of Catholic Education to the Director of Catholic Education.
Purpose of the Position
The purpose of the HR and Recruitment Coordinator is to provide leadership and development in the areas of recruitment, staff compliance and employment related matters to meet the growing needs of kindergartens, primary schools and secondary colleges within Catholic Education in the Diocese of Rockhampton.
A full position description and relevant organisation chart will be provided later in the process.
Reporting and Other Relationships
- This position is responsible to the Assistant Director: Administration for duties as allocated by the Employee Support Services Manager and regularly reports to that person.
- Reporting to the HR and Recruitment Coordinator are two Personnel Officers.
- Other relationships of significance are those with the AD Schools, School Staff and external consultants and organisations.
- The role holder will liaise regularly with a variety of staff and will require well developed interpersonal skills
Reason for Vacancy
This is a newly created role.
Conditions of Employment
- A salary in the range of $98,000 to $102,000 is anticipated to attract the high calibre person we seek.
- Superannuation of 9.5% is in addition to the salary noted above.
- 4 weeks annual leave per annum.
- Salary is adjusted on July 1st each year in line with the Teaching award.
- Assistance with relocation costs is available, if required.
- The Working with Children (Risk Management & Screening) Act 2000 requires the preferred applicant to be subject to “working with children check” as part of the employment screening process. Further details regarding this check may be obtained by accessing the web site of the Public Safety Business Agency at the following internet address: https://www.bluecard.qld.gov.au
- Current drivers licence.
We anticipate people with an interest in this role will align with the following criteria:
- Willingness and capability to fit within the ethos of a large Catholic employer;
- An HR practitioner with similar level HR experience, including having led and developed staff;
- Able to initiate and deliver new systems and process improvements;
- A consultative person with the desire to listen and build trust;
- Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or a related discipline.
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The Selection Process
Key dates are as follows:
|Date of project launch/advertising||Fri 24th May|
|Trak Search discussions commence||From Mon 3rd June|
|Latest anticipated date for applications||Mon 10th June|
|Trak Search provides applications to CEO||Mon 17th June|
|Likely CEO short listing||Week commencing Mon 24th June|
|Anticipated date for client interviews||Week of Monday 1st or 8th July|
Significant aspects of this project include:
- At the outset you will not be required to: complete an application form; provide a lengthy, comprehensive document to address the selection criteria; or supply referee details.
- Trak Search will arrange to have a brief telephone conversation with people interested in this role. At this time additional information will also be provided to you.
- A late application could be accepted, providing it does not adversely impact other applications or the schedule.
- On Monday 17th June all resumes will be forwarded to the CEO Rockhampton and their shortlisting will occur soon after.
- From Monday 17th June all contact regarding this role (including invitations to interview and unsuccessful advice) will occur directly between applicants and CEO Rockhampton, with Trak Search not involved.
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