Law and Justice Projects Coordinator - Alice Springs
North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency
- Full time
- $94,084 - $104,793
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identified position
The North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency Ltd (NAAJA) provides legal aid andjustice programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the NorthernTerritory with offices in Darwin, Palmerston, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs.The Law and Justice Project’s section leads a broad range of projects and programs that empower Aboriginal people and improve justice outcomes. Our flagship program is a specialised Community Legal Education (CLE) practice, developed andstrengthened over many years and adapted to the unique nature and circumstances ofthe Northern Territory. We also lead NAAJA’s policy and law reform work collaboratingacross our frontline services and placing at the centre Aboriginal views of policy and laws. Our team comprises majority Aboriginal staff including lawyers and law studentsand collectively our team reflects a diverse set of skill sets, backgrounds and connections to deliver excellence.
1. Lead NAAJA’s policy and law reform in Central Australia at relevant NT andCommonwealth meetings, committees and forums and represent NAAJA as required.
2. Develop written policy and law reform submissions by consulting across NAAJA inthe Northern Territory and drawing on your own research and communication skills.
3. Maintain strong and professional relationships with key stakeholders and in particularrelevant Aboriginal organisations. Actively contribute to stakeholder policy networks and forums at a local and Territory wide level, as appropriate.
4. Work with a team to support innovation and excellence in projects and program delivery. Actively support Aboriginal leadership and the strengthening of collaborations and partnerships acrossNAAJA and more broadly that relate to law and justice.
5. Lead the development and implementation of Law and Justice Projects sectionprojects and programs for Central Australia consistent with the broader sectionplanning.
6. Identify and actively support efforts to build programs and secure funding for lawand justice programs and activities in Central Australia.
7. Ensure timely and effective management of the Law & Justice Projects section,including annual section planning and regular section meetings consistent withNAAJA’s Strategic Plan and the section’s planning requirements.
8. Provide managerial support and supervision to Community Legal Education staff,including conducting bi-annual performance reviews.
9. Facilitate Community Legal Education staff to develop, implement and review actionplans, ensuring consistency with NAAJA’s strategic plan.
10. Other duties as directed.
Applications close 29 September, 2023.
For further information please contact NAAJA