Our employment strategies
At La Trobe, we encourage diversity, and actively recruit with this in mind. We are particularly proud of being an Employer of Choice for women.
Indigenous Australian candidates; register your Expression of Interest here to receive regular job vacancy information at La Trobe University.
All current plans are to be extended by 12 months following the appointment of the inaugural Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous.
Indigenous employment strategy
La Trobe University is strongly committed to playing a leading role in 'Closing the Gap' in educational and employment outcomes for Indigenous Australians.
The La Trobe University – Closing the Gap, 35 in 5 Indigenous Employment Strategy 2010-2015 [PDF 1.8MB] was officially launched by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Johnson on 29 September 2010 and commits the University to creating an additional 35 long term sustainable employment opportunities for Indigenous Australians. The endeavors to achieve the goal of an additional 35 jobs for Indigenous Australians will include creating pathways through fulltime, continuing, part-time, contractual, special project, and seasonal jobs.
Indigenous employment enquiries can be forwarded to the Indigenous Employment Coordinator (IEC). The IEC is responsible for the employment, retention and career development of Indigenous employees at La Trobe and can be contacted on 03 9479 3385 or Indigenous-Employment@latrobe.edu.au
Please register your Expression of Interest for consideration and notification for roles that may become available in the future. This expression of Interest will be held on file for a period of twelve (12) months and actively matched against any suitable position that may arise during that time.
Equal opportunity and diversity strategy
The Equality and Diversity Centre works closely with People and Culture at La Trobe, to promote full and equal participation of all staff and to foster an environment free of discrimination and harassment.
This includes a commitment to Equal Opportunity and confidence to employees that they will be treated fairly and receive equal access to opportunities.
For more information, see the La Trobe University Equal opportunity/diversity strategy Policy (PDF 51KB).
Employer of Choice for Gender Equality
The University is working towards attaining this prestigious citation in 2016. The citation is awarded by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency, formerly known as the Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace agency.