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Data Literacy Specialist - Melbourne / Sydney

The Smith Family
  • Be part of an organisation that makes a difference
  • A unique opportunity to build the data literacy and capability of a dynamic for-purpose organisation
  • Temporary full-time role (till the end of June 2023)
  • Flexible location (Melbourne or Sydney)

The Smith Family is an independent children's charity helping Australian children living in disadvantage to get the most out of their education, so they can create better futures for themselves. As we lead up to our Centenary, it’s an exciting time to be joining our family. We are currently seeking a Data Literacy Specialist to help us achieve The Smith Family’s vision.

Reporting to the Data Enablement Strategy Project Manager and working with a small dedicated and passionate team, you will be contributing to The Smith Family’s vision by building and enhancing our organisational data literacy and capability.

A day in the life of a Data Literacy Specialist might look like this, but every day can be different.

Primarily, you will be responsible for:

  • Implementation of our Data Literacy Framework and Approach
  • Partnering with Leaders to identify, define and respond to data literacy capability requirements across their teams
  • Brokering and/or designing data literacy experiences which incorporate formal, experiential, and social learning
  • Overseeing and expanding a central sharepoint of data learning and support resources
  • Linking data literacy initiatives to business priorities to ensure leadership alignment and buy-in

It takes a special kind of person to be our Data Literacy Specialist.

Our successful candidate will bring the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications or equivalent experience in a relevant field of learning and development and/or data analytics
  • Experience in the application of learning and behaviour change principles and practices
  • Experience in the design and implementation of training and development programs
  • Ability to relate to and assist individuals at all levels of data literacy
  • Highly developed stakeholder management and influencing skills

About our culture

The Smith Family has employees at the centre of its values and operations. We nurture a supportive and inclusive culture that enables people to achieve personal and professional goals, through collaboration and innovation. With a proven work-life balance, wellbeing and health are our top priorities. Enjoy many other benefits, such as tax concessions and flexible working arrangements.

If you are passionate about what you do, committed to make a difference and this sounds like your next role, please click apply, we’d love to hear from you. You may view the position description attached. For any other information, please contact Vena Bucholtz, Project Manager, Data Enablement Strategy at vena.bucholtz@thesmithfamily.com.au using the subject line: Data Literacy Specialist - Melbourne / Sydney enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Due to the nature of this role, the successful candidate must be prepared to undertake a National Police Check and a Working with Children’s Check. We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to principles of cultural diversity. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

The Smith Family is obligated to comply with Federal, State and Territory Government Rules and Health Orders. For roles that fall under Health Orders, to be eligible applicants will either need to provide proof of Vaccination or a Medical exemption.

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