Working with the Whitlam Institute

Thank you for your interest in working with the Whitlam Institute. Employment opportunities will be posted here as they become available.

 


Communications Manager
Full-time ongoing

The Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University is looking for an experienced communications professional to manage our public affairs, communications, education and outreach programs as part of its Management Team.

The Whitlam Institute exists for all Australians who care about what matters in a fair Australia. We bridge the historical legacy of Gough Whitlam's years in public life and the contemporary relevance of the Whitlam Program to public discourse and policy. The Whitlam Institute at the Female Orphan School is now rapidly growing into a vibrant, multifaceted centre of ideas, culture and arts, all within one of the most significant heritage sites in Australia.

We have a great opportunity for a skilled and motivated Communications Manager to join our small team at an exciting time in the development of the Institute and its public programs. The Communications Manager will have: strong leadership and management experience and an ability to build effective teams, high level personal, verbal and written communication skills; strong strategic and analytic skills; professional experience in media, marketing and/or publicity and in the design and delivery high quality communications; and an ability to work effectively with a wide range of people and interests.

For more information and to apply, please visit Western Sydney University - Current Vacancies.

Ref 708/17, Closing date: 31 May 2017

 


Education and Outreach Officer  

Part-Time (.6 FTE), Fixed Term for 2 years

We have a great opportunity for a skilled and motivated Education and Outreach Officer to join our small team at an exciting time in the development of the Institute and its public program in the Female Orphan School. We're looking for a confident and experienced educator or facilitator who relates well to kids and diverse communities, who has a collaborative approach to teaching and learning, and who has a strong social justice ethic. Experience in teaching civics concepts and an interest in politics and history would also be very favourable attributes. The Education and Outreach Officer will have high level personal, verbal and written communication skills, experience in designing and delivering education programs, and an ability to work effectively with a wide range of people and interests. This role requires the provision of a Working with Children clearance prior to commencement.  

For more information and to apply, please visit Western Sydney University - Current Vacancies.

Ref 812/17 Closing Date: 4 June 2017


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