Outreach and Education Coordinator

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Crawley, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 10 Aug 2022

Job no:510271
Work type:full time
Location:Crawley
Categories:Student Administration / Support Services


The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR)

  • Rare opportunity to join a team of high-achieving science communication professionals
  • Base salary range: $ 92,679 – $102,830 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
  • Level 7, full-time appointment on a 2-year fixed term basis

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities.  With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to ‘innovate and inspire’ there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team
The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) is an exciting joint venture between The University of Western Australia and Curtin University with funding support from the State Government. The Centre’s research focus is for the scientific capabilities enabled by the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), its pathfinders and the technology necessary to realise these endeavours. The Centre’s headquarters are located at UWA, with research nodes at both UWA and the Curtin. ICRAR is one of the lead Australian organisations participating in the $3.0 billion international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Project. ICRAR is one of the largest astronomy organisations in Australia.

About the opportunity
Reporting to the Strategic Engagement Manager, you will coordinate the Centre’s connection to external and internal stakeholders through innovative and high-profile public events such as Perth Astrofest, design and implement effective educational programs, and maintain ICRAR’s high visibility at events and conferences.

About you
To be considered for this role, you will demonstrate a relevant tertiary qualification and substantial relevant experience in the design and delivery of STEM themed outreach and education programs. You will also demonstrate enthusiasm for science, science communication, education, and astronomy along with an ability to provide effective leadership, motivation and direction to peers and small teams of staff, and work collaboratively with staff from other sections with competing interests

About your application
Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:   Position description - Coordinator (Outreach and Education) (510271).pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document to your resume. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria .

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Wednesday, 10 August 2022

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Cass Rowles on (08) 6488 7768 or at cassandra.rowles@uwa.edu.au . 

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity
UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goals.

  • We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered
  • UWA has been awarded Bronze Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2021)

UWA has also been awarded Athena Swan Bronze Accreditation in 2020 UWA is committed to inclusive recruitment and is happy to adjust the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. If you have queries in relation to the application process, please contact talent-hr@uwa.edu.au  referencing the 6-digit job reference number and type of communication you prefer, and a member of our team will be in touch to discuss your requirements.


Advertised:27 Jul 2022 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close:10 Aug 2022 11:55 PM W. Australia Standard Time


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