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Program Manager - Aboriginal Youth Research Program - Broome

Telethon Kids Institute

The Opportunity

Join our team! An exciting opportunity exists to work with the Telethon Kids Institute in Broome with Professor Juli Coffin to manage a program of research that includes the Yawardani Jan-ga Equine-Assisted Learning Research Program.

The Role

A key focus of this role will be on managing the implementation and day to day running of the program. 

This position will work with Professor Coffin and play a crucial role in her Aboriginal Youth Social & Emotional Wellbeing team.  Part of your role will include:

  • Operational planning and achievement of goals for the Aboriginal Youth Social & Emotional Wellbeing Research Team
  • Planning and managing research projects
  • Contract management and preparation of proposals
  • Reports, ethics, tracking project milestones and budgets
  • Stakeholder and community engagement and contribution to publications

This is a full time position, for 2 years with the possibility of extension.

Your Experience

To be eligible for this role, applicants should also have a Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care, health promotion, public health, community development, research, social work or other relevant work.

Individuals must demonstrate:

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience managing programs
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture
  • Experience in building relationships and working collaboratively with key stakeholders at various levels
  • Ability to set goals, manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team 

Experience working in research and youth social and emotional wellbeing highly desirable.

The successful candidate will be asked to provide a satisfactory National Police Check, a Working with Children Check and Proof of working rights in Australia prior to commencement.

How to apply

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